166 Ended or Cancelled TV Shows for the 2019-20 Season


2019-20 canceled TV shows

Here’s a list of TV shows that aired (or are expected to air) during the 2019-20 season (roughly September 2019 through August 2020) but didn’t return for the 2020-21 season. Not finding a show that you believe has been cancelled? Check the 2020-21 season list or the 2018-19 season list. You can also check our status pages.

Most recent additions:  Little Voice (Apple TV+), Cursed (Netflix), Counting On (TLC), Don’t (ABC), World of Dance (NBC), The Twilight Zone (CBS All Access), I May Destroy You (HBO), High Maintenance (HBO), At Home with Amy Sedaris (truTV), One Day at a Time (Pop TV), The Outsider (HBO), The Order (Netflix), Interrogation (CBS All Access), Castle Rock (Hulu), Brave New World (Peacock), Teenage Bounty Hunters (Netflix), Ink Master (Paramount), Battle of the Fittest Couples (Paramount), United We Fall (ABC), 68 Whiskey (Paramount Network), The Big Show Show (Netflix), Ashley Garcia: Genius in Love (Netflix), NOS4A2 (AMC), Altered Carbon (Netflix), I Am Not Okay with This (Netflix), Penny Dreadful: City of Angels (Showtime), Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj (Netflix), White Lines (Netflix), E! News (E!), Pop of the Morning (E!), In the Room (E!), High Fidelity (Hulu), Siren (Freeform), Taskmaster (The CW), Briarpatch (USA Network), Kidding (Showtime), Katy Keene (The CW), Vagrant Queen (Syfy), and Council of Dads (NBC).

This list will be updated as the season progresses so feel free to bookmark and check back. If I’ve missed something, please let me know.  

13 Reasons Why (Netflix)
The controversial high school drama was renewed for a fourth and final season.

68 Whiskey (Paramount Network)
A comedic drama about a multicultural band of Army medics stationed in Afghanistan, this series was cancelled after one season.

The 100 (The CW)
Series creator Jason Rothenberg revealed that the sci-fi series would be ending with seven seasons and 100 episodes.

The Affair (Showtime)
The cable channel announced that this psychological drama series would end with season five.

AJ and the Queen (Netflix)
A drama created by Michael Patrick King and RuPaul (who also stars), this show ran for one season of 10 episodes before being dropped.

Alexa & Katie (Netflix)
About a teenage girl fighting cancer and her best friend, this series lasted for three seasons.

Almost Family (FOX)
A drama about the offspring of a fertility doctor who used his own sperm to conceive over 100 children, this series drew low ratings and was cancelled after one season.

Altered Carbon (Netflix)
After 250 years in suspended animation, a prisoner returns to life in a new body with one chance to win his freedom — by solving a mind-bending murder. The show ran for two seasons and an anime prequel movie before being cancelled.

Ambitions (OWN)
A family drama series, this show ran for one season of 18 episodes on cable before being cancelled.

Anne with an E (Netflix)
A Canadian drama series that’s based on the classic novel, the show was cancelled after three seasons and 27 episodes.

Arrow (The CW)
This superhero series ended with an eighth season of 10 episodes.

Ashley Garcia: Genius in Love (Netflix)
A comedy show about a 15-year-old rocket scientist, this series was cancelled after one season.

Astronomy Club: The Sketch Show (Netflix)
A comedy series featuring all black players, this sketch show was cancelled after six episodes.

At Home with Amy Sedaris (truTV)
A surreal comedy series, this show lasted for three seasons before being cancelled.

The Baker and the Beauty (ABC)
A romantic drama-comedy, this mid-season series was cancelled after nine episodes.

Ballers (HBO)
Prior to the premiere of season three, the premium cable channel announced that the series would end after 47 episodes.

Bastards (Apple TV+)
The tech giant ordered this Richard Gere drama to series but later cancelled those plans.

Battle of the Fittest Couples (Paramount)
A reality competition series, this show was dropped after one season.

