6 fan-favorite TV exhibits that had been canceled then saved by one other community — and a few which are nonetheless ready
- Some beloved TV exhibits have lately returned after being canceled, together with “Lucifer” and “Brooklyn 9-9.”
- However different fan-favorite sequence have not been so fortunate, together with many on Netflix.
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Passionate followers on social media helped saved some beloved TV exhibits.
The most recent is “One Day at a Time,” which Netflix canceled in March. Pop TV introduced on Thursday that it had greenlit a 13-episode fourth season to debut in 2020.
When Fox canceled the “Brooklyn 9-9” as a consequence of poor rankings final 12 months, NBC saved it lower than two days later. Fox additionally canceled “Lucifer,” which Netflix revived and lately debuted the fourth season of.
Netflix’s “Lucifer” revival has been a success with audiences. It was amongst Parrot Analytics’ checklist of essentially the most in-demand authentic streaming exhibits within the weeks after it premiered. The info relies on “demand expressions,” that are measured by need, viewership, and social-media engagement.
However not each present with rallying followers is so fortunate, and never even social-media campaigns can avoid wasting beloved Netflix exhibits.
Beneath are six canceled TV exhibits that had been lately saved by one other community, together with another exhibits with passionate followers that have not been so fortunate:
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“One Day at a Time” — saved by Pop TV after being canceled by Netflix
Return date: TBD
Netflix canceled its critically acclaimed “One Day at a Time” reboot in March after three seasons, citing a scarcity of viewers. Knowledge offered to Enterprise Insider by analytics firm Jumpshot confirmed that viewership was certainly decrease than another exhibits Netflix had additionally canceled.
However Pop TV introduced on Thursday that it saved the present. A 13-episode fourth season will premiere in 2020.
“Lucifer” — saved by Netflix after getting canceled by Fox
Return date: Season four premiered on Netflix Might eight
“Lucifer” was canceled by Fox after three seasons final Might. The sequence follows Lucifer Morningstar (the Satan). He’s bored in hell, so he abandons it to go to Los Angeles the place he runs a nightclub and turns into a marketing consultant for the LAPD.
Fox stated “Lucifer” was canceled as a consequence of poor rankings, however its devoted viewers made sufficient noise that each Netflix and Amazon had been in talks to convey it again for a fourth season. Ultimately, Netflix took it. Netflix lately introduced that the present will finish after its fifth season.
“The Expanse” — saved by Amazon after getting canceled by SyFy
Return date: Season four premieres later this 12 months on Amazon Prime Video
Critics gushed over the third season of “The Expanse,” a sci-fi present set on colonized planets lots of of years into the long run. Final Might, SyFy canceled the present.
However critics and followers rallied behind it and campaigned to reserve it, with over 130,000 followers signing a Change.org petition. The marketing campaign even concerned followers flying bannered planes over the Amazon headquarters, and “Recreation of Thrones” creator George R.R. Martin sending an e mail in help of the present to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, in keeping with Deadline.
Final Might, Bezos introduced that Amazon picked it up for a fourth season.
“Brooklyn 9-9” — saved by NBC after getting canceled by Fox
Return date: Season 6 premiered January 10 on NBC
Devastated “Brooklyn 9-9” followers immediately took to social media to precise their unhappiness about Fox’s cancellation final Might. Lower than two days later, NBC introduced that it was bringing the Brooklyn-set cop comedy again for a sixth season in the course of the 2018-2019 season.
“It was the nighttime, I woke as much as my cellphone glowing and I am questioning what’s going on,” star Terry Crews informed Enterprise Insider after discovering out the present had been saved. “I obtained all these texts with everybody saying, ‘We’re picked up!’ I jumped away from bed. I felt like I used to be considered one of Madonna’s youngsters. ‘I get to reside within the mansion now, she picked me!'”
“Designated Survivor” — Saved by Netflix after ABC canceled it
Return date: Season three premiered on Netflix June 7
ABC canceled “Designated Survivor” final Might after two seasons, however it was shortly picked up by Netflix. The third season debuted June 7. Kiefer Sutherland stars because the “designated survivor,” who’s sworn in because the president of america after an assault.
“Final Man Standing” — revived by Fox final 12 months after ABC canceled it in 2017
Return date: Just lately renewed for an eighth season on Fox, which can debut this 12 months
Tim Allen’s “Final Man Standing” was canceled by ABC after six seasons in 2017, however revived by Fox for a seventh season final 12 months. Fox renewed the sequence for an eighth season.
“Gypsy” — canceled by Netflix in 2017
“Gypsy” is a drama a couple of therapist (performed by Naomi Watts) who will get too concerned within the lives of her sufferers that Netflix canceled in 2017. Followers begged the streaming service to convey the present again with organized social-media campaigns, and even a billboard exterior of the Netflix LA workplace.
“Shadowhunters” — canceled by Freeform in 2018
This present about teenage demon hunters obtained the ax by Freeform, and returned earlier this 12 months for its remaining episodes.
“American Vandal” — Canceled by Netflix in October
Netflix canceled its beloved investigative comedy sequence “American Vandal” in October. The creators have shopped the sequence to different networks, however Netflix’s “blackout interval” for its canceled exhibits to be revived elsewhere is making that troublesome.
Netflix’s Marvel TV exhibits — canceled in 2018 and 2019
Netflix canceled its Marvel TV exhibits “Luke Cage,” “Iron Fist,” and “Daredevil” final fall, after which the remaining exhibits, “The Punisher” and “Jessica Jones,” earlier this 12 months. The third and remaining season of “Jessica Jones” premiered in June.
Followers launched a web based marketing campaign referred to as #SaveDaredevil with no success.
Hypothesis grew that they obtained the ax as a result of Disney, which owns Marvel, is launching its personal streaming platform in November. However knowledge additionally confirmed that the sequence had misplaced a few of their audiences over time.