From Jan.1 through the end of June, there were around 357 scripted originals in the U.S., according to FX Networks chairman John Landgraf. That’s 16% more than the previous year, which marked a new high of 559 overall.
With so many series and shows, you can’t expect everything to find an audience. And, unfortunately, TV cancel culture can strike at any time and for any reason.
Still, that doesn’t lessen the blow for viewers. And in 2022, fans were feeling the sting, as there were more than 100 series that were canceled or ended, including everything from big-budget prestige dramas to longtime critical darlings and comedy favorites.
In honor of all the shows we lost, here are Adweek’s 10 most disappointing cancelations: