2020-2021 TV Season: Every Broadcast Show Canceled, Renewed and Ordered – So Far (Updating)
Updated on June 16 with "Manifesto" for season 3 renewed at NBC and "Sunnyside", "Bluff City Law" and "Indebted" canceled.
Amidst production stoppages due to the corona virus pandemic, broadcast networks face some unprecedented problems as they decide which TV series will return next season, which ones will end, and which new ones they will order to be included in their 2020-2021 slate series.
Below you will find every scripted show that ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox and The CW have renewed or canceled so far, along with those still waiting for their fate. We also recorded the new comedies and dramas that were recorded along with their descriptions.
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In our pilot manual you will find out which projects can be ordered in series shortly.
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Renewed series: "The Blacklist", "Brooklyn Nine-Nine", "Chicago Fire", "Chicago Med", "Chicago P.D." (Entire "Chicago" franchise extended for three additional seasons), "Good Girls", "Law & Order: SVU" (renewed by season 24), "Manifest", "New Amsterdam" (renewed for seasons 3, 4 and 5)), "Superstore", "This Is Us" (renewed for seasons 5 and 6), "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist"
Aborted / ending series: "Blindspot", "Bluff City Law", "The Good Place", "The InBetween", "Indebted", "Lincoln Rhyme: Chasing the Bone Collector", "Perfect Harmony", "Sunnyside" "Will & Grace "
Series is waiting for decisions: "Council of Dads"
Newly ordered series: "The Kenan Show", "Young Rock", untitled Tina Fey / Robert Carlock Comedy
THE KENAN SHOW
Author: Jackie Clarke
Producer (s): Lorne Michaels, Andrew Singer
Directed by Chris Rock
Studio: Universal TV, Broadway Video
Logline: Kenan Thompson strives to be a super father to his two adorable girls while at the same time reconciling his job and a father-in-law who “inappropriately” helps. (Single camera)
Actors: Kenan Thompson, Punam Patel, Dani Lockett, Dannah Lockett and Andy Garcia
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Authors: Nahnatchka Khan, Jeff Chiang
Producer (s): Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia, Hiram Garcia, Brian Gewirtz, Jennifer Carreras
Studio: Universal TV, Seven Bucks Productions, Fierce Baby Productions
Logline: Inspired by Dwayne Johnson's formative years. (Single camera)
Actors: Dwayne Johnson
UNTITLED TINA FEY / ROBERT CARLOCK COMEDY
Authors: Tina Fey, Robert Carlock
Producer (s): Jeff Richmond, David Miner, Eric Gurian
Studio: Universal TV, 3 Arts Entertainment, Little Stranger
Logline: A wealthy businessman runs for the mayor of Los Angeles for the wrong reasons. Once he wins, he has to find out what he stands for, win the respect of his coworkers, and connect with his teenage daughter while humanly controlling the coyote population. (Single camera)
Actors: Ted Danson, Holly Hunter, Bobby Moynihan
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Renewed series: "A Million Little Things", "American Housewife", "Black", "The Conners", "For Life", "The Gold Mountains", "The Good Doctor", "Grey's Anatomy", "Mixed", "" The Rookie "," Station 19 "," Stumptown "
Discontinued / ending series: "The Baker and the Beauty", "Bless this Chaos", "Emerge", "Fresh from the Boat", "How to Get Away with Murder", "Marvel's Agents from SHIELD", "Modern Family", " Reef Break "," Schooled "," Single Parents "
Series is waiting for decisions: N / A
Series that has not yet premiered: "United We Fall"
Newly ordered series: "Big Sky", "Call Your Mother"
CALL YOUR MOTHER
Author: Kari Lizer
Studio: Sony Pictures Television, ABC Studios
Logline: This multi-camera comedy follows a mother with empty nests wondering how she ended up alone while her children are living their best lives thousands of kilometers away. She decides that her place is with her family, and when she blends in with her life, her children realize that they may need them more than they thought. (Multi-camera)
Actors: Kyra Sedgwick, Rachel Sennott, Joey Bragg, Patrick Brammall, Emma Caymares and Austin Crute
Author: David E. Kelley
Producer (s): Ross Fineman, C.J. Box
Studio: A + E Studios, 20th Century Fox Television
Logline: In this procedural thriller, private investigator Cassie Dewell and ex-police officer Jenny Hoyt search for two sisters who were kidnapped by a truck driver on a remote Montana highway. But if they discover that these aren't the only girls who have disappeared in the area, they have to run against the clock to stop the killer before another woman is taken.