Best Intentions (Pop)
This comedy TV show was greenlit but, that series order was cancelled before it could be produced.

The Big Show Show (Netflix)
A sitcom about a retired WWE Superstar and his family, this show was cancelled after one season.

Bless This Mess (ABC)
This single-camera comedy series stars Dax Shepard and Lake Bell as a young couple who move from New York to a farm in Nebraska. It ran for two seasons before being cancelled.

Blindspot (NBC)
The network renewed this Friday night drama for a fifth and final season. Hopefully, the writers will give the series a satisfying conclusion.

Bluff City Law (NBC)
Starring Jimmy Smits and Caitlin McGee, this legal drama series was dropped after a low-rated season of 10 episodes.

BoJack Horseman (Netflix)
An adult animated series, this show was cancelled after six seasons.

Born This Way (A&E)
Following the lives of adults with Down Syndrome, it was announced that this docuseries would end with a six-part short-form digital series and a one-hour holiday special series finale.

Brave New World (Peacock)
A sci-fi drama series based on the Aldous Huxley novel, this show was cancelled after one season.

Briarpatch (USA Network)
A drama anthology series, the first season stars Rosario Dawson. Unfortunately, there won’t be a second.

Brockmire (IFC)
A comedy series starring Hank Azaria, this show about a baseball announcer ends with season four.

Broke (CBS)
Pauley Perrette enjoyed a long run on NCIS but her comedy series was cut after just one season.

Carol’s Second Act (CBS)
Patricia Heaton has had mixed success with her sitcoms. Two of them — Everybody Loves Raymond and The Middle — had long runs. This one didn’t.

Castle Rock (Hulu)
The streaming service cancelled this anthology series which is based on the stories of horror author Stephen King.

Claws (TNT)
Though it’s one of the cable channel’s highest-rated (and few remaining) shows, the series ends with season four.

Cops (Paramount Network)
This venerable reality crime series ran for 25 seasons on FOX before moving to Spike TV (which became Paramount) in 2013. It was dropped by Paramount following protests calling for police reform.

Corporate (Comedy Central)
This work comedy was renewed for a third and final season on the cable channel.

Council of Dads (NBC)
An extended-family drama series, this mid-season replacement was cancelled after a single season of 10 episodes.

Counting On (TLC)
After 11 seasons, this Duggar spin-off of 19 Kids and Counting has been cancelled.

Cursed (Netflix)
A re-imagining of the Arthurian legend, this story is told through the eyes of the future Lady of the Lake. It was cancelled after one season.

Dance Moms: Abby’s Virtual Dance-Off (Lifetime)
Plans for this new series were dropped when the cable channel severed ties with Abby Lee Miller.

Dare Me (USA Network)
Set in the cutthroat world of competitive high school cheerleading, this cable series was dropped after one season.

Dark (Netflix)
It was revealed that this anthology series has just three chapters (seasons).

Daybreak (Netflix)
Based on a comic book series, this post-apocalyptic show was cancelled after one season of 10 episodes.

DC Daily (DC Universe)
A daily series that covers news and content related to DC Comics, this streaming series lasted less than two years.

Dear White People (Netflix)
A series that follows some black college students at an Ivy League institution, it’s been announced that it ends with volume four.

Defending Jacob (Apple TV+)
An eight-episode limited series, this show tells the story of a family dealing with the accusation that their 14-year-old son may be a murderer.

Deputy (FOX)
The network has decided not to order a second season of this Stephen Dorff crime drama series.

Devs (Hulu)
This series, about a young software engineer who believes her employer is behind the murder of her boyfriend, concluded after one season.

Don’t (ABC)
A comedic game show hosted by Adam Scott and narrated by Ryan Reynolds, this series was cancelled after one season.

The Durrells in Corfu (PBS)
A comedy-drama series that’s based on Gerald Durrell’s three autobiographical books, it was revealed that season four is the end.

E! News (E!)
This entertainment news program debuted in 1991 and ran for more than 7,500 episodes before being cancelled.

