Check out the TV shows that are ending in 2017. Some were suddenly canceled by their networks, while others ended on a high note with a proper final episode. All shows listed had or are having their final episodes air in 2017. GALLERY BY - CLINT DAVIS (email@example.com)
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
24: LEGACY (Fox) — 1 season — Fox's reboot of its popular "24" series was gone in a flash. This new version followed an ex-Army Ranger played by Corey Hawkins as he tried to combat terrorism in America. The show was 2017's post-Super Bowl debut, but the coveted time slot apparently did not help it resonate with viewers.
SENSE8 (Netflix) — 2 seasons — This sci-fi drama from "Matrix" creators The Wachowskis ran for two mind-bending seasons on Netflix before being scrapped. The show followed eight diverse people who shared a psychic link. The series was praised for its presentation of LGBT characters and was nominated for an Emmy award.
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
Underground (WGN America) — 2 seasons — This period drama from executive producer John Legend revolved around the Underground Railroad in 1850s Georgia. The show was generally acclaimed by critics but was canceled by WGN America after two seasons.
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
East Los High (Hulu) — 4 seasons — This teen drama featured a cast of nearly all Latino actors and was set in a fictional high school in East Los Angeles. The show ran for four seasons, becoming Hulu's longest running original series at the time. Its final episode will air in fall of 2017.
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
Quarry (Cinemax) — 1 season — Based on author Max Allan Collins's "Quarry" novels, this crime series followed a Vietnam War veteran as he returned home to Tennessee in 1972 and was met with limited options. The show was canceled after an 8-episode run.
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
The Odd Couple (CBS) — 3 seasons — This reboot of the iconic roommate comedy from Neil Simon starred Matthew Perry and "Reno 911!'s" Thomas Lennon as Felix and Oscar. The show ran for three seasons and was criticized by critics for feeling old-fashioned in its presentation. Its final episode aired in January.
Scream Queens (Fox) — 2 seasons — Black comedy was the best way to describe Fox's "Scream Queens." This show came from the minds behind "American Horror Story" but took a funnier twist on horror. Its two seasons followed a group of characters at a fictional college who encountered two different serial killers and had to figure out who was the culprit. The show starred Emma Roberts, Jamie Lee Curtis and others in an ensemble cast. It was axed after two seasons.
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (CBS) — 2 seasons — The second spin-off of CBS's popular "Criminal Minds" series, "Beyond Borders" starred Gary Sinise as the leader of a team of FBI investigators. The show was canceled after two seasons.
The Great Indoors (CBS) — 1 season — This workplace sitcom starring "Community's" Joel McHale was canceled after one season by CBS. Much of the show's humor was derived from generational differences. The show was criticized by some for its portrayal of Millennials.
2 Broke Girls (CBS) — 6 seasons — After six seasons as a mainstay of CBS's primetime lineup, the network suddenly canceled "2 Broke Girls" in May 2017. The show starred Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs as friends who work at a New York restaurant while saving up money for their own business. It was a frequent target for critics during its run.
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
The Real O'Neals (ABC) — 2 seasons — This sitcom about an Irish-American family drew criticism from some religious groups but was mostly praised by audiences for its take on the dilemma of maintaining a "perfect" family image while dealing with real life issues inside the house. The show co-starred "Raising Hope's" Martha Plimpton and "Mad Men's" Jay R. Ferguson. It was canceled after two seasons on ABC.
American Crime (ABC) — 3 seasons — In three seasons on ABC, "American Crime" racked up awards and praise from critics but it was canceled in May 2017. The show followed a different cast of characters involved in life-changing crimes. The show was praised for its acting and writing, which portrayed the crimes in a nuanced, complex manner rather than in pure right-and-wrong terms. It was created by John Ridley, the Oscar-winning writer of "12 Years A Slave."
Dr. Ken (ABC) — 2 seasons — Gifted comics like Ken Jeong, Margaret Cho and Dave Foley couldn't save this sitcom from cancelation. The show starred Jeong — who also co-created it — as a wisecracking Korean-American doctor and father. "Dr. Ken" was dogged by bad reviews but it ran for two seasons before being yanked by ABC.
Imaginary Mary (ABC) — 1 season — "Dharma and Greg's" sweetheart star Jenna Elfman returned to TV in this sitcom that co-starred a CGI-animated imaginary friend whom Elfman's adult character must deal with. The show was co-created by Adam F. Goldberg of "The Goldbergs" fame and produced by Adam Sandler's Happy Madison Productions. It was canceled just seven episodes into its first season.