Actors: Katheryn Winnick, Kylie Bunbury, Ryan Phillippe, John Carroll Lynch and Dedee Pfeiffer
Renewed series: "9-1-1", "9-1-1: Lone Star", "Bless the Harts", "Bob's Burgers", "Duncanville", "Family Guy", "Last Man Standing", "Prodigal "Son", "The Resident", "The Simpsons"
Canceled / ending series: "Fast Family", "BH90210", "Substitute", "Imperium", "Obsolete"
Series is waiting for decisions: N / A
Series that has not yet premiered: "Filthy Rich", "Great North", "neXt"
Newly ordered series: "Call Me Kat", "Housebroken"
CALL ME CAT
Author: Darlene Hunt
Producer (s): Mayim Bialik, Jim Parsons, Todd Spiewak, Angie Stephenson, Miranda Hart, Eric Norsoph, Mackenzie Gabriel-Vaught
Studio: Warner Bros. TV, Fox Entertainment, That's Wonderful Productions, Sad Clown Productions and BBC Studios
Logline: Kat (Mayim Bialik) is a 39-year-old woman who fights society and her mother every day to prove that you CANNOT have everything you want - and still be happy. That's why she spent her savings opening a cat cafe in Louisville, Kentucky. (Multi camera)
Actors: Mayim Bialik, Swoosie Kurtz, Kyla Pratt, Cheyenne Jackson and Leslie Jordan
Authors: Clea DuVall, Jennifer Crittenden, Gabrielle Allan
Producer (s): Sharon Horgan, Clelia Mountford, Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor
Studio: Fox Entertainment, Kapital Entertainment, Bento Box
Logline: Examines human dysfunction and neurosis using a group of neighborhood animals that live in the suburbs. (Animated)
Actors: Lisa Kudrow, Clea DuVall, Sharon Horgan, Nat Faxon, Will Forte, Tony Hale, Jason Mantzoukas, Sam Richardson, Bresha Webb and Greta Lee
Renewed series: "All Rise", "Blood & Treasure", "Blue Bloods", "Bob Hearts Abishola", "Bull", "Evil", "FBI", "FBI: Most Wanted", "MacGyver", "Magnum "PI," Mom "," NCIS "," NCIS: Los Angeles "," NCIS: New Orleans "," The Neighborhood "," SEAL Team "," SWAT "," Young Sheldon "," The Unicorn "
Aborted / ending series: "Broke", "Carols second act", "Criminal Minds", "God Friended Me", "Hawaii Five-0", "Madam Secretary", "Man With a Plan", "Tommy"
Series is waiting for decisions: N / A
Newly ordered series: "B positive", "Clarice", "The Equalizer"
Author: Marco Pennette
Producer (s): Chuck Lorre
Directors: James Burrows
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc.
Logline: The comedy is about a therapist and a newly divorced father who is faced with the task of finding a kidney donor when he meets a woman from his past who volunteers. Together they form an improbable connection and begin a journey that will change their lives. (Multi-camera)
Actors: Thomas Middleditch, Annaleigh Ashford, Kether Donohue, Sara Rue and Kamryn Kunody
Authors: Alex Kurtzman, Jenny Lumet
Producer (s): Heather Kadin, Aaron Baiers
Studio: MGM Television, CBS Television Studios, Secret Hideout
Logline: "Clarice" is a deep look into the untold personal story of brilliant and vulnerable FBI agent Clarice Starling, who returns to the field in 1993, six months after the events of "The Silence of the Lambs".
