FOX: 'New Girl' Is Certain To Be Renewed

Categories: Cancel/Renew Fox Shows,Cancel/Renew Index

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September 24th, 2013

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Our Renew / Cancel Index predicts potential renewal or cancellation for scripted broadcast primetime shows by the end of the 2013-14 season in May, 2014. (includes results from September 16-22, 2013):

Program Status Renew/ Cancel Index
The Mindy Project :| :| :| 0.74
Dads :| :| :| 0.86
Bones :) :) :) :) 0.90
Brooklyn Nine-Nine :) :) :) :) 1.01
New Girl :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: 1.13
Sleepy Hollow :) :) :) :) 1.36
Glee already renewed
American Dad final season

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Who says that the Cancellation Bear always brings bad news? He's starting off the 2013-14 season with some good news!

New Girl is certain to be renewed at the end of the 2013-14 season.

New Girl began its third season in 2013-14. At the end of this season, it will be within one more full season (give or take a couple) of the 88 episodes which currently seems to be the minimum for extra profitable stripped syndication. For that reason, its fans can rest easily (although I'm sure most already were, it's hardly a bold prediction).

In other certainty news, it has already been announced that 2013-14 will be American Dad's final season on Fox (it will continue on TBS), and Glee has already been renewed for the 2014-15 season (did the anti-fan teeth gnashing continue over the summer?).

Moving on to the discussion of Fox shows that have already premiered, Dads and The Mindy Project started slowly, but not so slowly as to immediately mark them as certain meals of the Cancellation Bear.The rest of the shows did well enough to not bring notice to them by the bear. Next week may change that, stay tuned.

Better to Follow The Bear, Than Be Chased By Him. You can follow the Cancellation Bear on Twitter via @TheCancelBear. The Cancellation Bear will retweet all the Renew/Cancel Index post titles and links as well as engage in a little more back and forth banter than we do on our standard @TVbytheNumbers Twitter feed.
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*shows no longer on the air have their Renew/Cancel Index "frozen" at the point they left the schedule.

Notes:

  • :oops: - certain to be cancelled by May, 2014
  • :cry: :cry:- more likely to be cancelled than renewed by May, 2014
  • :| :| :| - toss up between renewal or cancellation by May, 2014
  • :) :) :) :) - more likely to be renewed than cancelled by May, 2014
  • :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: - certain to be renewed by May, 2014

The Renew/Cancel Index is the ratio of a scripted show's new episode adults 18-49 ratings relative to the new episode ratings of the other scripted shows on its own network. It's calculated by dividing a show's new episode Live+Same Day adults 18-49 average rating by the Live+Same Day new episode average of all the new scripted show episodes on the show's own network. The network's average ratings in the calculation are not time weighted (ex. hour long shows are not weighted twice what 30 minute shows are).

(F) -Fridays: Shows airing on Fridays were renewed with significantly lower than average Indexes.

How have the Renew / Cancel Index Worked Out In Past Seasons? See all the Renew / Cancel Index predicted renewals and cancellations from recent past television seasons.

 
  • David James

    I think Fox will probably cancel Raising Hope in May, since it’ll of reached syndication. Then The Mindy Project can go to Fridays for 2 seasons of burn off, and the straight-to-series Tina Fey comedy can go after New Girl at 9:30.

  • Nick

    People barely watch New Girl now. Nobody is going to watch it in syndication.

  • diegothenyer

    This year, Raising Hope, Enlisted, Gang Related (scripted summer premieres are not OK for Fox), Dads, The Mindy Project (maybe) and The X Factor. Bad season for Fox, only surpassing the 3.0 with Sleepy Hollow. :|

  • diegothenyer

    An :| for The Mindy Project
    An :D for Brooklyn Nine-Nine & Sleepy Hollow.
    An :( for The X Factor & Dads

  • hello

    Accoring to TVlineBob’s Burgers gets a fifth season order

  • Greg

    It’s always the same: people bet that old bubble shows will get cancelled just to see the new shows crashing, thus going back and saying the older show will be renewed. I remember people doing this to Parks and Recreation last year, and now they’re doing to Raising Hope.

    I bet on at least a final 13-episode season for Raising Hope. FOX won’t get three comedies that rate higher than RH this season, and they can always have RH as a back-up in case one of their new comedies fail.

  • HV

    @Dan
    I do not move things to “very likely renewed/canceled” until after at least 2 episodes have aired.

  • Zach Heltzel

    Bob’s Burgers was renewed for a fifth season earlier this week.

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