The Catch (ABC) — 2 seasons — One of the rare shows produced for ABC by Shonda Rhimes to never take off, "The Catch" followed a private investigator and her fiance who happens to be a con man. The show starred "The Killing's" Mireille Enos and "Six Feet Under's" Peter Krause as the lead couple. It was canceled after two seasons and only 20 episodes.
Son of Zorn (Fox) — 1 season — This bizarre sitcom was part-animated, part-live action and followed a barbarian warrior named Zorn who lives in California. The show starred Jason Sudeikis as the voice of Zorn. It was axed after a 13-episode debut season.
Last Man Standing (ABC) — 6 seasons — Tim Allen starred as a conservative dad in this sitcom that was a bit like "Home Improvement" meets "All in the Family." The show ran for six seasons and featured plenty of notable guest stars including Kim Kardashian, Robin Roberts and Allen's "Home Improvement" co-stars Patricia Richardson and Richard Karn.
APB (Fox) — 1 season — This show delivered a new spin on the police procedural genre by making the main character a tech billionaire who takes control of a Chicago police district with the goal of using technology to fight crime. The show was poorly received by critics and was scrapped by Fox after a single season.
Making History (Fox) — 1 season — This sitcom took a lighthearted, silly look at time travel. It starred "Gossip Girl's" Leighton Meester as one of a group of friends who travel between centuries. The show was axed by Fox after one season.
Sleepy Hollow (Fox) — 4 seasons — A supernatural investigative series starring
1700s Ichabod Crane
in modern day Sleepy Hollow, New York? That was the fish-out-of-water that spanned four seasons of "Sleepy Hollow" on Fox. The show was noted for its horror elements, as well as the playful relationship between its lead characters. It was canceled in May.
Rosewood (Fox) — 2 seasons — This crime procedural followed a pathologist who worked in Miami, Florida as he and a group of detectives worked to solve murders. The show was on the bubble after its first season but was brought back by Fox for a second season. It was canceled after the second season wrapped in April.
Frequency (The CW) — 1 season — The CW took an ambitious chance on this crime drama based on the popular 2000 movie "Frequency." It followed a detective, played by "Mad Men" actor Peyton List, who was able to contact her dead father with a ham radio, crossing the boundaries of time. The show earned solid reviews from critics but was ultimately canceled after one season.
No Tomorrow (The CW) — 1 season — This comedy-drama followed a woman who gets involved with a man who believes the world will end in a matter of months. The pair make a list of things to do before the apocalypse comes. The show was mostly praised by critics. It was canceled by The CW after just one season of 13 episodes.
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
Pitch (Fox) — 1 season — This baseball drama, the first scripted series to be produced by MLB, followed the first female player to ever make it to the big leagues. The show followed the life of Ginny Baker both on the field and off. It was created by Dan Fogelman, who also created NBC's "This Is Us," which was arguably 2016-17's biggest breakout show. Fox canceled "Pitch" after one season.
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
Workaholics (Comedy Central) — 7 seasons — This ironically titled sitcom about three drug-loving friends was a staple of Comedy Central for more than six years. It became a cult classic during its run. The show came to a close in March.
Duck Dynasty (A&E) — 11 seasons — After 11 seasons in the course of five years, "Duck Dynasty" came to an end in 2017. The show, which followed a real-life family who ran a business in Louisiana, was one of the highest rated cable television shows in history and raked in hundreds of millions in merchandise sales.
The Vampire Diaries (The CW) — 8 seasons — One of the most popular shows on The CW, "The Vampire Diaries" broke ratings records for the network when it debuted in 2009. The series follows a girl in a small Virginia town who falls in love with a vampire. The show was a massive hit with teen audiences, picking up dozens of Teen Choice Awards nominations during its run. The series finale aired in March.
The Leftovers (HBO) — 3 seasons — One of HBO's most ambitious shows ever, this series from the co-creator of "Lost" followed characters who were left after 2 percent of the world's population suddenly disappeared. The show has been hailed by critics, including its third—and final—season which is airing this year.
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
Girls (HBO) — 6 seasons — Lena Dunham's HBO series "Girls" wrapped a six-season run this year. The show was acclaimed and controversial during its time on the air, as it graphically depicted a group of 20-something friends figuring out adulthood in New York City. The show won a Peabody Award and a Golden Globe for best comedy series.
