Predictions Week 3: Rel Is Likely To Be Canceled


TV Grim Reaper’s predictions are for scripted broadcast primetime show renewals for the 2019-20 season or cancellations by the end of the 2018-19 season.

See all the Reaper’s past predictions here.

NetShow (Producer)Status
ABCA Million Little Things (ABC)likely canceled
ABCAmerican Housewife (ABC)*certain renewal
ABCFresh Off The Boat (Fox)likely renewal
ABCGrey's Anatomy (ABC)likely renewal
ABCHow To Get Away With Murder (ABC)likely renewal
ABCModern Family (Fox)likely renewal
ABCSingle Parents (ABC/Fox)likely renewal
ABCSpeechless (ABC/Fox)likely renewal
ABCStation 19 (ABC)likely renewal
ABCThe Goldbergs (Sony)likely renewal
ABCThe Good Doctor (ABC/Sony)likely renewal
CBSBlue Bloods (CBS)likely renewal
CBSBull (CBS)*certain renewal
CBSCriminal Minds (CBS/ABC)likely renewal
CBSFBI (CBS/NBCU)
likely renewal
CBSGod Friended Me (CBS/Sony)likely renewal
CBSHappy Together (CBS)likely renewal
CBSHawaii Five-0 (CBS)likely renewal
CBSMacGyver (CBS)*certain renewal
CBSMadam Secretary (CBS)likely renewal
CBSMagnum, P.I. (CBS/NBCU)likely renewal
CBSMom (WB)likely renewal
CBSMurphy Brown (WB)likely renewal
CBSNCIS (CBS)likely renewal
CBSNCIS: Los Angeles (CBS)likely renewal
CBSNCIS: New Orleans (CBS)likely renewal
CBSSEAL Team (CBS)likely renewal
CBSSWAT (CBS/Sony)likely renewal
CBSThe Big Bang Theory (WB)canceled
CBSThe Neighborhood (CBS)likely renewal
CBSYoung Sheldon (WB)likely renewal
CWCrazy Ex-Girlfriend (CBS)canceled
CWiZombie (WB)canceled
CWJane The Virgin (CBS)canceled
CWRiverdale (WB)likely renewal
Fox9-1-1 (Fox)likely renewal
FoxBob's Burgers (Fox)likely renewal
FoxEmpire (Fox)likely renewal
FoxFamily Guy (Fox)likely renewal
FoxGotham (WB)canceled
FoxLast Man Standing (Fox)likely renewal
FoxLethal Weapon (WB)likely renewal
FoxRel (Fox)likely canceled
FoxStar (Fox)likely renewal
FoxThe Cool Kids (Fox)likely renewal
FoxThe Gifted (Fox)likely renewal
FoxThe Resident (Fox)likely renewal
FoxThe Simpsons (Fox)likely renewal
NBCChicago Fire (NBCU)likely renewal
NBCChicago Med (NBCU)likely renewal
NBCChicago P.D. (NBCU)likely renewal
NBCI Feel Bad (NBCU)likely canceled
NBCLaw & Order: SVU (NBCU)likely renewal
NBCManifest (WB)likely renewal
NBCNew Amsterdam (NBCU)likely renewal
NBCSuperstore (NBCU)likely renewal
NBCThe Good Place (NBCU)likely renewal
NBCThis Is Us (Fox)likely renewal
NBCWill & Grace (NBCU)renewed

Rel Is Likely To Be Canceled

Rel is likely to be canceled. Its two Sunday ratings went from bad to worse, and it’s averaging just 61% of Fox’s scripted episode A18-49 ratings. Enjoy it while it lasts.

NBC’s I Feel Bad and ABC’s A Million Little Things are also likely to be canceled. More on both of them in the coming weeks.

*Why are those shows certain to be renewed?

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Are you missing the ratings information from previous prediction posts? You can view the reaper’s entire spreadsheet of ratings here.

The reaper’s running prediction tally this season: 

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Will & Grace was renewed before the season began. Jane The Virgin, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, iZombie, Gotham and The Big Bang Theory were canceled before the season began.

How good have TV Grim Reaper’s predictions been in past seasons? See his past prediction record here.


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