Predictions Week 29: Abby’s Is Likely To Be Canceled

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Abby’s Is Likely To Be Canceled

Abby’s is likely to be canceled. Two episodes in, and it’s tied as the lowest rated show on NBC. Enjoy the remaining episodes.

The reaper’s moved Fam to likely canceled. It was borderline, and last week’s 0.7 is too low for a rookie spring sitcom to survive. Stay tuned, a ratings recovery might change this again!

NetShow (Producer)Status
ABCAgents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Disney/ABC)renewed
ABCA Million Little Things (Disney/ABC)renewed
ABCAmerican Housewife (Disney/ABC)certain to be renewed*
ABCblack-ish (Disney/ABC)likely renewed
ABCFor The People (Disney/ABC)likely canceled
ABCFresh Off The Boat (Disney/ABC)likely renewed
ABCGrey's Anatomy (Disney/ABC)likely renewed
ABCHow To Get Away With Murder (Disney/ABC)likely renewed
ABCModern Family (Disney/ABC)renanceled**
ABCSingle Parents (Disney/ABC)likely renewed
ABCSchooled (Disney/ABC/Sony)likely renewed
ABCSpeechless (Disney/ABC)likely renewed
ABCSplitting Up Together (WB)likely canceled
ABCStation 19 (Disney/ABC)likely renewed
ABCThe Conners (Carsey-Werner)renewed
ABCThe Fix (Disney/ABC)likely canceled
ABCThe Goldbergs (Sony)likely renewed
ABCThe Good Doctor (Disney/ABC/Sony)renewed
ABCThe Kids Are Alright (Disney/ABC)likely renewed
ABCThe Rookie (Disney/ABC/eOne)likely renewed
ABCWhiskey Cavalier (Disney/ABC/WB)likely canceled
CBSBlue Bloods (CBS)likely renewed
CBSBull (CBS)likely renewed
CBSCriminal Minds (CBS/Disney/ABC)renanceled**
CBSElementary (CBS)canceled
CBSFam (CBS)likely canceled
CBSGod Friended Me (CBS/Sony)renewed
CBSHappy Together (CBS)canceled
CBSHawaii Five-0 (CBS)likely renewed
CBSMacGyver (CBS)certain to be renewed*
CBSMadam Secretary (CBS)likely renewed
CBSMagnum, P.I. (CBS/NBCU)renewed
CBSMan With A Plan (CBS)likely renewed
CBSMom (WB)renewed for 2 yrs
CBSMurphy Brown (WB)likely canceled
CBSNCIS (CBS)likely renewed
CBSNCIS: Los Angeles (CBS)likely renewed
CBSNCIS: New Orleans (CBS)likely renewed
CBSSEAL Team (CBS)likely renewed
CBSSWAT (CBS/Sony)likely renewed
CBSThe Big Bang Theory (WB)canceled
CBSThe Neighborhood (CBS)renewed
CBSYoung Sheldon (WB)renewed for 2 yrs
CWAll American (WB)likely canceled
CWArrow (WB)renanceled**
CWBlack Lightning (WB)renewed
CWCharmed (CBS)renewed
CWCrazy Ex-Girlfriend (CBS)canceled
CWDC's Legends Of Tomorrow (WB)renewed
CWDynasty (CBS)renewed
CWIn The Dark (CBS)likely canceled
CWiZombie (WB)canceled
CWJane The Virgin (CBS)canceled
CWLegacies (WB)renewed
CWRiverdale (WB)renewed
CWRoswell, NM (WB)likely renewed
CWSupergirl (WB)renewed
CWSupernatural (WB)renanceled**
CWThe Flash (WB)renewed
Fox9-1-1 (ABC)renewed
FoxBob's Burgers (Disney/ABC)renewed
FoxEmpire (Disney/ABC)likely renewed
FoxFamily Guy (Disney/ABC)renewed
FoxGotham (WB)canceled
FoxLast Man Standing (Disney/ABC)likely renewed
FoxLethal Weapon (WB)likely canceled
FoxProven Innocent (Disney/ABC)likely canceled
FoxRel (Disney/ABC)canceled
FoxStar (Disney/ABC)likely renewed
FoxThe Cool Kids (Disney/ABC)likely renewed
FoxThe Gifted (Disney/ABC)likely canceled
FoxThe Orville (Disney/ABC)likely renewed
FoxThe Passage (Disney/ABC)likely canceled
FoxThe Resident (Disney/ABC)renewed
FoxThe Simpsons (Disney/ABC)renewed
NBCAbby's (NBCU)likely canceled
NBCA.P. Bio (NBCU)likely canceled
NBCBlindspot (WB)likely canceled
NBCBrooklyn Nine-Nine (NBCU)renewed
NBCChicago Fire (NBCU)renewed
NBCChicago Med (NBCU)renewed
NBCChicago P.D. (NBCU)renewed
NBCGood Girls (NBCU)likely canceled
NBCI Feel Bad (NBCU)canceled
NBCLaw & Order: SVU (NBCU)renewed
NBCManifest (WB)likely renewed
NBCMidnight, Texas (NBCU)canceled
NBCNew Amsterdam (NBCU)renewed
NBCSuperstore (NBCU)renewed
NBCThe Blacklist (Sony)renewed
NBCThe Enemy Within (NBCU)likely canceled
NBCThe Good Place (NBCU)renewed
NBCThe Village (NBCU)likely canceled
NBCThis Is Us (Fox)likely renewed
NBCWill & Grace (NBCU)renewed