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
Girl Meets World (Disney Channel) — 3 seasons — The sequel to ABC's beloved "Boy Meets World," this sitcom followed Cory and Topanga Matthews as they raised their own daughter. The show was praised for having positive messages for young viewers but Disney Channel canceled it after three seasons. The final episode aired in January.
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
The Strain (FX) — 4 seasons — Horror icon Guillermo del Toro co-created this show based on his series of novels. The often gory show follows a mysterious outbreak that emanates from New York City and evolves into an epic battle between humans and otherworldly creatures. The series will end in 2017 after four seasons on FX.
Review (Comedy Central) — 3 seasons — This Comedy Central mockumentary show followed a critic who reviewed typical life experiences using a five-star scale. The show was based on a similar Australian series and ran for 22 episodes in three seasons in America. It ended in March.
Switched At Birth (Freeform) — 5 seasons — A popular and acclaimed show for ABC Family (now Freeform), "Switched At Birth" broke ground for its portrayal of deaf and hard-of-hearing characters. The series two teen girls who were literally switched at birth and grew up under very different circumstances. It won a Peabody Award during its run. The show ended in January.
Salem (WGN America) — 3 seasons — What's not to like about a horror show based on the Salem witch trials and featuring a theme song by Marilyn Manson? This period series follows a witch who manipulates Puritans in 1600s America. Many of its characters were based on real people involved in the Salem witch trials.
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
Outsiders (WGN America) — 2 seasons — Set in the rural hills of Kentucky, this drama followed a family who live isolated from modern society and control a mountain that's rich in coal. The show starred "St. Elsewhere's" David Morse and was produced by Paul Giamatti. WGN America canceled it after two seasons.
Rogue (Audience Network) — 4 seasons — "Westworld" co-star Thandie Newton starred in this gritty police drama on DirecTV's Audience Network for its first two seasons. The show ends with its fourth season in 2017.
Mercy Street (PBS) — 2 seasons — A historical drama set in a Civil War hospital that caters to soldiers from both sites, this show was canceled by PBS after two seasons. The final episode aired on March 5, 2017. The show was executive produced by Ridley Scott.
Teen Wolf (MTV) — 6 seasons — Loosely based on the Michael J. Fox movie from 1985, MTV's "Teen Wolf" followed a kid who becomes a werewolf and is forced to live a double life. The show was better reviewed than most of MTV's original series and was a ratings hit for the network. It will end in 2017 after six seasons.
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
Regular Show (Cartoon Network) — 8 seasons — Despite its unassuming title, "Regular Show" picked up a loyal fanbase in seven years thanks to its ridiculous characters and storylines. The show was acclaimed by critics for being consistently funny and offbeat. It won an Emmy Award during its run. Its final episode aired in January.
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
Bones (Fox) — 12 seasons — One of Fox's longest running shows, "Bones" aired its 246th—and final—episode in 2017. The show earned a pair of Emmy nominations during its run and produced a short-lived spin-off called "The Finder."
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
Kingdom (Audience Network) — 3 seasons — This drama, about a family that runs an MMA gym, aired on DirecTV's Audience Network for three seasons, the last of which will air this year. The show co-starred Nick Jonas as the family's complicated young son.
Man Seeking Woman (FX) — 3 seasons — Despite positive reviews, this bizarre comedy was nixed by FX after a three season run. It was executive produced by "Saturday Night Live" creator Lorne Michaels.
Longmire (Netflix) — 6 seasons — Another show that Netflix rescued from cancelation, "Longmire" first aired on A&E for three seasons before being picked up by the streaming service. The show, which follows fictional Wyoming sheriff Walt Longmire, will air its final season this year.
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
Conviction (ABC) — 1 season — After Hayley Atwell's ABC show "Agent Carter" was canceled in 2016, the network immediately set her up with a new starring role in "Conviction." Unfortunately, the legal drama was canceled after only a handful of episodes had aired.
Episodes (Showtime) — 4 seasons — After four seasons and plenty of critical praise, Matt LeBlanc's Showtime series "Episodes" will air its final episodes this year. LeBlanc plays a fictional version of himself in the show, which was co-created by the co-creator of "Friends." The show also aired in the United Kingdom on BBC Two.
Black Sail (Starz) — 4 seasons — A prequel to "Treasure Island," this show about cutthroat pirates ended its four-season run in 2017. The show's production values were hailed, earning it multiple Creative Arts Emmys wins.
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