2013 Renewal Scorecard: What's Coming Back? What's Getting Cancelled? What's on the Bubble?

blog_combo_1.4.13_finalTV’s queasy season has arrived! From now until late May, ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC and The CW will determine which shows are good to return next fall… and which will join Mob Doctor, Partners and Emily Owens, M.D. over at the MIA Network.

To help you monitor what’s staying, what’s going and what’s anxiously riding the “bubble,” we present you with our annual easy-to-browse cheat sheet.

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We’ll be updating this list regularly with the latest industry intel, so we strongly suggest you bookmark this puppy and check back for updates. As a reminder, the eight levels in TVLine’s reliable renewal index are as follows:
♦ Officially renewed
♦ A sure thing
♦ A safe bet
♦ Could go either way
♦ A long-shot
♦ Essentially cancelled
♦ Officially cancelled
♦ Too early to tell

And now, the Scorecard (use these links to jump to CBS, Fox, NBC and The CW).

666 Park Avenue: Officially cancelled.
The BachelorA sure thing. Officially renewed.
The BacheloretteA sure thing. Officially renewed. 
Body of Proof: Too early to tell. Could go either way. A safe bet. Officially cancelled.
Castle: A safe bet. A sure thing. Officially renewed.
Dancing With the Stars: A sure thing. Officially renewed.
Don’t Trust the B—– in Apartment 23: A long-shot. Unofficially canceled.
Family Tools: Too early to tell. Officially cancelled.
Grey’s AnatomyA sure thing. Officially renewed.
Happy Endings: Could go either way. Officially cancelled.
How To Live With Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life): Too early to tell. Officially cancelled.
Last Man Standing: Could go either way. Officially renewed.
Last Resort: Officially cancelled; series finale aired Jan. 24.
Malibu Country: Could go either way. Officially cancelled.
The MiddleA sure thing. Officially renewed.
Modern FamilyA sure thing. Officially renewed.
Nashville: Could go either way. A safe bet. Officially renewed.
The Neighbors: A long-shot. Could go either way. Officially renewed.
Once Upon a TimeA sure thing. Officially renewed.
Private Practice: Officially cancelled; series finale aired Jan. 22.
Red Widow: Too early to tell. A long-shot. Officially cancelled.
RevengeA sure thing. Officially renewed.
Scandal: A sure thing. Officially renewed.
Shark Tank: A sure thing. Officially renewed.
Suburgatory: A safe bet. Officially renewed.
Zero Hour: Too early to tell. A long-shot. Officially cancelled.


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  1. LuLu says:

    Was Last Man Standing renewed or canceled? The renewal scorecard says canceled, but linked article says renewed…

  2. Alex says:

    Last man standing was renewed not cancelled

  3. Karen says:

    Two great actors on Vegas and they canceled it. I really hate the networks.

  4. dkamoy says:

    Last Man Standing is not cancelled, renewed.

  5. Tom Charles says:

    Um the article says last man standing was renewed but it’s listed as cancelled here, which is it?

  6. Mandie says:

    Psst! You have “Last Man Standing” as officially ‘cancelled’. Should say renewed. ;)

    • Mary S says:

      I don’t know what list you were looking at, or if your comment made them correct it, but yes, Last Man Standing is being shown as Officially Renewed.

  7. Lauren K says:

    You need to fix Last Man Standing…it’s listed as cancelled and with the wrong link!!

  8. Sup says:

    Is Last Man standing renewed or cancelled? Conflicting reports on this

  9. darcy says:

    I thought the ABC story of drops and pickups said Last Man Standing was renewed yet this says cancelled?

    • Mary S says:

      The list up top has this, which should make you happy: Last Man Standing: Could go either way. Officially renewed.

  10. EVE GARMBACK says:


    • Mary S says:

      They could at least cancel the Bachelor and the Bachelorette to make room for intelligent and relevant shows like CSI:NY and BOP…but they would rather cater to the prurient few who like watching people fighting over a date like dogs over a bone.

  11. tazzy says:

    ABC disappoints again. Malibu Country was a great show! Way to go — NOT — ABC!

  12. jabberinjess says:

    The curse of kyle bornheimer strikes again. This time after what 1 or 2 episodes?

