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How to Know If Your TV Show Has Been Canceled

A longtime showrunner breaks down all of the ways to know whether a show has been renewed for a second season or will be confined to the television graveyard

(Getty Images/Ringer illustration)
(Getty Images/Ringer illustration)

By Justin Halpern

As the networks unveil their plans for the upcoming fall season of television, it’s become difficult to know whether your favorite show will get a second season or not. Thankfully, longtime TV writer, showrunner, and $#*! My Dad Says cocreator Justin Halpern has created this handy flowchart to explain it all.

Justin Halpern is an author and TV writer living in Los Angeles who has only the Padres and Clippers left to root for. Pray for him.