It’s no secret that 2023 is turning out to be a tumultuous year for television, with many TV shows suddenly getting canceled or ending.
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These cancellations and endings have come as a shock to fans, who had grown attached to these shows and the characters they love. It’s a stark reminder that nothing lasts forever in the world of television, and that we must be prepared for the unexpected. However, it’s also a call to action for fans to support their favorite shows and to make their voices heard, in order to ensure that their favorite stories and characters can continue to thrive.
Here are the TV shows canceled or ending in 2023.
We categorized the shows canceled by the network or streamers. We’ll update as cancelations occur.
A Million Little Things
The show revolving around a tight-knit group of friends ends with its fifth season this year.
Additional ABC Shows Canceled or Ending in 2023
The Rookie: Feds season 1 | ABC
The Wonder Years after 2 seasons | ABC
The Company You Keep canceled after 1 season | ABC
Alaska Daily canceled after 1 season | ABC
Big Sky canceled after 3 seasons | ABC
Avalon – canceled after straight-to-series order
Goldbergs – ending with season 10
The CW drama, ending after upcoming Season 9
Additional CW Shows Canceled or Ended
Nancy Drew – ending after season 4
Riverdale – ending after its 7th season
Walker: Independence canceled after 1 season
Tom Swift canceled after 1 season
Act Your Age
Despite being the most-watched half-hour series on Bounce TV and ranking among the top three new comedies of the season, Bounce TV canceled ‘Act Your Age.’ The comedy featuring Kym Whitley, Tisha Campbell, and Yvette Nicole Brown.
NCIS: Los Angeles
One of CBS’ longest-running scripted shows ended with its 14th season. The NCIS spinoff, starring LL Cool J and Chris O’Donnell, is tied as the fifth longest-running CBS primetime scripted series ever. It’s also the rare long-running procedural drama to have had its original leads, LL Cool J and O’Donnell, stay on for the entire run.
Additional CBS Shows Canceled
True Lies canceled after 1 season | CBS
East New York canceled after 1 season | CBS
Call Me Kat canceled after 3 seasons | CBS
The Late, Late Show is ending after 30 years
Dr. Phil ending syndication after 21 seasons
The series which centered on Mo Najjar, who straddles the line between two cultures, three languages and a ton of foolishness as a Palestinian refugee constantly living one step away from asylum on the path to U.S. citizenship, is ending after its second season.
Never Have I Ever
A coming-of-age comedy series, this show follows the life of a modern-day first-generation Indian American teenage girl (Maitreyi Ramakrishnan). Season four will end the story.
Additional Netflix Shows Canceled
Sex/Life canceled after two seasons | Netflix
Stranger Things – ending after fifth, and final season
1899 – canceled after season 1
Inside Job – canceled after season 1 after originally being renewed
Cobra Kai – ending after sixth season
Aggretsuko – ending after fifth season
Dead End: Paranormal Park
The comedy series, which initially premiered on Comedy Central before heading to HBO Max was canceled after 3 seasons.The series centered around the characters Simon and Kareme in Chicago.
HBO’s popular series, “Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty,” is cancleed after wrapping up its second season. The series was based on Jeff Pearlman’s book, “Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s.”
Additional HBO MAX Shows Canceled
Gossip Girl revival has been canceled after two seasons.
Painting With John canceled after 3 seasons
The idol canceled after 1 season
Avenue 5 canceled after two seasons
Pennyworth – canceled after season 1
Doom Patrol – canceled after season 4
Titans – canceled after season 4
This medical drama series follows the efforts of Dr. Max Goodwin (Ryan Eggold) and his co-workers at New Amsterdam Medical Center to make a difference. Season five is the end.
Additional NBC Shows Canceled or Ending
Young Rock canceled after 3 seasons
Grand Crew canceled after 2 seasons
Dancing With Myself canceled after one season
The Blacklist – ending after upcoming 10th season
La Brea – canceled with abbreviated third season
The Game was canceled after two seasons and will be removed from the platform
Star Trek: Picard
The series is ending after three seasons on Paramount+
Additional Paramount+ Canceled or Ending Shows or Removals
Joe Pickett canceled after 2 seasons
Rabbit Hole after 2 seasons
Fatal Attraction canceled after 1 seasons
Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies has been canceled after one season and will be removed from the platform
Star Trek: Prodigy will not be going forth with its previously announced second season and its current season will be removed from the platform
Queen of the Universe has been axed after two seasons and will be removed from the platform
Willow canceled after one season | Disney+
Additional Disney+ Canceled or Ending Shows or Removals
Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.
The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers
The Muppets Mayhem
The Mysterious Benedict Society
National Treasure: Edge of History
The network canceled its medical drama after six seasons. The decision comes nearly three months after The Resident finished its 13-episode sixth season.
