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“Everyone, I’ve got bad news,” dad Peter Griffin tells his family in the opening scene of “North by North Quahog” on Fox’s “Family Guy.” “We’ve been canceled.”

“Oh, no, Peter,” responds wife Lois. “How could they do that?”

But Peter is understanding. “Well, unfortunately, Lois, there’s just no more room on the schedule. We’ve just got to accept the fact that Fox has to make room for terrific shows like Dark Angel, Titus, Undeclared, Action, That 80’s Show, Wonderfalls, Fastlane, Andy Richter Controls the Universe, Skin, Girls Club, Cracking Up, The Pitts, Firefly, Get Real, FreakyLinks, Wanda at Large, Costello, The Lone Gunmen, A Minute With Stan Hooper, Normal Ohio, Pasadena, Harsh Realm, Keen Eddie, The $treet, American Embassy, Cedric The Entertainer, The Tick, Luis and Greg the Bunny.”

Lois: “Is there no hope?”

Peter: “Well, I suppose if all those shows go down the tubes, we might have a shot.”


2017

New Shows

 American Gods (Starz)

 Comrade Detective (Amazon)

 Crazyhead (Netflix)

 Deadbeat (Hulu)

 Future Man (Hulu)

 Ghosted (Fox)

 The Jim Jefferies Show (Comedy Central)

 Marvel’s Defenders (Netflix)

 Marvel’s Iron Fist (Netflix)

 Marvel’s Punisher (Netflix)

 Marvel’s Runaways (Hulu)

 Oasis (Amazon)

 The Orville (Fox)

 Patriot (Amazon)

 Rosehaven (Australian Broadcasting Corp.)

 Search Party (TBS)

 Short Poppies (TVNZ)

 Snatch (Crackle)

 Sneaky Pete (Amazon)

 The Tick (Amazon)

 Trapped (RÚV/Viceland)

 Wanted (Netflix)

 Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later (Netflix)

Recurring

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgAngie Tribeca (Seasons 2-3)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgBetter Call Saul (Season 3)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgDirk Gently (Season 2)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgFortitude (Season 2)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgGood Behavior (Season 2)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgThe Good Place (Season 2)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgHap and Leonard (Season 2)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgLady Dynamite (Season 2)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgThe Last Kingdom (Season 2)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgLucifer (Season 2)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgMr Robot (Season 3)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgPeople of Earth (Season 2)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgPreacher (Season 2)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgStan Against Evil (Season 2)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgStitchers (Seasons 2-3)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgStranger Things (Season 2)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpg12 Monkeys (Season 3)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgVikings (Seasons 2-5)


2016

New Shows

 Angie Tribeca (TBS)

 Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency (BBC)

 Fleabag (Amazon)

 Good Behavior (TNT)

 Hap and Leonard (Sundance)

 Lady Dynamite (Netflix)

 Lucifer (Fox)

 Marvel’s Daredevil (Netflix)

 Marvel’s Luke Cage (Netflix)

 Patagonia: Earth’s Secret Paradise (BBC Earth)

 People of Earth (TBS)

 Preacher (AMC)

 Shetland (BBC)

 Stan Against Evil (IFC)

 Stitchers (Freeform)

 Stranger Things (Netflix)

 Travelers (Netflix)

 Westworld (HBO)

Recurring

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgBetter Call Saul (Season 2)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgHumans (Season 2)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgMr Robot (Season 2)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgSchitt’s Creek (Season 2)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpg12 Monkeys (Season 2)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgYou’re the Worst (Seasons 2-4)


2015

New Shows

 Ash vs. Evil Dead (Starz)

Better Call Saul (AMC)

 Blunt Talk (Starz)

 Dark Matter (Syfy)

 The Expanse (Syfy)

Fortitude (Sky/Pivot)

 Humans (AMC)

 Killjoys (Syfy)

 The Last Kingdom (BBC America)

 Marvel’s Jessica Jones (Netflix)

 Mr. Robot (USA)

 Schitt’s Creek (CBC/Pop)

