Why We’re Killing Off Our Best Shows, Says Netflix

A bunch of shows that are now in their mid-30s and are getting the ax are killing it in terms of ratings and viewers.

Here’s how: 1.

The Blacklist, which has been a cult hit for two seasons and is now on its third, is on the way out.

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Once Upon a Time in Wonderland, which is a reboot of the beloved classic animated series that began in 1955, is the latest series to end its run.

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The Walking Dead is on its final season, but there are a couple of good options for a spinoff.

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Dexter, a crime drama about a former CIA agent turned FBI profiler turned FBI agent, is getting a reboot as part of CBS’ scripted drama lineup.

5.

Hannibal is getting an eighth season and is expected to be renewed for a fourth.

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Supernatural is on life support with a new series and a new network.

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The 100 is ending after six seasons, but the cast is still in the process of building up for a new season.

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Fargo is getting its final episode.

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The Big Bang Theory is getting the boot after seven seasons.

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American Horror Story is on a hiatus.

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Gotham is getting two seasons.

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Supergirl is getting season two.

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Gotham’s final season is expected this summer.

14.

Grey’s Anatomy is getting three seasons.

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The Originals is ending its run, but its cast is in the early stages of developing a spin-off.

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The Marvel Cinematic Universe has been in development for years, but Netflix is finally bringing it to life.

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Fargo, which was a hit for eight seasons and got picked up for two more, is ending.

18.

Gotham was getting its first season, which will be a reboot.

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American Crime Story is ending and is slated for a sixth season.

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The Last Man on Earth is getting four seasons.

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The Defenders is ending in the wake of the end of its first arc.

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The Vampire Diaries is in development.

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Once upon a time in Wonderland is getting another spinoff as part the upcoming DC TV universe.

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Greys Anatomy will be getting a fourth season.

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American Gods is being revived for a fifth season.

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The Goldbergs is getting Season 5.

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Fargo and Fargo: The Return will end after seven years.

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American Idol is going off the air.

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Once will end its season, and the musical adaptation of the same name is getting new life.

30.

The Simpsons is getting one more season.

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Once again, it’s Gotham’s turn to end.

32.

The Good Wife is getting six seasons.

33.

Superstore is getting eight seasons.

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The Mentalist will end.

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The Mindy Project is getting seven seasons, including a spin.

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The Muppets is getting five seasons.

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Gotham will be returning for a third season.

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The Twilight Zone will end at the end.

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The Sopranos is getting renewed for an eighth.

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The CW has a handful of spinoffs, including The Vampire Academy, The X-Files, The Mentalists and The Flash.