Additional FOX Canceled or Ending Shows or Removals
Welcome to Flatch canceled after 2 seasons
Fantasy Island canceled after 2 seasons
Snowpiercer: In January, it was announced that the fourth and final season of Snowpiercer will no longer air on TNT. “We can confirm that TNT will not air Season 4 of Snowpiercer,” read a statement from a network spokesperson to TVLine. “This was a difficult decision, but our admiration for the talented writers, actors and crew who brought Snowpiercer’s extraordinary post-apocalyptic world to life remains strong. We have been working collaboratively with the producers since last year to help the series find a new home where fans can continue to enjoy the compelling story and exceptional visual experience. We look forward to working with them on future projects.”
The series was originally supposed to be a limited series but after its first season it renewed for one additional season.
Let The Right One In
The dark vampire series that explored human frailty, strength and compassion through an elevated genre lens was canceled after only one season.
Additional Showtime Shows Canceled or Ended
Ziwe canceled, no third seasons | Showtime
The L Word: Generation Q canceled after 3 seasons but reboot of original L Word in the works | Showtime
King Shaka canceled before series premiere — being shopped around | Showtime
The Wood TV remake canceled — being shopped around | Showtime
American Gigolo – canceled after season 1
Three Women – it was canceled before it even aired but is being shopped around to other networks
PI Love That For You canceled after 1 season | Showtime
Wu-Tang: An American Saga
Ending after third and final season
Additional Shows Canceled or Ended
Reboot – canceled after one season
The Hardy Boys – canceled after three seasons
Maggie – canceled after one season
Letterkenny – canceled after 12 seasons
Woke – canceled after two seasons
Run The World
Run The World was canealed after 2 seasons. Created, written and executive produced by Leigh Davenport, Run the World centered on thirty-something, loyal best friends – played by Corbin Reid, Bresha Webb and Amber Stevens West — who live, work and play in Harlem as they strive for world domination. At its core, it’s an unapologetically female show about enviable friendship and not only surviving – but thriving together.
Dangerous Liaisons will have to keep its secrets to itself from now on. Starz has canceled the steamy costume drama and will no longer be moving forward with a second season, reversing a renewal announcement that came last month ahead of the series premiere, EW has confirmed.
Additional Shows Starz Canceled or Ended
Untitled rom-drama starring Joshua Jackson and Lauren Ridloff — was in development
Becoming Elizabeth – canceled after one season
Heels after 2 seasons
Blindspotting after 2 seasons
Despite Peacock execs being happy with the series, they canceled the YA drama, Vampire Academy. The streamer cited “they just didn’t find the requisite audience to justify further seasons.”
Additional Peacock Shows Canceled or Ended
One Of Us Is Lying – canceled after season 2
The series centered on a Philadelphia couple in mourning after an unspeakable tragedy creates a rift in their marriage and opens the door for a mysterious force to enter their home. Its ending after its fourth and final season which which is currently airing.
Additional Apple TV+ Shows Canceled or Ended
The Afterparty canceled after 2 seasons
Physical canceled after 2 seasons
Swagger canceled after 2 seasons
The Mosquito Coast – canceled after two seasons
Truth Be Told ended after three seasons | Apple TV
Centered around the crack cocaine epidemic of the 1980s, the series from the late John Singleton ends after its sixth season.
The Octavia Butler adaptation was canceled after only one season.
Additional FX Shows Canceled or Ended
Archer.- canceled after 14 seasons
Mayans M.C. – ending after fifth season
Never Let Me Go – canceled despite given a series order
canceled after third and final season
Rat in the Kitchen
canceled after season 1
Prime Video canceled the fan favorite British drama series “Riches” after only one season. Riches followed the intricate dynamics of the wealthy Richards family in the aftermath of the patriarch’s sudden death.
The Peripheral canceled after being renewed for a second season. The decision was due to the strikes.
Additional Prime Video Shows Canceled or Ended
Horrors of Delores Roach ended after one seasons
Hunters ended after 2 seasons
Harlen Coben’s Shelter was canceled after 1 season
With Love was canceled after one season
Jack Ryan ended after four seasons
Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan ending after four seasons
A League of Their Own canceled after one season
As We See It – canceled after season 1
Night Sky – canceled after season 1
Paper Girls – it lasted for one season before canceled
The Wilds – canceled after two seasons
Sandition – canceled after season 3
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – canceled after season 5
Despite giving the new series a straight-to-series order in February 2022 and completing production AMC has decided to not air the upcoming science-fiction comedy series.
Additional Shows AMC/AMC Plus Canceled or Ended
Fear The Walking Dead – ended with eighth season
Invitation to a Bonfire – canceled before its series premiere
Pantheon – canceled despite a two-season order
Moonhaven – canceled before its series premiere
Happy Valley – canceled after third season
Soulmates – canceled after season 1
Red Table Talk
Red Table Talk canceled after 129 episodes, to be shopped elsewhere
Pretty Hard Cases
The series revolves around Guns and Gangs detective Sam and Drug Squad detective Kelly, portraying them as heroes in their own right with unique skills and toughness. It was canceled after 3 seasons.
Judge Mathis was canceled after 24 seasons. It was later picked up by The Grio
Additional Shows Warner Bros Canceled or Ended
The People’s Court was canceled after 26 seasons | Warner Bros