12 Monkeys (Syfy)

Recurring

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgBroad City (Seasons 2-4)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgThe Leftovers (Seasons 2-3)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgPenny Dreadful (Seasons 2-3)


2014

New Shows

The Affair (Showtime)

blue pin Broad City (Comedy Central)

Fargo (FX)

 The Leftovers (HBO)

 Marvel’s Agent Carter (ABC)

Penny Dreadful (Showtime)

Suburgatory (ABC)

True Detective (HBO)

You’re the Worst (FX)

Recurring

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgMarvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D (Seasons 2-4)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgOrphan Black (Seasons 2-5)


2013

New Shows

Banshee (Cinemax)

Broadchurch (ITV/BBC America)

Drunk History (Comedy Central)

Family Tree (HBO)

Legit (FX)

 Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D (ABC)

Newsreaders (Adult Swim)

Orphan Black (BBC America)

Please Like Me (Pivot)

Siberia (NBC)

Top of the Lake (Sundance)

Vikings (History Channel)

Recurring

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgElementary (Seasons 2-5)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgHouse of Lies (Seasons 2-5)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgVeep (Seasons 2-7)


2012

New Shows

Continuum (Syfy)

Elementary (CBS)

Girls (HBO)

House of Lies (Showtime)

Les Revenants (Canal +/Sundance)

Veep (HBO)

Recurring

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgBeing Human (American Version) (Seasons 2-4)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgGame of Thrones (Seasons 2-7)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgGrimm (Seasons 2-6)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgHappy Endings (Seasons 2-3)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgHell on Wheels (Seasons 2-5)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgPerson of Interest (Seasons 2-5)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgPortlandia (Seasons 2-7)


2011

New Shows

American Horror Story (FX)

Being Human (American Version) (Syfy)

Game of Thrones (HBO)

Grimm (NBC)

Happy Endings (ABC)

Hell on Wheels (AMC)

NTSF:SD:SUV:: (Comedy Central)

Person of Interest (CBS)

Portlandia (IFC)

Ringer (CW)

Terra Nova (Fox)

Web Therapy (Showtime)

Recurring

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgLost Girl (Seasons 2-5)


2010

New Shows

Lost Girl (Syfy)

Louie (FX)

Recurring

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgBeing Human (Seasons 2-5)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgDollhouse (Season 2)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgWarehouse 13 (Seasons 2-5)


2009

New Shows

Alice (Syfy)

Being Erica (CBC)

Being Human (BBC)

Bored To Death (HBO)

Dollhouse (Fox)

Party Down (Starz)

Sherlock (BBC)

The Trip (BBC)

Warehouse 13 (Syfy)

Recurring

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgChildrens Hospital (Seasons 2-7)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgFringe (Seasons 2-5)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgTrue Blood (Seasons 2-7)


2008

New Shows

Childrens Hospital (Comedy Central)

Free Radio (VH1)

Fringe (Fox)

In Plain Sight (USA)

Leverage (TNT)

Life After People (History)

The Middleman (ABC Family)

True Blood (HBO)

Recurring

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgFlight of the Conchords (Season 2)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgPrimeval (Seasons 2-5)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgPushing Daisies (Season 2)


2007

New Shows

The Dresden Files (Sci Fi)

Flight of the Conchords (HBO)

Head Case (Starz)

Long Way Down (BBC)

Michael Palin’s New Europe (BBC/Travel Channel)

Primeval (ITV)

Pushing Daisies (ABC)

Reaper (CW)

Samantha Who? (ABC)

The Sarah Jane Adventures (BBC)

The Sarah Silverman Program (Comedy Central)

Recurring

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgDexter (Seasons 2-8)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgEureka (Seasons 2-5)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgThe IT Crowd (Seasons 2-4)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgThe Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman (Season 2)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpg30 Rock (Seasons 2-7)


2006

New Shows

Dexter (Showtime)

Eureka (Syfy)

Feel the Force (BBC)

Heroes (NBC)

Hyperdrive (BBC)

The IT Crowd (Channel 4/IFC)

The Lost Room (Syfy)

