It’s the time of year when the networks begin a major flurry of activity for the viewing season ahead, announcing new shows, renewing existing ones and cancelling the ones they see as either under performing or having reached the natural end of their screen time.
Here we will keep you updated with news of the cancelled, renewed and the shows that we will be seeing for the first time during the 2017-2018 season.
Emerald City (ABC’s Wizard of Oz won’t be back)
Last Man Standing (ABC – finishing after six seasons)
Dr Ken (ABC)
American Crime (ABC)
Imaginary Mary (ABC)
Real O’Neals (ABC)
The Catch (ABC)
Downward Dog (ABC)
Rosewood (Fox – cancelled after two seasons)
Sleepy Hollow (Fox – cancelled after four seasons)
Baby Daddy (Freeform)
The Big Bang Theory (CBS)
Kevin Can Wait (CBS)
Superior Donuts (CBS)
NCIS New Orleans (CBS)
NCIS Los Angeles (CBS)
Madam Secretary (CBS)
Life in Pieces (CBS)
Man With A Plan (CBS)
Code Black (CBS)
Undercover Boss (CBS)
Criminal Minds (CBS)
Blue Bloods (CBS)
Hawaii Five-0 (CBS)
The Amazing Race (CBS)
The Voice (NBC)
The Good Place (NBC)
Chicago Fire (NBC)
Chicago P.D. (NBC)
Chicago Med (NBC)
The Blacklist (NBC)
Law and Order: SVU (NBC)
This Is Us (NBC)
Great News (NBC)
Little Big Shots (NBC)
Shades of Blue (NBC)
Trial and Error (NBC – Given that NBC rushed the series through in double bill episodes we were surprised at a renewal)
Timeless (NBC – Initially announced as cancelled then given a reprieve)
Modern Family (ABC – ABC have committed to two more seasons)
Shark Tank (ABC)
The Bachelor (ABC)
The Bachelorette (ABC)
Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD (ABC)
To Tell The Truth (ABC)
Dancing With The Stars (ABC)
Fresh Off The Boat (ABC)
Quantico (ABC – looked like it was going to be cancelled but gained a reprieve)
The Middle (ABC)
The Goldbergs (ABC)
American Housewife (ABC)
Designated Survivor (ABC)
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC)
How To Get Away With Murder (ABC)
Once Upon A Time (ABC)
The Last Man on Earth (Fox)
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox)
The Exorcist (Fox)
New Girl (Fox – for it’s final season)
The X-Files (Fox)
Lethal Weapon (Fox)
The Mick (Fox)
Hell’s Kitchen (Fox)
Bob’s Burgers (Fox)
The Simpsons (Fox)
Family Guy (Fox)
iZombie (The CW)
The Originals (The CW)
Supergirl (The CW)
The Flash (The CW)
D.C. Legends of Tomorrow (The CW)
Riverdale (The CW)
Supernatural (The CW)
Arrow (The CW)
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (The CW)
Jane the Virgin (The CW)
Bloodline (Netflix – final season to premiere 26 May)
13 Reasons Why (Netflix – renewed for season 2)
The Strain (FX – Fourth and final season premieres 16 July)
The Son (AMC)
The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu)
Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency (BBC America)
American Idol (ABC – Like NBC’s Will and Grace, this is a revival rather than a newcomer really)
Roseanne (ABC – as above, another revival, will air 2018)
Marvel’s Inhumans (ABC)
The Good Doctor (ABC)
The Mayor (ABC)
The Gospel of Kevin (ABC)
Ten Days in the Valley (ABC)
The Crossing (ABC)
For The People (ABC)
Alex, Inc (ABC)
Splitting Up Together (ABC)
The Bachelor Winter Games (ABC)
Dancing With The Stars Junior (ABC)
The Brave (NBC – formerly known as For God and Country)
Will and Grace (NBC – is a revival of a much loved classic a renewal or a newcomer?)
Ellen’s Game of Games (NBC)
Good Girls (NBC)
Law and Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders (NBC)
A.P. Bio (NBC)
The Awesome Show (NBC)
Genius Junior (NBC)
The Handmade Project (NBC)
Room 104 (HBO – Anthology series premieres 28 July)
Yellowstone (Paramount Network)
Notting Hill (1999, Hugh Grant, Julia Roberts)
Divorcee William Thacker (Hugh Grant) runs an unprofitable bookshop in London’s fashionable Notting Hill, which attracts American movie star Anna...