EastSiders (Netflix)
Ahead of the fourth season premiere, it was revealed that there wouldn’t be a fifth season.

The End of the F***king World (Netflix)
Series creator Charlie Covell said that there aren’t any plans for a third season of this British dark comedy series.

Emergence (ABC)
A mystery-thriller series, this show about a female police chief and a mysterious child lasted for just one season and 13 episodes.

Empire (FOX)
The music family drama was renewed for a sixth and final season.

Flack (Pop)
A dark comedy, this TV series was renewed for a second season and those episodes were produced but, the show was cancelled before they aired.

Florida Girls (Pop)
This comedy series was initially renewed for a second season but that order was cancelled before it could be produced.

Fresh Off the Boat (ABC)
Considering Constance Wu’s less-than-enthusiastic reaction to the sixth season renewal, a seventh season renewal seemed unlikely at best.

Fuller House (Netflix)
A sequel to the Full House sitcom (1987-95), this family comedy series ends with its fifth season. The extended Tanner clan will say goodbye after a total of 13 total seasons. Will they return someday?

Future Man (Hulu)
A sci-fi comedy series, this show revolves around an underachieving janitor who is needed to save the world. It ends with season three.

Glitch (Netflix)
The streaming service was renewed for a third season and it was later revealed that
season three was the end.

GLOW (Netflix)
Revolving around the 1980s syndicated women’s professional wrestling circuit, the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (GLOW), this show was renewed for a fourth and final season.

God Friended Me (CBS)
About a podcaster in search of the owner of a “God” account on social media, this Sunday night drama series lasted for two seasons before being cancelled.

Goliath (Amazon)
Starring Billy Bob Thornton, this legal drama was renewed for a fifth and final season.

The Good Place (NBC)
What the fork? It was announced that season four is the end of this afterlife comedy series.

Greenleaf (OWN)
Set at a megachurch in Memphis, it was announced that season five would be the end of this drama series.

Harlots (Hulu)
A period drama about a group of determined “businesswomen”, this series ran for three seasons and 24 episodes before being cancelled.

Hawaii Five-0 (CBS)
The network announced that McGarrett and his crew won’t be back for an 11th season.

Henry Danger (Nickelodeon)
This live-action superhero comedy series comes to a close after five seasons but some of the characters stick around for the Danger Force spin-off series.

High Fidelity (Hulu)
A comedy-drama starring Zoë Kravitz, this show centers around a record store owner in Brooklyn. It lasted for 10 episodes.

High Maintenance (HBO)
“The Guy” is out of business, at least for now. Co-creators Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair decided to end the show, at least for now.

High Noon (ESPN)
A daytime sports talk show that began in 2018, this series was reportedly cancelled due to low ratings.

Homeland (Showtime)
In April 2018, star Claire Danes confirmed that season eight would be this spy thriller’s final year. It was later revealed that the final season would be delayed.

Homicide Hunter: Lt Joe Kenda (Investigation Discovery)
Season nine is the end for this long-running series that follows veteran police detective Joe Kenda.

How to Get Away with Murder (ABC)
It was announced that season six of the Viola Davis series is the end.

I Am Not Okay with This (Netflix)
A superhero comedy series, this streaming show was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There won’t be a second season.

I May Destroy You (HBO)
Starring series creator Michaela Coel, this drama follows what happens after a young writer is given a drug and wakes up the next morning with gaps in her memory. It’s not expected to return for a second season.

If Loving You Is Wrong (OWN)
A primetime soap from Tyler Perry, this series is loosely based on The Single Moms Club feature film. The TV show debuted in 2014 and ran for five seasons.

Impulse (YouTube)
A series about Henrietta, a young girl who can teleport herself, won’t reappear for a third season.

In the Room (E!)
A celebrity home tour series hosted by Jason Kennedy, the show ran for a handful of episodes before being dropped.

Indebted (NBC)
A family sitcom starring Adam Pally, Steven Weber, and Fran Drescher, this series was cancelled after a low-rated 12 episode run.