  13. Loz says:

    Did not want Smash to be cancelled…. or Happy endings. :(

    • Mary S says:

      What can we say? They keep the cheap and cheesy reality shows and cancel a show with talent and substance! Smash did not deserve to go away, but they planned it and so it went away. As for Happy Endings, I admit I never saw it because the title reminded me of the kind of massages that men like and I wasn’t interested in seeing. It also sounded like one of those cheesy reality shows that I really do not like.
      For all who were fans, I am sorry for your loss, please take no offense that I did not watch it. Perhaps if it had a different title I would not have been so wary of it.

  14. Mary S says:

    Body of Proof “Officially Cancelled” – I warned you all! I’m sorry, I love Mark Valley, but this is the third show that has been cancelled with him in the cast! Human Target, which I really liked, ended after the second season. Harry’s Law, which I adored, ended the season he joined the cast, and, big surprise – BOP ended the season he joined the cast. I have no idea why it happened that way, but there it is…and I will miss this one as I miss the others.

    I sincerely hope that Mark will find a good script and a good series that will last more than one or two seasons!
    Dana and Jeri will do well, as they always have, I know, but I want Mark to have a success!

  15. Debra Brown says:

    Vegas, CSI:NY, and Body of Proof are cancelled? I have to ask what kind of reasoning is that? Fans of those shows were left hanging. Other shows were renewed that shouldn’t have been. These cancelled shows are very good. I hope they are picked up by another station. They will get my attention. I’m very disappointed by this decision. This gives me less of a reason to watch CBS and ABC. However, I will give you thanks for not cancelling Castle. That will probably be the only show I watch in ABC.

    • Mary S says:

      The only thing these cancellations do is prove that network executives have a combined IQ of 78. They do not allow excellent shows to stay on the air because they are too dumb to recognize their value. They are part of the “dumbing-down” of America, providing shows that only 12-year-olds appreciate! They do leave a few good shows on the air to placate the grown-ups, but for the most part, they are playing to the peanut gallery.

      • I have to totally agree with everything you wrote. My husband and I loved Vegas. And you are right about “the dumbing down of America”–the reality shows are not about reality–too many sexually oriented shows–not enough good comedy programs (without all the foul language). Seems the grown-ups are getting the shaft when it comes to programming.

        • Your response is right on!

          • Mary S says:

            Where are the writers of such great shows as Golden Girls, Family Ties, Cheers, MASH…?
            Humor was actually humorous in the 80’s and early 90’s. Are they all dead? Didn’t they teach any of the younger writers how to do clean humor that is not mean and appeals to people older than 20?
            Or is it just that the networks are so disparaging of the “older” generations that they think our opinions don’t count and they don’t have to provide anything that we will appreciate?

    • I agree, I looked to watching all 3! Sickening!

  16. Debra Brown says:

    I need to add this thought. If the stations want viewers, they need to stop cancelling good hows.

    • Mary S says:

      They do not listen to the viewers, they pay attention to their advertisers. The only way to influence anyone is to boycott the advertisers who let our shows be cancelled. So, while they are still on the air, make a list of the commercials and write to THEM.
      If that’s too much trouble, boycott the network. There are MANY networks and shows that are quite entertaining! Have you ever watched Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives? Guy Fieri visits mom-and-pop places around the country, and showcases their best dishes. I have friends who plan road trips around the places he visits…it is a really entertaining show, guaranteed to make you hungry!

  17. ALY says:

    Reblogged this on //iidyllique and commented:
    Hi Friends!
    For all those avid TV watchers like me out there! Find out if your favorite TV show has been set to be renewed, or …. CANCELLED !!
    I’m a tad bit upset that they’ve cancelled How to live with your parents (for the rest of your life) because (since Carrie Diaries is on break) I don’t have any bimbo show to watch. Even Hannibal hasn’t been officially renewed yet & that show is like way awesome !!

  18. Hannah says:

    Wait, NBC only renewed two comedies; Community and Parks & Recreation. I guess they expect their new shows to pick up the laughter.

    So I only have The Amazing Race, HIMYM, Parenthood, and Glee (which I am shocked was renewed with continued drops in ratings) carrying over next season. That’s a bit depressing. I need to get hooked on more popular shows otherwise May is just not going to be fun.