ABC shows predicted to be canceled

For The People– terrible ratings, only a sophomore
Splitting Up Together – among the lowest rated non-Friday ABC shows. The only one of ABC’s low rated sitcoms that Disney won’t own in the future.
Whiskey Cavalier– low ratings, freshman show
The Fix– terrible ratings, freshman show

ABC shows predicted to be renewed

The Rookie – As ABC’s spring dramas have tumbled, it’s now the 2nd highest rated 10pm show on the network after The Good Doctor.
Single Parents– lowest rated of the rookie sitcoms, could be close
The Kids Are Alright– recent ratings are poor, now less certain than even a month ago
Fresh Off The Boat – borderline ratings, Disney/ABC is now the owner/producer of the show.
Speechless – terrible ratings, but 3rd season shows are rarely canceled, Disney/ABC is now the sole owner/producer.
How To Get Away With Murder – poor ratings, ABC is now in the habit of “renanceling” (renewal for a final season) it’s s3 and older shows.
American Housewife, black-ish, Grey’s Anatomy, Station 19, The Goldbergs, Schooled – ratings currently in the renewal range, no negative issues.

CBS shows predicted to be canceled

Murphy Brown – same ratings as already canceled Happy Together, not renewed when rookie Fall sitcom The Neighborhood was renewed.
Fam – last week’s 0.7 is too low for a spring premiere sitcom to survive, a recovery could change the prediction again

CBS shows predicted to be renewed

Madam Secretary – terrible ratings (its syndication deal keeps it alive), but CBS hasn’t canceled a 5th season drama they produce in recent memory.
Bull – allegations against actor/EP Michael Weatherly threaten renewal of the show, but given history, and the amount of money at stake for CBS, the show is still likely to be renewed.
MacGyver – George Eads has left the show, but he’s irrelevant. The show is guaranteed renewal.
NCIS, SEAL Team,Blue Bloods, Hawaii Five-0, NCIS:LA, NCIS:NO, SWAT, Man With A Plan – ratings in the renewal range, no negative issues.

CW shows predicted to be canceled

All American – left out of the mass renewal of CW Fall premiere shows, it’s dead.
In The Dark – weak premiere ratings, late scheduling.

CW shows predicted to be renewed

Roswell, NM – ratings now borderline, will be a close one.

Fox shows predicted to be canceled

Proven Innocent – terrible ratings, DOA.
The Gifted – bad ratings, short episode order.
Lethal Weapon – low ratings, short episode order. Both original stars are off the show.
The Passage – weak ratings trend, loss of Friday to WWE.

Fox shows predicted to be renewed

The Orville – Thursday ratings have recovered to merely below average, and California production tax credits may save it.
The Cool Kids – Ratings have drifted lower, will be a close one.
Empire, Star, Last Man Standing – ratings in the renewal range, no negative issues

NBC shows predicted to be canceled

Blindspot – low ratings, owned by WB
Good Girls – poor ratings
APBio – terrible ratings
The Enemy Within – poor ratings, freshman show
The Village – poor ratings, freshman show
Abby’s – terrible ratings, freshman show

NBC shows predicted to be renewed

Manifest, This is Us – ratings in the renewal range, no negative issues.

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.

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*Why are those shows certain to be renewed?
**”renanceled” = renewed for a final season

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The reaper’s running prediction tally this season: 38-1

  • Right: I Feel Bad, Happy Together, Rel, The Good Place, Midnight Texas, FBI, MagnumPI, The Neighborhood, God Friended Me, Charmed, Legacies, BlackLightning, Dynasty, Riverdale, Arrow, Legends of Tomorrow, The Flash, Supergirl, Supernatural, New Amsterdam, The Good Doctor, A Million Little Things, Modern Family, Mom, The Simpsons, Family Guy, Bob’s Burgers, Young Sheldon, Chicago Fire, Chicago Med, Chicago PD, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Superstore, The Blacklist, The Conners, The Resident, 9-1-1, Law & Order: SVU
  • Wrong: Criminal Minds

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 previous years prediction record here.