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Our Renew / Cancel Index predicts potential renewal or cancellation for scripted broadcast primetime shows by the end of the 2014-15 season in May, 2015. (includes results from September 15-December 7, 2014):

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Program Status Renew/ Cancel Index
Gracepoint canceled 0.52
Mulaney canceled 0.53
Red Band Society* canceled 0.60
The Mindy Project :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: 0.70
Bob’s Burgers 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 0.84
New Girl 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 0.86
Bones 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 0.90
Sleepy Hollow :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: 1.02
Brooklyn Nine-Nine :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: 1.23
Gotham :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: 1.53
Family Guy :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: 1.56
The Simpsons :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: 1.74
Glee final season


Of course, Gotham is certain to be renewed. It’s the one bright spot in what has been a complete disaster of a season so far for Fox (thanks, Kevin Reilly!).

While the cancellation bear is beholden to no man, he must feed the search engines headlines to index. Like the one above.

Past weeks:

But Entertainment Weekly, TV Guide & The Hollywood Reporter said there was a chance for a second season of Red Band Society, how could it be canceled? Read this.

Why is The Mindy Project certain to be renewed with such low ratings? Read this.

How can Mulaney be canceled when it’s still on the air? Read this.

Wondering about Gracepoint being canceled despite its “limited series” status? Read this. (Now officially canceled).

While we wait for the return of Bubble Watch, here are some Fox notes from Tom Shaw:

Nothing new from Tom this week.

Better to Follow The Bear, Than Be Chased By Him. You can follow the Cancellation Bear on Twitter via @TheCancelBear. If you want to interact with the bear, Twitter, not these post’s comments, is the place to do that. It’s more fun for the bear and reaches far more people. While this post will likely be viewed many tens of thousands of times, the commenting audience is a tiny fraction of that (a few hundred comments is typical). Tens of thousands of fans follow the bear on Twitter.

*shows no longer on the air have their Renew/Cancel Index “frozen” at the point they left the schedule.

Notes:

😳 certain to be cancelled by May, 2015
😥 😥 more likely to be cancelled than renewed by May, 2015
😐 😐 😐 toss up between renewal or cancellation by May, 2015
🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 more likely to be renewed than cancelled by May, 2015
:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: certain to be renewed by May, 2015


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.

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