Ink Master (Paramount)
A competition series for tattoo artists, this show was dropped after 13 seasons and 186 episodes.

Insatiable (Netflix)
A dark comedy series about a formerly overweight teen who seeks revenge who bullied her, this show ran for two seasons and 22 installments before being cancelled.

Interrogation (CBS All Access)
An experimental anthology drama series, this show was cancelled after one season.

Katy Keene (The CW)
A spin-off of the Riverdale series, this was the only regular 2019-20 season CW show to be cancelled.

Kidding (Showtime)
In this series, Jim Carrey plays Jeff Pickles, an iconic children’s television host. The series lasted for two seasons and 20 episodes.

Liar (SundanceTV)
Starring Joanne Froggatt and Ioan Gruffudd, this mystery drama series was renewed for a second season. It was later revealed that season two would be the end of the show.

Lights Out with David Spade (Comedy Central)
A late-night comedy series, this show was dropped by the cable channel after one season.

Limetown (Facebook Watch)
Starring Jessica Biel and Stanley Tucci, this show is about a journalist unraveling a mystery of 300 missing people. It ended after one season and 10 episodes.

Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector (NBC)
This Friday night crime drama was cancelled so, it looks like the serial killer will never be caught. The series ran for one season of 10 episodes.

Little Fires Everywhere (Hulu)
Starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington, this mini-series ran for eight episodes.

Little Voice (Apple TV+)
A comedy-drama, this show follows a uniquely talented performer and her struggle to fulfill her dreams. It was cancelled after nine episodes.

Live PD (A&E)
A highly-rated series that aired on Friday and Saturday nights, this show follows police officers in real-time. The program was cancelled following protests of police brutality.

Live PD Police Patrol (syndication)
This half-hour program is made up of unaired footage from the Live PD series. It was cancelled soon after Live PD was dropped.

Looking for Alaska (Hulu)
Based on the John Green novel, this drama series was designed to run just eight episodes.

Madam Secretary (CBS)
The Tiffany network renewed this Sunday night drama for a sixth season and later revealed that that would be the end.

The Magicians (Syfy)
Midway through the fifth season, it was revealed that this fantasy drama wouldn’t have a sixth year.

The Man in the High Castle (Amazon)
It’s been announced that the alt-history series ends with its fourth season.

Man with a Plan (CBS)
This Matt LeBlanc family sitcom ran for four seasons before being cancelled.

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD (ABC)
The network revealed that season seven is the end of the road for Agent Coulson and company.

Marvel’s Ghost Rider (Hulu)
The streaming service cancelled plans for this live-action series based on the 1970s comic book character.

Marvel’s Howard the Duck (Hulu)
The streaming service cancelled plans for an animated series based on the cigar-chomping character.

Marvel’s Runaways (Hulu)
It was revealed that this superhero series ends with season three.

Marvel’s Tigra & Dazzler Show (Hulu)
The show lost both its showrunner and writing staff and then, the streaming service cancelled its plans for this animated series about a super-powered tiger-woman and mutant who can convert sound vibrations into energy beams.

Medici (Netflix)
An Italian-British historical drama, this show ran for three seasons and 24 episodes.

The Mel Robbins Show (syndicated)
A daytime talk show, this series was cancelled after one season due to low ratings.

Messiah (Netflix)
This thriller series revolves around the world’s reaction to what may be the return of ‘Isa or Jesus. The streaming service opted not to renew the show for a second season.

Modern Family (ABC)
The alphabet network renewed this mockumentary-style family sitcom for an 11th and final season.

Mr. Robot (USA Network)
Creator, showrunner, and director Sam Esmail confirmed that season four is the end of the unique series.

Mrs. America (Hulu)
A mini-series starring Cate Blanchett, it follows the political movement to pass the Equal Rights Amendment. It ran for nine episodes.

Mrs. Fletcher (HBO)
Based on Tom Perrotta’s novel, this seven-episode series revolves around the personal and sexual journeys of an empty-nest mother and her college freshman son.

