Monday, May 17, 2010
CANCELLED & RETURNING NBC TV SHOWS FROM THE 2009 -2010 SEASON
Released by TV Series Finale
Here’s a listing of NBC TV shows with their current status. This list encompasses shows that have aired from July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.
30 Rock: Tina Fey and company to return for season five.
America’s Got Talent: The talent competition returns this summer.
The Apprentice: The Donald will be back to bully more potential employees.
The Biggest Loser: More public weight loss in season 10.
Chuck: The adventures of the geeky spy continue in season four.
Community: Chevy Chase and the gang will be back for year two.
Dateline: It’ll be back next season on Friday nights and as needed elsewhere.
Friday Night Lights: It will be back for season five, the show’s last.
Law & Order: SVU: The spin-off will be back for year 12.
The Marriage Ref: Tom Papa comes back next season for year two.
Minute to Win It: Coming back for round two of more quick games.
The Office: No surprise that we’ll get season seven.
Parenthood: One of the few new NBC shows to get a sophomore renewal.
Parks and Recreation: Coming back for year three.
Who Do You Think You Are?: The genealogy show’s renewed for year two.
Cancelled (or ending)
The Great American Road Trip: No season two for the reality competition.
Here Come the Newlyweds: After two seasons, it’s over.
Heroes: No season five but hopefully a wrap-up movie will come instead.
The Jay Leno Show: An interesting experiment that was almost universally reviled.
Kings: This interesting drama didn’t find enough viewers.
I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! One season on ABC, one on NBC. No more.
Law & Order: The granddaddy show ends after 20 seasons.
The Listener: This drama was renewed in Canada but cancelled in the US.
Mercy: Disappointing ratings meant no season two.
Merlin: The BBC export was cancelled by NBC but picked up by Syfy.
The Philanthropist: “The Complete Series” was released on DVD in January.
Southland: NBC cancelled it but TNT picked it up and later ordered season three.
The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien: It didn’t live up to expectations and O’Brien and the network parted ways.
Trauma: Ended after 18 episodes.