Every year, TV networks hold our emotions hostage while we wait to learn the fate of our favorite television programs. Will that drama you’re deeply invested in get renewed? Will your cherished sitcom be picked up for another season? Or will they both get the axe, and slowly fade into oblivion? Sometimes, we’re on the edge of our seats until the last minute. But thankfully, we already know that some of our most beloved TV shows have already been officially renewed in 2019.

So, what are they?

We have confirmation that Fox’s 9-1-1, which is part of the Ryan Murphy stable of shows currently on the air or in development right now, will be returning for season three later in 2019. Starring Angela Bassett and Parenthood alum Peter Krause, the series follows a group of Los Angeles firefighters, police officers and 911 responders as they handle various calls throughout the LA area. Additionally, The Resident, starring Gilmore Girls alum Matt Czuchry, will return for a third season at Fox, The Conners got a season two renewal over at ABC and Shameless will be back for another go-round on Showtime.

Read on to see which other shows will live to see another day. And if you’re wondering which series weren’t so lucky, here’s our guide to all the latest TV cancelations.

A version of this article was originally published in January 2019.


NBC drama Manifest, which follows the passengers of a flight that arrives five years after it took off, has been picked up for a second season. 


It came as no surprise to Aidy Bryant fans when Hulu announced it had renewed this insightful comedy about a woman’s journey to self love. 

‘Killing Eve’

Less than 12 hours after the Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer starrer premiered its sophmore season, BBC America announced it had renewed the runaway spy thriller for a third season. 


Ryan Murphy-created series 9-1-1 was renewed at Fox for a third season, according to Variety’s report in March. Michael Thorn, President of Entertainment at Fox, gave the show high praise in a statement about its renewal, commenting, “9-1-1 redefinedwhat a procedural series can be, consistently delivering edge-of-your-seat emergencies, mixed with emotional story arcs and incredible performances from one of the most powerful teams of actors on television. Kudos to Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Tim Minear and their entire crew, as well as the amazing cast anchored by Angela Bassett, Peter Krause and Jennifer Love Hewitt for raising the bar week after week.”

‘The Resident’

The Resident will be getting a third season thanks to Fox selecting it for renewal in March, per Variety. Of the show’s renewal, Michael Thorn, President of Entertainment at Fox, said in a statement, “Amy Holden Jones, Todd Harthan and the team behind The Resident continue to showcase their brilliant storytelling, revealing both the triumphs and tragedy within the medical world. Matt Czuchry, Emily VanCamp and Bruce Greenwood, along with the stellar cast, have developed rich and compelling characters through their heartfelt performances.”

‘The Conners’

ABC chose to renew Roseanne spinoff The Conners for its second season in spring 2019. Citing high viewership ratings as reason for its renewal, Variety included the following statement from ABC Entertainment president Karey Burke upon the show’s renewal: “We are proud to be continuing the story of the iconic Conner family. This team is fearless in their willingness to tackle contemporary issues with humor and heart, and I have no doubt they will continue to outdo themselves.”

‘Schitt’s Creek’

In March, Variety reported that Schitt’s Creek had been renewed for its sixth and final season on Pop. Starring veteran comedians Eugene Levy and Catherine O’Hara as well as Dan Levy and Annie Murphy, this Canadian comedy is about a wealthy family laid low by a financial scandal and forced to start over in the rustic community of Schitt’s Creek. The show has gained a new following on Netflix, where seasons one through four are available to watch now. 

In a statement on social media about the show’s renewal for a final season, Dan Levy wrote, “We are very excited to announce that Schitt’s Creek is coming back for a sixth season on CBC and Pop in 2020. We also wanted to take this opportunity to let you know that we have decided Season 6 will be our last. We are so grateful to have been given the time and creative freedom to tell this story in its totality, concluding with a final chapter that we had envisioned from the very beginning. It’s not lost on us what a rare privilege it is in this industry to get to decide when your show should take its final bow. We could never have dreamed that our fans would grow to love and care about these characters in the ways that you have.”


NBC renewed their hit comedy Superstore, which stars America Ferrera, Ben Feldman and Mark McKinney, for season five. The series follows a group of employees who work at Midwestern big box store Cloud 9, charting the absurdity and the ennui of working a minimum wage job in modern America.

‘The Sinner’

USA Network renewed The Sinner for season three with Bill Pullman reprising the role he originated in season one and Matt Bomer joining an all-new cast. In season three, Pullman’s character will be investigating a murder in Connecticut with Bomer playing an upstanding, likable local parent who may or may not be involved in the crime.

‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’

Following its move from Fox to NBC after it was canceled in 2018, Brooklyn Nine-Nine was renewed at NBC for season seven. Starring Andy Samberg and Andre Braugher, the comedy series follows a group of Brooklyn cops on their hilarious cases from week to week.