    • Mary S says:

      May I suggest Bones? Great writing, lots of humor, and they solve crimes! Also, Castle has been renewed, which also has humor and crime-solving. Two and a Half Men has Ashton Kutcher! My only other 30 minute sitcom is about to be cancelled, but there is humor on BBCA if you like British humor, which I do. And, OMG!! Have you never watched the Mentalist??? More humor, more crimesolving, and Simon Baker, who can make you smile just with his dimples!
      Of course, since I don’t know your age, these shows may be above your head, but if you have any intelligence or maturity, I highly recommend them.

  19. Laura says:

    I wish that you would have given Touch a proper send off and or given it more time to get more viewers. CSI NY gets cancelled to but again we are left hanging, couldn’t you have at least given proper endings instead of leaving us viewers with more questions. It happened last year to when you cancelled Missing with Ashley Judd, why couldn’t you at least have a proper ending. Do viewers from Canada count when your cancelling shows or is it based on just American viewership? Help me to understand someone please.

    • Laura says:

      I wish that you would have given Touch a proper send off and or given it more time to get more viewers. CSI NY gets cancelled to but again we are left hanging, couldn’t you have at least given proper endings instead of leaving us viewers with more questions. It happened last year to when you cancelled Missing with Ashley Judd, why couldn’t you at least have a proper ending. Do viewers from Canada count when your cancelling shows or is it based on just American viewership? Help me to understand someone please.

  20. Michael says:

    YOU SUCK FOX!!!!!!

    • Mary S says:

      I guess I am really lucky…every show that I watch on FOX has been renewed…except for American Idol and Kitchen Nightmares, which are both marked as “A Sure Thing” – what show are you unhappy about losing? Touch? Yes, it was a good show, but way too cerebral for most of the viewing audience. They only cancelled three shows beyond those that were cancelled and last aired in January.

  21. Deby says:

    Private Practice is gone!!!!! 666 Park Avenue is gone!!!!! How in the world do these ridiculously stupid, and severely corny shows survive? Oh ya, not to mention the reality tv thing has got to GO!!! I think I hear my calling as a writer for some good shows. Society has gone down the toilet, and so has tv. So tired of these BS choices. So glad I started doing the tv ratings.

  22. cuk.e13 says:

    NOOOOO!!!!! How can they cancel happy endings?! and Dafuq is wrong with NBC, new normal AND go on . What must I watch now?!?! mxxxx

  23. Kat says:

    So sad about my fav shows being cancelled! espciallly smash and whitney! but i do have one question, where is USA on the scorecard?

    • Mary S says:

      Someone said earlier that there are too many networks to keep up with them all. What shows are you interested in? You may be able to find info about them on the USA website…

  24. emma says:

    why is body of proof been cancel please don’t I love this show…

    • Mary S says:

      Emma, it’s sad, I know, but I believe all these decisions were made a long time ago, whether they were shared with the producers or the public or not.
      The closest that CSI:NY came to “wrapping up” any storyline was the marriage proposal by Mac. Smash is left hanging, with the death of one of the characters and both shows “going to Broadway” but all other storylines and relationships up in the air.
      The only clue we had about the demise of Law and Order was the final party gathering of almost all of the previous characters, the good news about VanBuren’s cancer in remission and her forthcoming marriage.
      I used to write and comment and beg to have certain shows renewed, but all that begging was too little, too late. Our best bet is for another network, like TNT or TBS, to pick it up, but that doesn’t happen very often.
      We are stuck with their decisions and can only protest by boycotting the advertisers who let it happen.

  25. Dakota says:

    Please let NBC know that since they are cancelling SMASH & replacing Jay Leno next year. That this viewer along with many others will no longer be watching NBC again as well as not purchasing from some of the sponsors for productions there. NBC….You need to fire have your staff and get new people that is the problem with NBC. I hope another station will pick up SMASH and Jay.

  26. JS says:

    of course abc drops Body of Proof, but keeps the worst show ever Nashville. of course

  27. Don says:

    Two and A Half Men renewed, Why? it’s no longer funny without Charlie but CBS dosen’t think anymore. Too many talk shows, too much Julie “I’m married to the boss”.

