Television shows come and go, but if you’re a die-hard fan, they will stay in your heart forever. Some viewers become emotionally invested in their favorite TV shows and tend to get angry when one of their favorites gets canceled. Often, television shows are canceled before the networks give them a chance to reach their peak. Others are canceled simply because the network no longer wants to spend production money. Here’s a list of TV shows that were canceled entirely too soon regardless of how successful they were or had the potential to be.
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MTV canceled this suspenseful show after only one season. Fans let the network know how upset they were by creating a petition to bring the series back.
The Pretty Little Liars spinoff only lasted for 10 episodes. Despite having a loyal fan base, ABC Family decided to cancel the supernatural series due to low ratings.
The mystery teen drama Twisted followed the life of a teenager who was charged with killing his aunt at the age of 11. Twisted was picked up for a full season in 2013 after receiving huge ratings. ABC Family canceled the series in 2014 without any explanation.
Sara Michelle Gellar starred in this short-lived CW series. Ringer was canceled after one season due to a decline in ratings.
Everyone’s favorite detective, Veronica Mars, became a hit when it first premiered on UPN in 2004. After shuffling around on The CW, Veronica Mars was canceled after only three seasons. Years later, fans pitched in on Kickstarter to help fund and make the Veronica Mars movie happen.
My So Called Life
My So Called Life has been deemed a fan favorite from the 90’s. Although it ended with a cliffhanger, ABC decided to cancel the series after one season due to low ratings.
Girlfriends was a hit comedy series on UPN. After moving to The CW, it was abruptly canceled in it’s eighth season without a proper series finale. Fans are still waiting for closure and rumors have surfaced that a movie could possibly be in the works.
The sci-fi western drama, Firefly, only lasted for one season on Fox. It was canceled due to low ratings, and it cost entirely too much money to produce. Firefly has a huge cult following that still wants the series to be revived.