The TV Shows That Will Air Their Final Episodes in 2019

Game of Thrones, The Big Bang Theory and many others prepare their series finales

Broad City, The Big Bang Theory, Game of Thrones and Jane the Virgin will all end their runs in 2019. Comedy Central, HBO, CBS, The CW
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The new year has just begun, but it’s already time to start saying farewell to many of your favorite long-running shows, which will be airing their series finales this year. While many other shows will be canceled throughout the year, here are the series that have already announced their exits. And given how many shows have been revived recently, it’s likely that more than one of these will be back on the air before long.

Game of Thrones (HBO)

The extreme race to overtake the Iron Throne will return in April with its last six episodes. But Season 8 won’t mark the end of the story; HBO is developing five separate prequels.

The Big Bang Theory (CBS)

The sitcom, which was one of the most-watched shows during the 2017–2018 season, began airing its 12th and final season in September. When the show goes off the air in May, it will have aired 279 episodes.

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix)

The second half of the comedy’s fourth and final season will begin streaming on Jan. 25.

Veep (HBO)

The Julia Louis-Dreyfus comedy’s final seventh season just finished production last month and is expected to debut in the spring.

You’re the Worst (FXX)

This FX comedy, which has migrated to sister channel FXX, last aired in fall 2017 but will return for its fifth and final season on Jan. 9.

Broad City (Comedy Central) 

The fifth and final season of the comedy returns for its last run on Jan. 24.

Orange Is the New Black (Netflix)

Netflix said the series will end after Season 7, which is expected to be released this summer.

A Series of Unfortunate Events (Netflix)

The final and third season, based on the Lemony Snicket book series and starring Neil Patrick Harris, dropped yesterday.

The Deuce (HBO)

The drama will wrap after airing its third season, which will debut later this year.

Mr. Robot (USA)

Sam Esmail’s hacker drama, starring Rami Malek, will return for its fourth and final season this year.

Transparent (Amazon)

This comedy-drama gained headlines last year after Amazon Studios investigated sexual harassment allegations against Jeffrey Tambor, one of the series’ stars. In February, the streaming service said the actor wouldn’t return to the series, which had run for four seasons. The show will reportedly end with a two-hour musical this fall.

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (The CW)

The musical comedy, starring Rachel Bloom, began airing its fourth and final season in October. The last episodes should air this spring.

Jane the Virgin (The CW)

The romantic comedy was renewed for a fifth and final season back in May. The CW says the series will return on Wednesdays this spring but hasn’t yet set a specific premiere date.

iZombie (The CW)

The fifth and final season of the series will air later this spring, says The CW.

Shadowhunters (Freeform)

Based on a book series from Cassandra Clare, the final part of the third season is expected to air this year.

Gotham (Fox)

The drama series, based on DC characters, closes out its run with Season 5, which premieres Jan. 3.

Teachers (TV Land)

The comedy will air the second half of its third and final season on Jan. 15.

Elementary (CBS)

Starring Johnny Lee Miller as Sherlock Holmes and Lucy Liu as Dr. Joan Watson, the drama will end its run after Season 7, which will air later this year.

The Affair (Showtime)

Showtime said the drama’s fifth season will be its last but hasn’t yet announced an air date.

Homeland (Showtime)

The Claire Danes drama will end after its eighth season, which will air in June.

@SaraJerde Sara Jerde is publishing editor at Adweek, where she covers traditional and digital publishers’ business models. She also oversees political coverage ahead of the 2020 election.