Muppets Live Another Day (Disney+)
The streaming service has cancelled plans for this new series about the Jim Henson creations.

Next in Fashion (Amazon)
A reality series hosted by designers Tan France and Alexa Chung, this show was cancelled after one season.

This supernatural drama series was cancelled after a drop of more than 50% in the ratings in season two.

October Faction (Netflix)
Based on the comic series by Steve Niles and Damien Worm, this supernatural series was cancelled after 10 episodes.

One Day at a Time (Pop TV)
This comedy reboot was cancelled after three seasons on Netflix, revived on Pop, and then cancelled again by Pop after a pandemic-shortened fourth season of seven episodes.

The Order (Netflix)
There won’t be a third season for this campy horror series. It’s been cancelled.

Outmatched (FOX)
A multi-camera sitcom starring Jason Biggs and Maggie Lawson, this series followed parents trying to cope with having children who are geniuses. It ran for 10 episodes before being cancelled.

The Outsider (HBO)
Despite having high ratings for the cable channel, this series was cancelled. Based on a novel by Stephen King, it ran for 10 episodes.

Party of Five (Freeform)
A reboot from the creators of the original 1990s drama series, this show ran for one short season before being cancelled.

Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj (Netflix)
This Peabody Award-winning political talk show tackles “the modern cultural and political landscape” and was dropped after 40 episodes.

Penny Dreadful: City of Angels (Showtime)
Set 50 years after the original Penny Dreadful series, this dark fantasy drama was dropped after one season.

Perfect Harmony (NBC)
Starring Bradley Whitford, this comedy series about a widowed Princeton instructor who becomes a music director for a small-town church. It ran for one season.

Poldark (PBS)
It was revealed that this historical drama series, based on the novels of Winston Graham, would conclude with season five.

Pop of the Morning (E!)
A morning talk show that follows pop culture and features celebrity news and interviews, this series was cancelled after 40 episodes.

Power (Starz)
The cable channel revealed that the crime drama would end with an extended sixth season.

Preacher (AMC)
Adapted from DC Comics’ Vertigo imprint, this supernatural drama follows a hard-drinking, chain-smoking preacher. It was announced the season four is the end.

Project Blue Book (History)
Based on the true, top-secret investigations into Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs), this drama series lasted for two seasons.

The Purge (USA Network)
An anthology horror series that’s based on the movie franchise of the same name, this series lasted for two seasons of 10 episodes each. It was cancelled.

The Ranch (Netflix)
Ashton Kutcher revealed that season four (parts seven and eight) would be the end of this multi-camera comedy series.

Ray Donovan (Showtime)
Starring Liev Schreiber, this drama series was abruptly dropped after eight seasons on the cable channel. Schreiber later said that he believed the series would have a resolution at some point.

Reprisal (Hulu)
Starring Abigail Spencer as a femme fatal, this drama series lasted for 10 episodes.

Run (HBO)
A black comedy thriller series, this show follows a pair of former college sweethearts who reunite to fulfill a pact they made 17 years earlier. Though the cable channel designated the seventh episode as the “series finale“, the series creator hoped for a second season.

Schitt’s Creek (Pop)
A comedy about the formerly wealthy Rose family, this series ended with season six.

Schooled (ABC)
A spin-off of The Goldbergs, this high school comedy series lasted for two seasons.

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (Netflix)
A reboot of the 1985 She-Ra: Princess of Power series, this animated series ends with season five.

Silicon Valley (HBO)
It’s been confirmed that this cable series ended with a sixth season of seven episodes.

Single Parents (ABC)
A single-camera sitcom about a group of single parents of small children, this series lasted for two seasons before being cancelled.

Siren (Freeform)
This fantasy drama series centers around the coastal town of Bristol Cove, Washington, which is known for legends of once being home to mermaids and mermen. It lasted for three seasons before being cancelled.

Sorry For Your Loss (Facebook Watch)
Revolving around a young widow who reassesses her life and relationships following the death of her husband, this show ended after two seasons and 20 installments.