  28. Angelo Disante says:

    I believe that Golden Boy should be renewed! Unfortunately the title Golden Boy is too pretentious but the storylines are realistically credible and the interactions among the characters are riveting and captivating. I don’t understand how the network executives arrive at such a cancllation decision for this show. If you haven’t seen one of the Golden Boy’s shows catch one before this season ends. Hopefully the TV executives will take another look and reconsider about their decision.

  29. I hope Vegas is picked up by another network. My husband and I looked forward to watching that every week it was on. It’s ridiculous as to how many disgusting programs were renewed but yet a program that basically follows the history of how Vegas began (guess that’s the problem it’s about something that has a little education to it) could be cancelled–and just because it catered to the “grown-ups”. If it weren’t for NCIS and NCIS Los Angeles I would tell CBS to take a hike!

  30. Mic says:

    I do not understand why CBS puts good shows on Sunday Night? “The Good Wife” and “The Mentalist” are the top shows for CBS. When CBS have shows like “The Amazing Race”, “Survivor” and “Undercover Boss “where I have no clue who would waste their time or make themselves suffer watching those shows at all shown at 8pm est and 7pm central time. If you put “The Amazing Race”, “Survivor” and “Undercover Boss” Sunday these shows would die without having a chance but CBS puts their best shows like “The Good Wife” and “The Mentalist” on Sunday. Then the NFL always runs over put them shows an hour behind. Then for some unknown reason CBS shows Golf of all sports in the world the most boring sport watch on TV and it is pathetic in which Golf runs over like the NFL. I think when an sporting event runs over they should move the “The Good Wife” and “The Mentalist” right behind “60mins” then have “The Amazing Race” shown after them since I have no clue who would waste their time or make themselves suffer watching that. I have no clue why “Golden Boy” is being cancel according to this graph. If you put “Golden Boy” at 9pm est. on Fridays or 8pm est. Wednesday I know everyone would watch that.

    • JoAnn B says:

      I completely agree with your comments Mic..my new name for CBS is Can’t Be Sure…meaning I never know what time to watch the Sunday night programs which have pushed the Mentalist to as late as 11:45 pm…You can’t even program your recorder because you never know whats going on. How do you follow these awesome story lines at all. What will it take for these programmers to get it..not everyone in the USA loves sports…

    • Mary S says:

      If the CBS programmers had a lick of sense (which they apparently DO NOT) they would build an extra 30 or 60 minutes into the schedule after any and all sporting events to allow for those events to run overtime. They could put a group of talking heads into any spare time out of that excess then start the evening programs ON TIME as reported to the affiliates.
      For instance: 60 minutes is currently on at 6:00CST. SCHEDULE IT at 7:00. The game runs over until 6:38. The talking heads fill the gap and 60 minutes starts ON TIME so that DVRs can record the entire show. Then The Good Wife can start ON TIME at 8:00 and The Mentalist can start ON TIME at 9:00 and the Amazing Race can end the evening at 10:00.
      DVRs would get the entire show, viewers would be thrilled, and Amazing Race would lose viewers and get to be cancelled! But, since Amazing Race is cheaper to produce than a scripted show with an excellent cast, they won’t do that.
      They like to make us hunt through the Guide to find the shows we want to see, thus proving that those excellent shows “deserve” to be on the air. They do that with all the best shows, if only to find a way to reduce the ratings, fire the writers and actors and save money.
      They did it to CSI:Miami, CSI:NY, Smash, Human Target, and a score of other shows treasured by intelligent viewers over the age of 30. They aim for the 18-49 demographic, though I have no idea why, since Baby Boomers are the largest single generation in the country and are far beyond the age of 49.
      NBC CANCELLED the highest rated show on the network (Harry’s Law) simply because the “wrong” demographic group watched it.
      I agree, all ABC,NBC and CBS network execs who set programming schedules should be fired and replaced with intelligent, thoughtful human beings over the age of 50 who recognize the value of an excellent show. …Though I will admit, CBS only cancelled two of the shows that I regularly watch and kept 9 of them, so maybe they just need to rethink the program line-ups. On the other hand, I’m down to only one that I like on NBC…
      All I can say is, THANK HEAVEN FOR CABLE NETWORKS!!!