Lovespring International (Lifetime)

The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman (IFC)

The New Adventures of Old Christine (CBS)

Saxondale (BBC)

That Mitchell & Webb Look (BBC)

30 Rock (NBC)

Torchwood (BBC)

Recurring

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgDoctor Who (Series 2-10)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgMedium (Seasons 2-7)

 red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgThe Office (Seasons 2-9)

 red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgRome (Season 2)

 red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgSupernatural (Seasons 2-12)

 red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgTru Calling (Season 2)


2005

New Shows

Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (Travel Channel)

The Comedians of Comedy (Comedy Central)

Doctor Who: New Series (BBC)

Extras (BBC/HBO)

 Invasion (ABC)

Love Soup (BBC)

Medium (NBC)

My Name is Earl (NBC)

The Office (NBC)

Point Pleasant (Fox)

The Robinsons (BBC)

Robot Chicken (Comedy Central)

Rome (HBO)

Supernatural (WB/CW)

 Surface (NBC)

 Threshold (CBS)

Tru Calling (Fox)

Weeds (Showtime)

Recurring

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgDeadwood (Seasons 2-3)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgDesperate Housewives (Seasons 2-8)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgThe 4400 (Seasons 2-4)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgLost (Seasons 2-6)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgVeronica Mars (Seasons 2-3)


2004

New Shows

Deadwood (HBO)

Desperate Housewives (ABC)

The 4400 (USA)

Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace (Syfy)

Green Wing (BBC)

Hex (BBC)

Hustle (BBC/AMC)

Long Way Round (Bravo)

Lost (ABC)

Nighty Night (BBC)

Samantha Brown Travels (Travel Channel)

Shameless (Channel 4/Sundance)

Significant Others (Bravo)

Veronica Mars (UPN)

Recurring

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgArrested Development (Seasons 2-4)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgDead Like Me (Season 2)


2003

New Shows

Angels in America (HBO)

Arrested Development (Fox)

Carnivale (HBO)

Dead Like Me (Showtime)

Hardware (BBC)

 Keen Eddie (Fox)

Peep Show (Channel 4)

Recurring

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgAngel (Season 5)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpg Reno 911! (Seasons 2-6)


2002

New Shows

 Andy Richter Controls the Universe (Fox)

Firefly (Fox)

Foyle’s War (PBS/ITV)

Greg The Bunny (Fox)

Kath & Kim (Australian Broadcasting Corp.)

Reno 911! (Comedy Central)

Recurring

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgAngel (Season 4)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgBuffy the Vampire Slayer (Season 7)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgScrubs (Seasons 2-9)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgSix Feet Under (Seasons 2-5)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgStar Trek: Enterprise (Seasons 2-4)


2001

New Shows

The Office (BBC)

Scrubs (NBC/ABC)

Six Feet Under (HBO)

Star Trek: Enterprise (UPN)

 The Tick (Fox)

Recurring

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgAngel (Season 3)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgBuffy the Vampire Slayer (Season 6)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgDark Angel (Season 2)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgCurb Your Enthusiasm (Seasons 2-9)


2000

New Shows

Black Books (BBC)

Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO)

Dark Angel (Fox)

Grosse Pointe (Fox)

Recurring

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgAngel (Season 2)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgBuffy the Vampire Slayer (Season 5)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgFamily Guy (Seasons 2-16)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgFuturama (Seasons 2-7)


1999

Action (Fox)

Angel (The WB)

The Daily Show (Comedy Central)

Family Guy (Fox)

Futurama (Comedy Central)

Smack the Pony (Channel 4)

Spaced (BBC)

Recurring

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgBuffy the Vampire Slayer (Season 4)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgCharmed (Seasons 2-8)

 red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgThe Mighty Boosh (Seasons 2-3)


1998

Charmed (WB)

The Mighty Boosh (BBC)

Twitch City (CBC/Bravo)

Recurring

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgBuffy the Vampire Slayer (Season 3)


1997

Ally McBeal (Fox)

Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Fox/UPN)

I’m Alan Partridge (BBC)