Soundtrack (Netflix)
A musical drama about a diverse group of people in Los Angeles who are connected through “the music that lives inside their hearts and minds”, this series was cancelled after one season.

The Spanish Princess (Starz)
The cable channel ordered a “second run” of episodes to wrap up Catherine of Aragon’s story.

Spinning Out (Netflix)
A series about a pair of newly-partnered young ice skaters, this drama series was cancelled after 10 episodes.

Steven Universe (Cartoon Network)
A coming-of-age story of a young boy who lives with magical and humanoid aliens, this animated series comes to a close with an epilogue of 10 episodes.

Strike Back (Cinemax)
It was announced that the action drama is coming to an end for a second time.

Suits (USA Network)
This legal drama was renewed for a ninth and final season but the channel has already ordered a spin-off called Pearson.

Sunnyside (NBC)
This low-rated sitcom was pulled after four episodes, the first cancellation of the 2019-20 season.

Supernatural (The CW)
Demon hunters Sam and Dean Winchester have earned a break. The dark fantasy series ends with season 15.

Taskmaster (The CW)
This comedic game show has been very popular in the UK and has run for nine seasons overseas, so far. Unfortunately, it was pulled after one low-rated episode on The CW.

Teenage Bounty Hunters (Netflix)
A comedy series, about fraternal twins who find an unusual way to earn money, has been dropped after 10 episodes.

Tell Me a Story (CBS All Access)
This series reimagines iconic fairy tales and modern-age thrillers and ran for two seasons before being cancelled.

Tin Star (Amazon)
It was announced that this British-Canadia crime drama had been renewed for its third and final season.

Tommy (CBS)
Starring Edie Falco, this cop drama revolves around the first female Chief of Police for the LAPD. It was cancelled after 12 episodes.

Treadstone (USA Network)
An action-drama series, this show is connected to the Bourne film series. It wasn’t nearly as successful and it was cancelled after one season.

Trinkets (Netflix)
The streaming service renewed this teen drama for a second and final season.

The Twilight Zone (CBS All Access)
Hosted by Jordan Peele, this latest revival of the classic Rod Serling anthology series ran for two seasons and 20 total episodes before being cancelled.

Unbelievable (Netflix)
This mini-series follows a series of rapes in Washington State and Colorado. It ran for eight episodes.

United We Fall (ABC)
A family sitcom, the network ran this series during the summer months. It was cancelled after one season.

Unrelated (Freeform)
This Kenya Barris comedy was given a series order, was cast, and began production but the plans for the series were then cancelled.

V Wars (Netflix)
In this series, a deadly outbreak fractures society and sets the stage for a future war between vampires and humans. It was cancelled after one season.

Vagrant Queen (Syfy)
A sci-fi Western series, this show drew low ratings, was moved out of primetime, and was then cancelled after a single season.

Van Helsing (Syfy)
This dark-fantasy horror series was renewed for a fifth and final season.

Very Cavallari (E!)
A reality series about Kristin Cavallari’s life in Nashville, this series came to a close when the star announced her intention to end it after three seasons.

Vida (Starz)
It was revealed that this single-camera ends with season three.

Vikings (History)
A historical drama series, the cable channel gave the show an early sixth season renewal and later announced those 20 episodes would be the end.

White Lines (Netflix)
This mystery-thriller series follows a sister who discovers her brother has been murdered decades after his disappearance. It was cancelled after 10 episodes.

Will & Grace (NBC)
This sitcom was revived for a ninth season and was later renewed for seasons 10 and 11. The peacock network has decided that season 11 is the end (unless NBC decides to revive it again someday).

World of Dance (NBC)
Though the competition series saw some growth in its fourth season, the peacock network decided to call it quits anyway.

You Me Her (AT&T Audience Network)
The streaming service confirmed that season five finishes the romantic comedy series.

Note: Kids Say the Darndest Things (ABC) has been removed from this list because it’s been revived by CBS for a second season.

What do you think? Have any of your favorite shows been cancelled? Which ones are you sorry to see end?

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