    • I can’t stand the Amazing Race – I don’t know anybody who watches it – just like most libs in Dollyhead land, they don’t care about the people, just their pocketbooks –

  31. Pam says:

    Vegas is cancelled? What moron did this to a great show. It was just reaching it’s stride and the story line was really good. How can the network take this off, especially when it has little to offer on Friday nights anyway. It was never really given a fair chance and then moved to a new night which could have hurt it’s ratings also! Shame on you CBS!!!!!!

  32. Danielle says:

    I was disappointed to learn that both Body of Proof and CSI: NY have been cancelled. The CSI: NY was the last CSI show that I watched. I hope another channel will pick both of them up.

    • Mary S says:

      TNT picked up Law and Order: Criminal Intent after it was cancelled by whatever idiot at whatever “major” network cancelled it. Maybe we’ll get lucky with CSI:NY!

  33. Vicki says:

    I loved CSI New York. I also loved Golden Boy. sighhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

    • Carol says:

      Me too! Can’t believe they cancelled both CSI:NY and Golden Boy – I can’t stand all these reality shows and half-brained comedies!

  34. HTGR says:

    “Too early to tell. -> Could go either way. -> A safe bet. -> Officially cancelled.”
    Haha, OK that sequence just cracked me up.

  35. HTGR says:

    “Happy Endings: Could go either way. Officially cancelled.”
    Word is that USA actually does have some serious interest in pulling a Cougar Town on it. Let’s hope. This is one new viewer they’d bring to give a look at their network.
    Cool that ABC kept Suburgatory at least.

    • Mary S says:

      Actually, you should give USA a look regardless of CougarTown! They have some very entertaining shows that are an excellent alternative to the reality-show crud that the others are putting out.
      During the summer I very SELDOM watch any of the original networks, and it takes a lot to get me back in the Fall.
      From what I have seen on these lists, there may not be much to come back for….CBS treated me pretty well, keeping 8 out of 10 shows that I watch with them, and ABC did almost as well, renewing 5 of “my” shows, but NBC hates my age group and so they took away all but one of the shows I like…oh, well…that’s 14 hours of network time and all the other hours of the days, nights and weekends for other networks.
      Keeping in mind that I sometimes DVR as many as 9 shows in an evening and either watch till dawn or save half of them for the next day because I HATE daytime shows (except for Ellen, Dr. Oz and Dr. Phil, who each get my time about once a week)…. I watch a lot of TV!!
      Bottom line, by cancelling what I want to see, they are losing a lot of airtime for their advertisers.
      But, I’m old, I don’t count with them.
      They think seniors only want ads for Depends, depression meds, and Viagra and that we only care about game shows (I don’t), sports, (I DON’T!) and news shows (I avoid those like the plague! Who wants to hear about how many murders, rapes, bank robberies and traffic crashes there were that day? Not me!) I figure that if it’s really newsworthy, I can find it on the internet.
      Luckily, USA knows how (and likes) to please me, as does TNT (if their programmers would pay attention to what they send to the Guide and stop making unadvertised changes in the late-night line-up!!)…
      For the rest of the time there are A&E, Bravo, the Food network, CLOO and about 100 others who all compete for our time and tastes.
      The only way to get the attention of the idiots who make the programming choices is to CHANGE THE CHANNEL.
      Do not watch the reality shows you complain about, just because “there’s nothing else on” – my darlings, there is ALWAYS something else to watch on a DIFFERENT CHANNEL. If you don’t have cable, spend $8.00 a month for Netflix!!!
      Then, post that decision on their webpage. Eventually we can open their eyes to the “reality” that we want quality shows and will not return until they provide them. Or, not. But in the meantime we will have found better alternatives to the garbage they try to force into our minds.

  36. Mindi Bird says:

    Vegas and Body of Proof are good shows! Don’t do that! How can these two get cancelled when a completely idiotic show like Revolution stays on? Clearly, the Revolution nannites have been sucking electricity from some brains.
    Hannibal needs more time—and brighter lighting. Are the Revolution nannites sucking up their power, too?

  37. Babygate says:

    Let me get this straight…How to Live with Your Parents with a phenomenal cast and lovely and emotional undertones was cancelled but The Neighbors, a show about nothing that can barely elicit a smile was renewed?? Looks like this is the year I make CBS my go-to station.