Just Shoot Me! (NBC)

Lexx (Global/Showcase)

Recurring

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgBuffy the Vampire Slayer (Season 2)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgSliders (Seasons 2-5)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgStar Trek: Voyager (Seasons 2-7)


1995

Mad TV (Fox)

The Outer Limits (Showtime/SciFi)

Sliders (Fox/Sci Fi)

Star Trek: Voyager (UPN)

Recurring

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgGlobe Trekker (Seasons 2-17)


1994

Big Girl’s Blouse (Seven Network/Sundance)

The Critic (ABC/Fox)

Due South (CTV)

Friends (NBC)

Globe Trekker (PBS)

The Stand (Syfy)

The Vicar of Dibley (BBC)

Recurring

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgStar Trek: Deep Space Nine (Seasons 2-7)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgThe X-Files (Seasons 2-10)


1993

  The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. (Fox)

  Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (Paramount)

  The Wrong Trousers (BBC)

  The X-Files (Fox)

Recurring

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgAbsolutely Fabulous (Seasons 2-5)

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgThe Larry Sanders Show (Seasons 2-6)


1992

  Absolutely Fabulous (BBC)

  The Larry Sanders Show (HBO)


1991

 Eerie, Indiana (NBC)

 The Red Green Show (CBC)

Recurring

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgJeeves and Wooster (Seasons 2-4)


1990

  Jeeves and Wooster (ITV)

  Mr. Bean (Thames)

  Northern Exposure (CBS)

  Twin Peaks (ABC)

Recurring

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgThe Simpsons (Seasons 2-29)


1989

A Bit of Fry & Laurie (BBC)

The Simpsons (Fox)


1988

Mystery Science Theater 3000 (Comedy Central)

Recurring

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgBlackadder Goes Forth

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgBlackadder’s Christmas Carol

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgStar Trek: The Next Generation (Seasons 2-7)


1987

French and Saunders (BBC)

Inspector Morse (ITV)

Star Trek: The Next Generation (Paramount)

Recurring

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpgBlackadder The Third


1986

At the Movies with Ebert & Roeper (ABC)

Recurring

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpg Blackadder II


1984

Alas Smith and Jones (BBC)

The Jewel in the Crown (ITV)

Blackadder (BBC)


1982

The Comic Strip Presents… (Channel 4)

Police Squad! (ABC)


1981

Brideshead Revisited (ITV)

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (BBC)


1979

Minder (ITV)

Not the Nine O’Clock News (BBC)

Recurring

red-thumbtack-16112678.jpg Ripping Yarns (Season 2)


1977

Fair Go (TVNZ)

Fernwood 2 Night (Syndicated)


1976

The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (BBC)

I, Claudius (BBC)

Open All Hours (BBC)

Ripping Yarns (BBC)


1975

Fawlty Towers (BBC)

Rutland Weekend Television (BBC)


1974

Porridge (BBC)

Rising Damp (ITV/Yorkshire)


1971

Masterpiece Theatre (PBS)

The Two Ronnies (BBC)


1969

Monty Python’s Flying Circus (BBC)

Take Three Girls (BBC)


1968

Dad’s Army (BBC)


1967

At Last The 1948 Show (ITV)

The Forsyte Saga (BBC)

The Invaders (ABC)

The Prisoner (ITV)


1966

Country Calendar (TVNZ)


1965

Get Smart (NBC)


1964

Not Only…But Also (BBC)


1963

The Outer Limits (ABC)


1962

Steptoe and Son (BBC)

That Was The Week That Was (BBC)

Z-Cars (BBC)


1961

The Avengers (ITV/Thames)


1960

Coronation Street (ITV/Thames)


1959

The Twilight Zone (CBS)


1956

Hancock’s Half Hour (BBC)


1955

Alfred Hitchcock Presents (CBS/NBC)


Radio

1981

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (BBC)

1965

Round the Horne (BBC Radio 2)

1964

I’m Sorry I’ll Read That Again (BBC Home Service)

1951

The Goon Show (BBC Home Service)

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