Cast: Rebecca Breeds, Kal Penn, Nick Sandow, Michael Cudlitz, Lucca De Oliveira and Devyn A. Tyler
Authors: Andrew Marlowe, Terri Miller
Producer (s): Dana Owens (Queen Latifah), John Davis, John Fox, Debra Martin Chase, Richard Lindheim, Shakim Compere
Direction (s): Liz Friedlander
Studio: Universal TV Studios, CBS TV Studios, Davis Entertainment, Martin Chase Productions, Flavor Unit
Logline: A reinterpretation of the classic series with Queen Latifah ("Chicago", "Bessie") as an enigmatic woman with a mysterious background, who uses her extensive skills to help people who cannot turn anywhere else.
Actors: Queen Latifah, Chris Noth, Lorraine Toussaint, Tory Kittles, Liza Lapira and Laya DeLeon Hayes
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Renewed series: "All American", "Batwoman", "Black Lightning", "Burden of Truth", "Charmed", "DCs Legends of Tomorrow", "Dynasty", "The Flash", "In the Dark" (season ) 2 does not have a premiere yet, renewed by season 3), "Legacies", "Nancy Drew", "The Outpost", "Pandora", "Riverdale", "Roswell, New Mexico" (season 2 must still have a premiere, renewed by) Season 3), "Supergirl"
Aborted / ending series: "The 100", "Arrow", "Supernatural"
Series is waiting for decisions: "Katy Keene"
Newly ordered series: "Kung Fu", "Republic Sarah", "Superman & Lois", "Walker"
Author: Christina M. Kim
Producer (s): Martin Gero, Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter
Directed by Hanelle Culpepper
Studio: Quinns Haus and Berlanti Productions in collaboration with Warner Bros. Television
Logline: A quarterly crisis leads a young Chinese-American woman to drop out of college and embark on a life-changing journey to a remote monastery in China. But when she returns and finds that her hometown is flooded with crime and corruption, she uses her martial arts skills and Shaolin values to protect her community and bring criminals to justice ... while looking for the assassin who mentions her Shaolin killed and is now targeting her.
Actors: Olivia Liang, Kheng Hua Tan, Shannon Dang, Jon Prasida, Eddie Liu, Gavin Stenhouse, Gwendoline Yeo, Tzi Ma
REPUBLIC OF SARAH
Author: Jeffrey Paul King
Producer (s): Marc Webb, Mark Martin, Jeff Grosvenor, Leo Pearlman
Directed by Kat Candler
Studio: CBS television studios
Logline: Given the destruction of her city by a greedy mining company, rebellious high school teacher Sarah Cooper uses an obscure cartographic gap to explain independence. Now Sarah has to lead a young group of outsiders who are trying to start their own country from scratch.
Actors: Stella Baker, Nia Holloway, Luke Mitchell, Izabella Alvarez, Hope Lauren, Ian Duff, Forrest Goodluck, Landry Bender and Megan Follows
SUPERMAN & LOIS
Author: Todd Helbing
Producer (s): Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Geoff Johns
Studio: Berlanti Productions, Warner Bros. Television
Logline: Follows the most famous superhero and comic journalist in the world who deals with all the stress, pressure and complexity that working parents bring with them in today's society. Based on the characters from DC by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.
Actors: Tyler Hoechlin, Elizabeth Tulloch, Jordan Elsass, Alexander Garfin, Dylan Walsh and Emmanuelle Chriqui
Author: Anna Fricke
Producer (s): Dan Lin, Lindsay Liberatore, Jared Padalecki
Studio: CBS television studios, Rideback.
Logline: A reinterpretation of the long-standing series "Walker, Texas Ranger". The focus is on Cordell Walker, a widower and father of two with his own code of ethics, who returns to Austin after two years of undercover to find that there is more work to be done at home. He will try to reconnect with his children, face clashes with his family, and find unexpected similarities with his new partner (one of the first women in Texas Rangers history) as he becomes increasingly suspicious of the circumstances under to whom his wife died.
Actors: Jared Padalecki, Lindsey Morgan, Keegan Allen, Mitch Pileggi, Molly Hagan and Jeff Pierre
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