Meet Me in St. Louis (MGM 1944, Margaret O’Brien, Judy Garland)
Along with Singin’ in the Rain, classic musical Meet Me In St Louis is probably the most loved around the...
Monster (NRK 2017, Jakob Oftebro,Ingvild Holthe Bygdnes)
Norwegian crime drama Monster takes us to a remote part of the country where a mass grave is uncovered following...
Mosaic (HBO 2018, Sharon Stone, Michael Cerveris)
Mosaic, written by Ed Solomon and directed by Steven Soderbergh, is set against the backdrop of a mountain resort town,...
The Commuter (2018, Sam Neill, Vera Farmiga)
In action thriller The Commuter insurance salesman Michael MacCauley has travelled into work everyday by train for the last ten...
Sweet Country (2018, Sam Neill, Bryan Brown)
In tense period Australian drama with Western overtones Sweet Country, it is 1929 on the vast, desert-like, Eastern Arrernte Nation...
Switch (CBS 1975-1978, Eddie Albert, Robert Wagner)
Switch was something of a typical Glen A. Larson series about ex-cop Frank McBride and con-man Pete Ryan teaming up...
Fanny by Gaslight (Gainsborough 1944, James Mason, Phyllis Calvert)
When Britain was still in the throes of its fierce battle with Germany, Gainsborough Pictures did its bit for the...
SIX (History 2017, Barry Sloane, Olivia Munn)
Action drama series inspired by the real missions of Navy SEAL Team Six. From History’s press release, March 2018… HISTORY’s hit...
Shooter: Family Fire (USA Network 30 Aug 2018)
Family Fire: Harris helps Bob Lee get payback for Earl’s death; Nadine and Isaac try to convert Atlas recruits to their...
Bobcat Goldthwait’s Misfits & Monsters: The Buzzkill (truTV 29 Aug 2018)
The Buzzkill: Musicians Leo and Ben are about to break up the band, but when a shocking accident turns them into...
Wrecked: A Game of Chest (TBS 28 Aug 2018)
A Game of Chest: After Jess loses her recollection of the last decade, Todd attempts to spark her memory. Steve...
800 Words Season 3 Episode 10 (Channel 7 21 Aug 2018)
Episode 10: Georges romantic night with Katie unravels. Fiona’s baby plans hit an emotional and financial snag. And boot camp...
DIY SOS 2 Part Grenfell Special airs Wed 5 Sep on BBC One
In this two-part series, premiering on 5 September at 9.00pm on BBC One, Nick Knowles and the DIY SOS team...
Upstart Crow: Wild Laughter In The Throat Of Death (BBC-2 5 Sep 2018)
Wild Laughter In The Throat Of Death: Will Shakespeare (David Mitchell) has been working on his masterpiece. His friends tell...
Age Before Beauty Series Finale 4 Sep on BBC One
In the season finale of Age Before Beauty its six months later… and it’s all change! Tyler reveals to Lexie...
Forever (Amazon 2018, Maya Rudolph, Fred Armisen)
In sitcom Forever married couple June (Maya Rudolph) and Oscar (Fred Armisen) live a comfortable but predictable life in suburban...
YOU (Lifetime 2018, Penn Badgley, Zach Cherry)
In You, a drama series with sinister overtones, when bookstore manager Joe Goldberg crosses paths with an aspiring writer, he...
Scomparsa aka Tangled Lies (2018, Vanessa Incontrada, Giuseppe Zeno)
In the Italian crime drama series Scomparsa (also known as Tangled Lies) life in San Benedetto del Tronto, a small town on...
Garage Sale Mysteries: Murder In D Minor (Hallmark 2018, Lori Loughlin)
In Murder In D Minor, another Garage Sale Mystery, Jennifer wins the bid on a vintage self-playing piano at an...
The Joy of AI (BBC-4 2018)
In one off documentary The Joy of AI, Professor Jim al-Khalili takes a sharp-witted and refreshingly optimistic look at how...
grown-ish (Freeform 2018, Zoey Johnson, Chris Parnell)
With grown-ish, a spin-off from black-ish comes a contemporary take on the current issues facing both students and administrators in...
Ordeal By Innocence (BBC-1 – Amazon 2018, Bill Nighy, Matthew Goode)
In Ordeal By Innocence, old wounds are reopened for the Argyll family when a man suddenly turns up and claims...