  38. Courtney E says:

    Well, looks like I won’t be watching any tv next year. Good heavens it seems like every single network is cleaning house. Almost ALL of my favorite shows were canceled:(

    • Mary S says:

      Courtney, just because you don’t like what the “big four” have done to you doesn’t mean you must give up tv altogether.
      There are a few really good shows returning in the Fall: Castle, The Mentalist, Bones, Scandal, Revenge, Grey’s Anatomy (I just started watching it this year), Law and Order SVU, Dancing with the Stars, anything Gordon Ramsay (he uses foul language but is a perfectionist and a hoot to watch-you can be glad you are not on the receiving end of that perfectionism!), The Good Wife, Blue Bloods, CSI, Criminal Minds, both of the NCIS shows…I will not list them all, but they renewed 14 shows that I love, plus a few that I can take or leave but do sometimes watch if I am in the mood for them. Of course, some of them are in the same timeslot, so you might need a DVR!
      I think that’s what happened to some of the cancelled shows-they were in the wrong timeslot on the wrong day, opposite a more popular show. Had they been placed more strategically on the schedule, we would still have them. On the other hand, networks get really cheap and don’t want to pay the stars what they deserve, so they find a way to justify cancelling the, They deliberately put them in terrible timeslots so they can claim a drop in ratings.
      Give the above-listed shows a try. If none of them work for you, check out the shows on USA, TNT, Bravo, A&E, The Food Network (they have some really interesting contests over there!…try Chopped, Sweet Genius, and especially Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives!)
      I found all these shows because there was absolutely NOTHING on in that timeslot on any other channel that I wanted to see…but I am glad I found them.
      Also, there is a show on Syfy that I like, but you may not have that kind of Sci-Fantasy mentality. Try Warehouse 13, just for fun. You may find that you like it…
      And, on BBCA, there is Doctor Who, which has a delightful cast and some really far-out storylines. The Doctor is a 900-yr-old time traveler, played with great good humor by Matt Smith. He always has a companion who saves the world with him every week. IF you have the mindset for it, it is delightful!
      If you want more, I’ll mention them to you. Hit “reply” and I’ll get the mesage!
      The summer season is beginning on USA, TNT, A&E, Syfy, and BBCA. Burn Notice, Covert Affairs, Suits, The Glades…check them out.
      There are enjoyable shows every night, though there may only be one or two per evening, thus leaving at least an hour for a re-run of several favorite shows that were cancelled too soon, now being aired by CLOO network.

      • Yello says:

        Thank you so much for all of your suggestions. It was really sweet of you to type them all out for me. I will most definitely be recording some of these shows/watching them on Netflix. Thanks again! You’re a gem:)

        • Mary S says:

          I was happy to do it…the big 4 networks act like they are the only game in town, but they are NOT, and the only way to get their attention is to disappear for a while.
          I didn’t name all of my summer shows; I left off Royal Pains, which will begin the new season with the second half of their season-ending cliffhanger. I like the characters and the premise is so different from other shows that I find it totally charming.
          Do not limit yourself to only what I listed. If you have access to USA and TNT, please check them out. If not, then get a shedule and find the shows on Netflix. This is the final season of two of my favorite shows and it’s really distressing me, kind of like an amicable divorce that terminates a wonderful friendship – still friends but can’t live together.You know you can see them from time to time, but it’s just not the same.
          Burn Notice is syndicated and available on a couple of channels- there are reruns from all the seasons available so you can see it now before new episodes return in June. This is its final season, but if you know that going in it is not as disappointing when it goes…like a treasured friend who’s visiting for the summer but has to return to Europe in a few months, never to set foo t here again. Bittersweet, but better than not seeing him/her at all.
          Covert Affair is a lighter version of spy stories. The lead is Piper Parrabo (Undoubtedly mis-spelled!) who was recruited by the CIA about 2 years ago. Young, pretty, and a great spy!
          I tend to trust that USA and TNT will entertain me and they have always come through for me. —Oh, you must watch (at least once!) Master Chef, Longmire, Major Crimes, PERCEPTION, psych, White Collar.
          And, if you get the Chiller network, watch for reruns of really unusual shows called Pushing Daisies and Dead Like Me (both long since cancelled, but each with loyal fans to this day)
          Truthfully, it came as a surprise to me that I watched so many CBS and ABC programs, but they somehow captured my attention and I got hooked. I don’t pay attention to the network name, though I can tell give you the local channel numbers.
          The DVR does all the memory work, recording “Any Day, Any Time” the show is listed. I highly recommend a DVR; if you don’t have one, it’s a great investment…or your cable or satellite provider will give you one for free.
          They can change schedules on me all they want, but the machine catches it – unless they do not braodcast at the time the Guide says they will. My DVR goes by timeslots, not titles, so if they get cute and move things away from the posted time, I miss my show. And I go to their FB page and shout at them!
          I like all kinds of shows, as the list proves, and I DVR them because I never know what mood I will be in and I like to have a variety to choose from at any given moment!
          Don’t be afraid to spend at least 30 minutes with a new show on a new network…it’s the only way to expand your horizons while sending a message to “them” that if they do not give us the shows we want, we can easily find others elsewhere.

