The Ultimate Guide to 2019’s Broadcast TV Renewals and Cancellations

An updated rundown of your favorite shows’ fates

Fox's The Passage, NBC's Abby's, CBS' Murphy Brown and ABC's The Rookie are among the shows awaiting their fate for next season.
Animation: Trent Joaquin; Sources: CBS, ABC, FOX, NBC

Final update May 15 with news from CBS.

With the broadcast upfronts less than a week away, networks are in the process of locking in their slates for the 2019-20 television season and making the final calls about whether they’ll renew their current shows for another year.

The CW has already renewed the majority of its series (including all five of its freshman shows), and NBC has also picked up most of its current slate, but the other broadcasters have kept their plans for next season closer to the vest, aside from renewing several of their biggest hits (including Black-ish and The Simpsons).

Here’s what we currently know about the fate of all the broadcast shows that aired from this season, between September and May. We’ll update this list throughout this week and heading into next week’s broadcast upfronts as the final verdicts roll in ahead of each network’s presentation, so keep checking back regularly for the most up-to-date information.

(A slightly harsh but necessary reminder: While many newly-canceled shows will proclaim that they are frantically searching for a new linear or streaming home—hoping to follow the lead of recently-relocated shows like Designated Survivor and Lucifer, both of which were rescued by Netflix, or Brooklyn Nine-Nine, which NBC saved—almost all of them will be gone for good.)

Official renewal and cancellation announcements appear below in all caps, followed by the date the decision was made. Breaking updates will be added in bold throughout the next two weeks, so keep checking back frequently for the latest news. For those shows whose future is currently unclear, we’ve included our best guess about their likely fate.

ABC

Freshman Series:
The Alec Baldwin Show – CANCELED (May 14)
Bless This Mess — RENEWED (May 10)
The Conners — RENEWED (March 22)
Dancing With the Stars Juniors — CANCELED (May 14)
The Fix — CANCELED (May 10)
The Kids Are Alright — CANCELED (May 10)
A Million Little Things — RENEWED (Feb. 5)
The Rookie — RENEWED (May 10)
Schooled — RENEWED (May 11)
Single Parents — RENEWED (May 10)
Whiskey Cavalier — CANCELED (May 12)

Returning Series:
American Housewife — RENEWED (May 10)
American Idol — RENEWED (May 13)
The Bachelor — RENEWED (May 10)
Black-ish — RENEWED (May 2)
Child Support — CANCELED (May 14)
Dancing With the Stars — RENEWED (May 10)
For the People — CANCELED (May 9)
Fresh Off the Boat — RENEWED (May 10)
The Goldbergs — RENEWED (May 11)
The Good Doctor — RENEWED (Feb. 5)
Grey’s Anatomy — RENEWED for two seasons (May 10)
How to Get Away With Murder — RENEWED (May 10)
Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD — RENEWED, even though the current season doesn’t premiere until May 10 (Nov. 16, 2018)
Modern Family — RENEWED for one final season (Feb. 5)
Splitting Up Together — CANCELED (May 10)
Shark Tank — RENEWED (Feb. 5)
Speechless — CANCELED (May 10)
Station 19 — RENEWED (May 10)

CBS

Freshman Series:
The Code — NO DECISION UNTIL AFTER THE SEASON (May 15)
Fam — CANCELED (May 10)
FBI — RENEWED (Jan. 25)
God Friended Me — RENEWED (Jan. 29)
Happy Together — CANCELED (May 10)
Magnum P.I. — RENEWED (Jan. 25)
Million Dollar Mile — NO DECISION UNTIL AFTER THE SEASON (May 15)
Murphy Brown — CANCELED (May 10)
The Neighborhood — RENEWED (Jan. 25)
The Red Line — NO DECISION UNTIL AFTER THE SEASON (May 15)
The World’s Best — NO DECISION UNTIL AFTER THE SEASON (May 15)

Returning Series:
The Amazing Race — RENEWED (May 15)
Big Brother: Celebrity Edition — NO DECISION UNTIL AFTER THE SEASON (May 15)
The Big Bang Theory — ENDING May 16 after 12 seasons (Aug. 22, 2018)
Blue Bloods — RENEWED (April 12)
Bull — RENEWED (May 9)
Criminal Minds — RENEWED for one final season (Jan. 10)
Elementary — ENDING after final season, which debuts May 23 (Dec. 17, 2018)
Hawaii Five-O — RENEWED (May 9)
Life in Pieces — CANCELED (May 10)
MacGyver — RENEWED (May 9)
Madam Secretary — RENEWED (May 9) for one final season (May 15)
Man With a Plan — RENEWED (May 10)
Mom — RENEWED for two seasons (Feb. 5)
NCIS — RENEWED (April 11)
NCIS: Los Angeles — RENEWED (April 22)
NCIS: New Orleans — RENEWED (April 22)
Ransom — NO DECISION UNTIL AFTER THE SEASON (May 15)
SEAL Team — RENEWED (May 9)
Survivor — RENEWED (May 15)
S.W.A.T. — RENEWED (May 9)
Young Sheldon — RENEWED for two seasons (Feb. 22)

Fox

Freshman Series:
The Cool Kids — CANCELED (May 10)
Last Man Standing — RENEWED (April 19)
The Masked Singer — RENEWED (Jan. 30)
Mental Samurai — NO DECISION UNTIL AFTER THE SEASON (May 13)
The Passage — CANCELED (May 10)
Proven Innocent — CANCELED (May 11)
Rel — CANCELED (April 17)

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