Canceled or Renewed: The Fate of Every TV Show In 2019 (So Far)

Everything old is new again with fresh takes on "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "Party of Five," while Kim Cattrall and Jimmy Smitts both return to TV.

It's that time of the year again, where a ton of your favorite shows -- or shows you forgot existed in the first place -- are canceled and replaced by brand new ones!

The network upfronts are happening all week long, giving advertisers the opportunity to look at all the new offerings for 2019-2020 and decide where they want to spend their money. As that's happening, we also get our first glimpses at shows that we'll either fall in love with come the fall or leave off our DVRs completely.

NBCUniversal, Fox, ABC, Freeform, CBS and The CW have all dropped the first trailers for their new shows, watch them all below.

The CW


Ruby Rose already made her debut as Batwoman on the Arrowverse's "Elseworlds" crossover event in December 2018, but she'll get her own show this fall.

"Armed with a passion for social justice and a flair for speaking her mind, Kate Kane soars onto the streets of Gotham as Batwoman, an out lesbian and highly trained street fighter primed to snuff out the failing city's criminal resurgence," reads the show's official synopsis. "But don't call her a hero yet. In a city desperate for a savior, Kate must overcome her own demons before embracing the call to be Gotham’s symbol of hope."

The trailer shows her on the hunt to rescue an ex-girlfriend, modifying cousin Batman's iconic costume and donning a red wig so he doesn't get all the credit for her good deeds. The show will air Sundays this fall.

Nancy Drew

Kennedy McMann stars as the titular teenage detective, who in the trailer explains, "Mysteries are everywhere and I love solving them."

"Devastated by her mother’s passing, Nancy swears off crime-solving while crossing off the days until she can re-apply to college," says The CW. "But when a socialite is murdered, Nancy finds herself a prime suspect in the crime, along with a group of other teens present at the scene ... The five of them must team up to clear their own names – encountering emotional entanglements and even more mysteries along the way."

The show will air after "Riverdale" on Wednesdays in the fall.

Katy Keene

The "Riverdale" spinoff follows the lives of Josie McCoy and three other Archie Comics characters -- "fashion legend-to-be Katy Keene (Lucy Hale), performer Jorge Lopez/Ginger (Jonny Beauchamp), and "It Girl" Pepper Smith (Julia Chan) — as they navigate life in NYC.

"As these aspiring artists take on the runway, the recording studio, Broadway, and the NYC social scene, they will find more than just a career in the big city — they’ll find long-lasting friendship," says The CW.

The show will debut midseason.



Michael Emerson, "Luke Cage" alum Mike Colter and Katja Herbers star in this thriller from the creators of "The Good Wife" and "The Good Fight."

According to CBS, the series is a psychological mystery that "examines the origins of evil along the dividing line between science and religion."

All Rise

Fellow "Luke Cage" star Simone Missick headlines her own show at CBS as well, playing newly appointed judge Lola Carmichael in a courthouse drama that "follows the chaotic, hopeful and sometimes absurd lives of its judges, prosecutors and public defenders, as they work with bailiffs, clerks and cops to get justice for the people of Los Angeles amidst a flawed legal process."

"Daredevil's" Wilson Bethel and Marg Helgenberger also star in the series, which will air Mondays.

The Unicorn

Walton Goggins goes the comedy route in this one, which finds him playing a "sometimes ill-equipped" widower adjusting to his new normal after the death of his wife.

"To Wade's amazement, he's a hot commodity with women, and his friends explain that he's the perfect single guy – a 'unicorn': employed, attractive, and with a proven track record of commitment," says CBS.

The show will air Thursdays.


Pauley Perrette returns to CBS with this sitcom as a single mom who finds herself in a very full house.

Perette is Jackie, "a single suburban mother who’s shocked when her estranged sister, Elizabeth (Natasha Leggero), her sister's outrageously wealthy, big-hearted husband, Javier (Camil), and Javier's fiercely loyal assistant/driver/friend, Luis (Izzy Diaz), land on her doorstep in need of a place to live after the couple's money dries up."

The show will air midseason.

Bob Hearts Abishola

With "Big Bang Theory" ending this season, Chuck Lorre already has his next sitcom ready to go for the network.

"BOB ♥ ABISHOLA is a love story about a middle-aged compression sock businessman from Detroit who unexpectedly falls for his cardiac nurse, a Nigerian immigrant, while recovering from a heart attack and sets his sights on winning her over," says CBS.

The show will air Mondays.

Carol's Second Act

Patricia Heaton headlines this new comedy about a woman in her 50s starting out as a medical intern. Heaton plays the titular character, "who embarks on a unique second act after raising her children, getting divorced and retiring from teaching: pursuing her dream of becoming a doctor."

Kyle MacLachlan costars on the show, which will air Thursdays.

Edie Falco stars as Abigail "Tommy" Thomas," the first female Chief of Police for Los Angeles, in this drama.

"A true blue New Yorker, Abigail 'Tommy' Thomas (Falco) uses her unflinching honesty and hardball tactics to keep social, political and national security issues from hindering effective law enforcement in the Southland," says CBS.

The show, described as "equal parts political, procedural and family drama," will drop midseason.

FBI: Most Wanted

From executive producer Dick Wold comes this "high-stakes drama" about the team responsibly for tracking and capturing the names on the FBI's Most Wanted List.

Julian McMahon stars as agent Jess LaCroic, who "oversees the highly skilled team that functions as a mobile undercover unit that is always out in the field, pursuing those who are most desperate to elude justice."

The show will drop midseason.



ABC only has three new shows coming this fall, one of which is this "black-ish" prequel spinoff. Centering around a younger version of Rainbow Johnson as she recounts her experience as a mixed-race child in the '80s.

