Renewals

The Quick and the Dead: A Guide to TV’s Renewals and Cancellations

On the eve of Upfront Week, when the five English-language broadcast networks will present their respective 2014-15 prime-time schedules to media buyers, advertisers and the working press, news of various renewals and cancellations continues to seep out like booze through a sot’s pores three days into a bender.

ABC Gives Full-Season Order to Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

ABC has given a back-nine order to its new drama series Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., bringing the series to a complete run of 22 episodes.

A&E Cancels The Glades

Although the Season 4 finale of The Glades put up big numbers for A&E, the network on Friday pulled the plug on its procedural.

They Took My Show Away!

On the eve of the broadcast upfronts, fans of network television would do well to recall the lessons of the classic Late Night With David Letterman bit, “They Took My Show Away.” A series of lacerating observations about the state of TV programming disguised as a

The CW Renews 3 Drama Series

The CW has renewed three series for the 2013-14 broadcast season, ordering a fresh slate of newcomer Arrow and veteran performers The Vampire Diaries and Supernatural.

TNT Keeps ‘Franklin & Bash’ on Retainer

TNT has re-upped the underwhelming freshman buddy dramedy Franklin & Bash for a second season, ordering up another run of 10 episodes.

Aliens Among Us: TNT Renews ‘Falling Skies’

Just three weeks into its freshman run, TNT has renewed the alien apocalypse series Falling Skies for a second season.