Gallery: TV shows canceled or ending in 2017
Some were canceled, others simply wrapped up
Look back at all the shows that aired their final episodes in 2017. Some were suddenly canceled by their networks, others simply wrapped up their storylines and came to an end. Which ones will you miss?
THE CARMICHAEL SHOW (NBC) — 3 seasons — NBC pulled the plug on this sitcom despite it being one of the network's most critically acclaimed shows. Comedian Jerrod Carmichael co-created and stared in the show. after its cancelation, he thanked the cast and crew and described the project as making "a show that I love with my friends."Photo by: NBC GIRLBOSS (Netflix) — 1 season — This half-hour Netflix series, based on the life of Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso, was scrapped after just 13 episodes. It starred "Supergirl's" Britt Robertson and was produced by Charlize Theron.Photo by: Erica Parise/Netflix Downward Dog (ABC) — 1 season — Despite positive reviews, ABC canceled this sitcom after just a handful of episodes. The show focused on the relationship between a dog who talked to the camera and his human, Nan, played by "Fargo" actor Allison Tolman.Photo by: Craig Sjodin Chicago Justice (NBC) — 1 season — This courtroom series from "Law & Order" creator Dick Wolf was canceled after 1 season. The show starred Philip Winchester, Joelle Carter and Carl Weathers and was set in the same universe as NBC's "Chicago Fire," "Chicago P.D." and "Chicago Med."Photo by: NBC Training Day (CBS) — 1 season — This show was a sequel to the Oscar winning 2001 movie of the same title. This version starred Bill Paxton as a shady LAPD cop and Justin Cornwell as his rookie partner. Paxton's sudden death this year was likely one of the reasons behind its cancelation after only 1 season.Photo by: Sonja Flemming Pure Genius (CBS) — 1 season — This medical drama followed a tech billionaire who decided to open his own free hospital that would treat patients quickly through the use of cutting-edge medicine. Dermot Mulroney and Augustus Prew co-starred. The series was nixed by CBS after a single season of 13 episodes.Photo by: Sonja Flemming Ransom (CBS) — 1 season — This crime series followed a hostage negotiator played by "Game of Thrones" actor Luke Roberts. A team of investigators tried to solve kidnapping cases around the globe. The show was scrapped by CBS after a single season.Photo by: FranÃ§ois Lefebvre The Get Down (Netflix) — 1 season — This ambitious musical drama was a rare cancelation for Netflix. The streaming network nixed the show after just one season. "The Get Down" starred a cast of nearly all minority actors including Jaden Smith and Jimmy Smits. The show was set in 1970s New York as hip hop music was just beginning its ascent.Photo by: Courtesy of Netflix Baby Daddy (Freeform) — 6 seasons — This sitcom followed a young single man trying to raise a baby with help from his buddies. It co-starred "Smart Guy's" Tahj Mowry. The show ran for six seasons on Freeform, previously ABC Family. In 2017, "Baby Daddy" won a People's Choice Award for favorite cable TV comedy.Photo by: Craig Sjodin The Blacklist: Redemption (NBC) — 1 season — This spinoff of NBC's popular "The Blacklist" followed a character from the original series now involved with a group of corporate operatives. The show starred Ryan Eggold and "Goldeneye's" Famke Janssen. The show was canceled by NBC after an 8-episode first season.Photo by: NBC Emerald City (NBC) — 1 season — This fantasy show, set in the world of L. Frank Baum's "Wizard of Oz" universe, followed a young Dorothy Gale as she finds herself stuck in the Land of Oz. The show ran for 10 episodes on NBC and was canceled by the network after its first season.Photo by: NBC You the Jury (Fox) — 1 season — Fox pulled this reality show after just two episodes. The show asked average viewers to play the role of trial jurors in civil court cases. Actual attorneys argued the cases before viewers voted at the end of the show, revealing "America's Vote."Photo by: Tyler Golden Sweet/Vicious (MTV) — 1 season — This ambitious show followed a pair of female college students who act as vigilantes, taking down people who commit sexual assaults on campus. The show dealt heavily in themes of sexual assault, including the trauma of being a victim and the issues that often obstruct victims