"As her parents struggle with the challenges of their new life, Bow and her siblings navigate a mainstream school in which they're perceived as neither black nor white," says ABC. "This family's experiences illuminate the challenges of finding one’s own identity when the rest of the world can’t decide where you belong."


Allison Tolman ("Fargo," "Good Girls") stars in this thriller, about a police chief who takes in a young girl who she finds near the site of a plane crash. "The investigation draws her into a conspiracy larger than she ever imagined," says ABC, "and the child’s identity is at the center of it all."


Based on the graphic novels of the same name, "Stumptown" stars an ass-kicking Cobie Smulders as a PI in Portland, Oregon, Dex Parios.

An army vet with a gambling debt, Dex's "unapologetic style puts her in the firing line of hardcore criminals and not quite in alliance with the police."


Party of Five

The Fox series from the '90s gets a modern-day upgrade over at Freeform.

While the original showed killed off the Salinger parents, the new version which finds the Acosta family dealing with the deportation of their parents back to Mexico.

Motherland: Fort Salem

This series if set in an alternate America, where the witches of Salem cut a deal to escape persecution by helping defend the nation in the Revolutionary War.

The show finds "women on the front lines fighting looming terrorist threats that are familiar to our world -- but with supernatural tactics and weapons."

Everything's Gonna Be Okay

"Please Like Me" creator Josh Thomas writes and stars in the new comedy, which finds him becoming caretaker to his two teenage half-sisters, one of whom is on the autism spectrum.

"Nicholas is the one who will have to rise to the occasion, move in and hold it all together," says Freeform.



The stars of "Beverly Hills, 90210" are back ... and so is the iconic theme music. Jason Priestley, Shannen Doherty, Jennie Garth, Ian Ziering, Gabrielle Carteris, Brian Austin Green and Tori Spelling will return to play "heightened versions of themselves" in the new drama, "BH90210."

"Having gone their separate ways since the original series ended 19 years ago, Jason, Shannen, Jennie, Ian, Gabrielle, Brian and Tori reunite when one of them suggests it's time to get a 'Beverly Hills, 90210' reboot up and running," says Fox. "But getting it going may make for an even more delicious soap than the reboot itself. What will happen when first loves, old romances, friends and frenemies come back together, as this iconic cast – whom the whole world watched grow up together – attempts to continue from where they left off?"

The show premieres August 7.

Filthy Rich

Kim Cattrall headlines this "southern Gothic family drama" with primetime soap opera written all over it.

After a incredibly successful televangelist passes away, his widow (Cattrall) learns he fathered three illegitimate children through their marriage -- "all of whom are written into his will, threatening their family name and fortune."

The show will premiere midseason.

Prodigal Son

Tom Payne ("The Walking Dead") stars as the son of convicted serial killer (played by Michael Sheen) who has "made hunting murderers his life's work." His job becomes a little more complicated when a copycat of his dad's crimes pops up, leading to a long overdue father-son reunion.

The "darkly comedic" show comes from "Riverdale" executive producers Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter and costars Bellamy Young, Lou Diamond Phillips, Halston Sage and Aurora Perrineau.

The show will air Mondays this fall.


Jason Biggs and Maggie Lawson star in this muti-cam sitcom about a "blue-collar couple in Atlantic City trying to raise four kids – three of whom just happen to be certified geniuses."

Tisha Campbell-Martin costars. The show will debut midseason.


The tech-based thriller from "20: Legacy" producer Manny Coto, "neXt" revolves around "the emergence of a deadly, rogue artificial intelligence" and will examine "how technology is invading our lives and transforming us in ways we don't yet understand."

John Slattery ("Mad Men") stars as a "Silicon Valley pioneer, who discovers that one of his own creations – a powerful A.I. – might spell global catastrophe."

The show will drop midseason.

Not Just Me

Brittany Snow stars in this new series from "Friday Night Lights" and "Parenthood" executive producer Jason Katims, about "an unusual family formed through extreme odds," IVF.

Snow's character learns her father has "used his own sperm to conceive upwards of a hundred children" and forms an "untraditional bond" with two sisters she never knew.

The show will air Wednesdays this fall.


Starring Stephen Dorff and from director/executive producer David Ayer, "Deputy" is described as having "the spirit of a classic Western and a gritty authenticity to the modern cop drama."

"When the Los Angeles County’s Sheriff dies, an arcane rule forged back in the Wild West thrusts the most unlikely man into the job: a fifth-generation lawman (Dorff), more comfortable taking down bad guys than navigating a sea of politics, who won't rest until justice is served," says Fox.

The show drops midseason.


Perfect Harmony

Bradley Whitford and Anna Camp star in this musical comedy, which finds Whitford's Princeton music professor coach an "out of tune" church choir for a competition.

"Despite the ultimate clash of sensibilities, Arthur and his newfound cohorts may just be the perfect mix of individuals to help each other reinvent and rediscover a little happiness, just when they all need it most," says NBC.

The show will air Thursdays this fall.

Bluff City Law

Jimmy Smits returns to NBC on this legal drama, starring as a hotshot lawyer in Memphis, Tennessee.

The series revolves around his character's daughter, who returns to town after her mother's passing and begins to work with her dad. "She agrees because despite her lingering resentment and distrust, she knows that working alongside her father is her best hope at changing the world … if they can ever get along," says NBC.

The show airs Mondays this fall.


The half-hour comedy starring Kal Penn, Diana Maria Riva and Joel Kim Booster finds Penn as a disgraced New York Councilman who's hired to tutor a few hopefuls with the dream of becoming American citizens.

The sitcom is part of the network's Thursday comedy block.

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