‘Star Trek: Discovery’

CBS All Access renewed the newest Star Trek franchise, Star Trek: Discovery, for a third season in March, as reported by Variety. The series has found a new generation of Star Trek fans, acting as a prequel to the original 1964 Star Trek series created by Gene Rodenberry and following the adventures of the Discovery crew as they make their way through space.

‘No Activity’

CBS All Access renewed the star-packed comedy No Activity in March for season three, Variety reports. The series stars Tim Meadows and Patrick Brammall as two cops in their car on a stakeout and trying to figure out how to pass the time until their targets actual do something illegal. Over the course of two seasons, the show has included guest stars like Jessica Alba, Joe Manganiello, Nasim Pedrad, Amy Sedaris and J.K. Simmons.

‘Hell’s Kitchen’

In March, Variety reported the Fox had renewed Hell’s Kitchen, the cooking competition show hosted by celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay. The series will go on for at least two more seasons

‘Chicago PD’

Variety reported in March that NBC renewed the Dick Wolf drama Chicago PD for season seven along with Chicago Fire and Chicago Med. The series follows the cases and the lives of one group of Chicago police officers.

‘Chicago Med’

In March, NBC’s Dick Wolf-created Chicago Med was renewed for season five in March. The series, set in a Chicago hospital and tracking both the doctors and patients who pass through its doors, is one of three beloved Chicago-set series from Wolf. 

‘Chicago Fire’

Chicago Fire was one of the three Chicago-set dramas created by Dick Wolf that were renewed by NBC in March. Fire follows the men and women working in a single Chicago fire department as they go through the highs and lows of the job.

‘Young Sheldon’

In late February, Variety confirmed that CBS had officially renewed Young Sheldon for seasons three and four. Kelly Kahl, president of CBS Entertainment, said in a statement why the renewal for the Big Bang Theory spinoff came earlier than expected: “Thanks to Chuck Lorre’s and Steve Molaro’s outstanding creative leadership, Young Sheldon has been a powerful performer for the network with an audience that towers over most of the television landscape.”

Variety reports that Young Sheldon is currently the second-highest show when it comes to viewer numbers, pulling in a reported 14.6 million viewers each week. With that kind of pull, it’s no wonder this show will be on CBS for at least two more seasons.

‘The Haunting of Hill House’

After a successful first season, Netflix has seen fit to renew The Haunting of Hill House, a horror TV series starring Carla Gugino and following one family as they deal with a lifelong haunting following their time living in a home filled with ghosts. Netflix plans to turn the show into an anthology-like show, teasing that the second season will be titled The Haunting of Bly Manor and will be based on the novel The Turn of the Screw. Season two will arrive in 2020.


It seems Shameless isn’t going anywhere, at least not yet. The dramedy was renewed for a 10th season, making it Showtime’s longest running series.

‘Fuller House’

In January, Netflix announced that Fuller House is coming back for a fifth season, but the news is bittersweet. The streaming service also revealed that season five will be the show’s last.

‘The Masked Singer’

Reality competition fans, rejoice: The Masked Singer has been renewed for another year. The show, which began in 2018, features celebrities facing off against one another while wearing elaborate costumes and full-face masks.


After nine long and very successful seasons, Suits will be coming to an end. The final 10 episodes will air sometime in 2019.


In January, the CW announced that superhero series Arrow would be returning for an eighth season. The show, which stars Stephen Amell, follows the life of billionaire playboy (and vigilante) Oliver Queen.

‘Black Lightning’

The series is on hiatus until April, but the CW announced that Black Lightning is coming back for another year.


Witches, unite: the highly anticipated reboot of Charmed has been picked up for a second season.


Primetime soap opera Dynasty is getting another season. The show, a reboot of the beloved 1980s television series, will enter its third season. 


Good news, vampire and werewolf fans: Legacies — a spinoff of The Originals and its predecessor, The Vampire Diaries — has been renewed for a second season.

‘Legends of Tomorrow’

In January, the CW also announced the superhero series Legends of Tomorrow had been picked up for a fifth season.


One of the CW’s most beloved programs, Riverdale, has been renewed. The show’s fifth season will premiere later this year.


It seems there’s no stopping Supergirl. In January, the CW announced the show would be returning for a fifth season, with Melissa Benoist continuing in the title role.


Even after a whopping 14 seasons, fantasy phenomenon Supernatural remains widely acclaimed. Fans adore the ghost/demon hunting show, and they’ll be able to enjoy it a little longer: Supernatural was renewed for a 15th season.

‘The Flash’

This one seemed like a given, considering that it’s one of the CW’s most popular shows. On Jan. 31, the network confirmed The Flash will be returning for more.

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