          • Mary S says:

            P.S. Pardon my typos…it is 7:00AM and I have not been to sleep yet, so my proofreading is a little off-kilter! Thanks for your understanding! And now we know why I never tried for a secretarial job..I talk a lot better than I type!

  39. Kim Reinders says:

    what about splash on ABC did they renew that or is it cancelled??

  40. Taryn says:

    I am EXTREMELY upset that both CSI NY and Happy Endings have been cancelled!

  41. Rachel says:

    Seriously? How I met Your Mother is still on? I think it has well run it’s course 2 seasons ago, fan in the beginning but has dragged on for far to long for what it’s worth. Also, SVU is only running half a normal season from what I hear, hasn’t been good since Chris Meloni left anyway:) And Two and A Half Men is only on because they have that cushy time slot right after the Big Bang Theory, hasn’t been funny since Charlie left and having Ashton Kutcher on there doesn’t help, his comedy ended when That 70’s Show did. Glad to Know though a Station like HBO is renewing GOOD shows like True Blood, Boardwalk Empire and Game of Thrones as well as A&E renewing Duck Dynasty.

  42. Justin Burnell says:

    Reblogged this on thehiltonburnellfiles and commented:
    More networks canceling my favorite TV shows like 90210, Smash, Deception, and Happy Endings was a bold move. Renewed shows that got me happy.


    • Mary S says:

      Ditto, Ditto, Ditto…as many times as you asked for it!
      Lie To Me was an intriguing show, which I loved so much I bought all three seasons, while longing for more! …
      But, network execs are afraid of intelligent, thought-provoking shows, especially those that are based on and founded in true science. That show hit too close to home. I guess they figured out that people would learn how to tell when they were lying!
      It was a marvelous show that liars would not watch, for fear their secrets would be discoverd when folks learned how to use his methods. But it was so much FUN to watch Tim Roth catch the bad guys!!!
      Maybe if we went to the TNT, USA or A&E networks’ FB pages and made the request?
      I’m guessing that the actors are long since involved with other projects and therefore unavailable for a return season or ten, but, what a lovely idea.

  44. Brandy says:

    I’m so glad Hart of Dixie,Nashville,Carrie Diaries,Beauty & the Beast,Vampire Diaries,Once Upon a Time,2 Broke Girls,Big Bang Theory were renewed.

  45. JenInChicago says:

    Really ticked about “How To Live With Your Parents”. It was really funny. I’m really hating on network TV.

  46. Julie says:

    I really really hope they renew Hannibal. That show is extremely well done.

  47. Kathy says:

    I loved Deception on NBC. They should have given it a chance.

  48. kathy says:

    why was smash cancelled it was great

  49. deborah says:

    Golden Boy has developed a strong story line with the “gotcha son of a Bitch” feeling. Their depticion of 9/11 this week is one of the best I’ve seen, with the palne slamming into tower 2 in the reflection of the door is great television. CBS has captured us with NCIS, NCIS LA, then Golden Boy…do they really want us to tune into anothet network during primetime? don’t tell me another reality show is coming???????

  50. scorpgal says:

    Body of Proof rocks! The combination of Dana Delaney and Jeri Ryan in the lead roles is genius! According to Wikipedia, there’s talk of moving the show to cable. That almost never happens, but PLEASE MAKE IT HAPPEN THIS TIME!!!