from coming forward. "Sweet/Vicious" was canceled after one season, despite earning a rare perfect score from critics at Rotten Tomatoes. Creator Jennifer Kaytin Robinson announced the show's cancelation via social media.Photo by: Scott Everett White Powerless (NBC) — 1 season — NBC took a chance with this workplace comedy set in the world of DC Comics and it apparently didn't have wings. The show starred Vanessa Hudgens as an employee at Wayne Security, a branch of Wayne Enterprises from the Batman franchise. The characters worked to create and test new products that would be useful in a world where superheroes and villains constantly battle. The show was pulled from NBC's schedule after only nine episodes had aired.Photo by: NBC Bates Motel (A&E) — 5 seasons — After five seasons, A&E's longest running scripted series ends in 2017. The show followed Norman Bates and his mother Norma Bates as they run a motel in the years leading up to the classic movie "Psycho." The show was critically acclaimed since its debut in 2013 and earned co-star Vera Farmiga an Emmy nomination.Photo by: Cate Cameron Orphan Black (BBC America) — 5 seasons — A Peabody Award-winning sci-fi show about a group of clones who try to figure out their origin, "Orphan Black's" final season airs in 2017. The show has been hailed by critics for the lead performance of Tatiana Maslany, who plays all the various clones.Photo by: Ken Woroner/BBC AMERICA Bloodline (Netflix) — 3 seasons — One of Netflix's darker shows, "Bloodline's" tale of a wealthy Florida family's downward spiral ends in 2017 after three seasons. The show was acclaimed for the performances of its large cast, including an Emmy win for co-star Ben Mendelsohn and multiple nominations for Kyle Chandler.Photo by: Jeff Daly/Netflix Turn: Washington's Spies (AMC) — 3 seasons — This historical drama, set in 1776 America, follows iconic figures like George Washington and Benedict Arnold. The show will end this year after three seasons.This historical drama, set in 1776 America, follows iconic figures like George Washington and Benedict Arnold. The show will end this year after three seasons.Photo by: Antony Platt/AMC Halt and Catch Fire (AMC) — 4 seasons — This stylistic show set in the world of the 1980s personal computer revolution will air its final season this year. The show has been critically acclaimed during its run.Photo by: Tina Rowden/AMC Hand of God (Amazon) — 2 seasons — This show about a judge who believes he's a divine instrument of vigilante justice was scrapped by Amazon after two seasons. The series starred "Hellboy" actor Ron Perlman and earned mixed reviews.Photo by: Karen Ballard Pretty Little Liars (Freeform) — 7 seasons — One of the most popular shows for ABC Family (now Freeform), "Pretty Little Liars" has remained a hit in terms of ratings and social media engagement since its premiere in 2010. The series followed a group of teen girls dealing with the fallout of the apparent murder of a mutual friend. During its run, the show produced a short-lived spin-off called "Ravenswood."Photo by: Freeform Time After Time (ABC) — 1 season — Based on the 1979 novel and movie of the same title, "Time After Time" followed an elaborate time-travel plot involving H.G. Wells and Jack the Ripper. The show was canceled by ABC after just five episodes.Photo by: Sarah Shatz Incorporated (SyFy) — 1 season — A futuristic drama set in dystopian Milwaukee, this show was axed by Syfy after a short 10-episode first season. It's executive producers included Matt Damon and Ben Affleck and its cast included "24's" Dennis Haysbert but it apparently never picked up a big enough audience to match its lofty production values.Photo by: Syfy Grimm (NBC) — 6 seasons — This police procedural set in the world of Grimms' Fairy Tales ran for six seasons and 123 episodes before wrapping up this year.Photo by: NBC Doubt (CBS) — 1 season — One of the few shows to be canceled by a network in 2017, "Doubt," a legal drama starring Katherine Heigl and Laverne Cox, was axed after only two episodes had aired. The first season's other 11 episodes have yet to be seen.Photo by: JOJO WHILDEN Mary + Jane (MTV) — 1 season — This comedy, about a pair of young women who start a marijuana delivery service in L.A., was canceled after one season. The show was produced by Snoop Dogg.Photo by: K. Marcinowski