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Most Important Cancelled TV Shows Of 2021


In 2021, TV has seen a rush of anticipated returns—as well as a few painful goodbyes—from a new season of Succession to reboots of Gossip Girl and finally Orzakf. There have, however, been a slew of exciting new additions to the small-screen canon, spanning the fields of organized crime, academia, stand-up comedy, fashion, and even veterinary science.

HBO Cancelled TV Shows In 2021

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His Dark Materials

The competition series' filming was halted due to a Giardia epidemic. The peacock network decided to cancel the show after considering the difficulties and expense of resuming production.


Season five of Issa Rae's comedy series was revealed to be the last season.

CBS Cancelled TV Shows 2021

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The Activist

This episode was retooled into a documentary special after it was criticized as a completion series for encouraging activists.

TNT Cancelled TV Shows In 2021

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Animal Kingdom

The sixth season of this brutal criminal family drama, which was based on an Australian series of the same name, has come to an end.

NBC Cancelled TV Shows In 2021

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine

The eighth season of this workplace comedy was slated to premiere in 2020-21. The last season, however, was postponed until 2021-22 owing to the epidemic.

Law & Order: For The Defense

This spin-off was commissioned by the Peacock Network for Fall 2021, however, it was later cancelled. Another Dick Wolf series is already in the works, so don't worry.

This Is Us

The Pearson family's iconic narrative comes to a close with the sixth and final season.

Ultimate Slip ‘n Slide

The competition series' filming was halted due to a Giardia epidemic. The peacock network decided to cancel the show after considering the difficulties and expense of resuming production.

Netflix Cancelled TV Shows In 2021

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While Netflix users got to see new shows like You, Outer Banks, Never Have I Ever, and Elite return in 2021, we also said farewell to a few big-name series.

On My Block

Netflix announced in January 2021 that On My Block has been renewed for a fourth and final season. In October 2021, the final ten episodes were released on the streaming service, bringing Monse, Cesar, Ruby, Jamal, and Jasmine's narrative to a close.


The Ryan O'Connell comedy sitcom was canceled after two seasons, according to Netflix, which announced the cancellation in March 2021. In May, the last season was aired.

The Duchess

Katherine Ryan's comedy sitcom on Netflix was canceled after only one season in April 2021. Season 2 of the six-episode series, which launched in September 2020, will not be renewed.


The anime series finished with its fourth season in April 2021, Netflix premiered its Season 4 In May 2021.

The Last Kingdom

The fifth season of the Saxon series was the series' final season. Season 5 was published in the latter half of 2021

The Irregulars

Netflix stated that the supernatural adolescent Sherlock Holmes drama had been terminated after only one season, which premiered in March 2021. The Irregulars, which was one of the platform's most popular series in its first week, will not be renewed for a second season.

Jupiter's Legacy

Jupiter's Legacy was canceled by Netflix less than a month after it premiered on the streaming site. Supercrooks, a new super villain-themed series set in the same universe, will keep the brand alive, according to Deadline.

Grand Army

Grand Army was discontinued by Netflix after only one season, which premiered in October 2020. The programme received generally positive reviews, with critics appreciating the talents of the youthful cast members. It will not, however, be renewed for a second season.


Just over a year since it premiered on Netflix, the Katherine Langford-led series Cursed has been canceled after one season and will not be returning for a second season.


Bonding was one of four Netflix comedies that were canceled in July 2021. The programme will not be renewed for a third season after two seasons and significant protests from sex workers.

Country Comfort

Following its launch in March 2021, the Katherine McPhee-led sitcom was canceled after one season.

The Crew

The Kevin James NASCAR Sitcom was canceled after receiving a 38 percent critic rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The first episode aired in February 2021

Mr. Iglesias

Mr. Iglesias was canceled by Netflix after one season and will not be renewed for a second.

Dash & Lily

Austin Abrams and Midori Francis starred in the fun, festive rom-com series, which was terminated after one season in October 2021. Given that the show is based on a book series, many were hoping for at least one more season. Thankfully, the first season concluded on a satisfactory note, allowing it to be used as a series finale.

Hit & Run

The thriller series will not return for a second season after debuting on the platform in August 2021. Despite positive reviews and a major cliffhanger at the end of the first season, Netflix decided to cancel the programme just weeks after it premiered

Dad, Stop Embarrassing Me

The Netflix sitcom based on Jamie Foxx's relationship with his real-life daughter Corinne was canceled after only one season. The show premiered in April 2021, and the cancellation announcement came two months later, in June.


Kenya Barris' comedy series has been cancelled by Netflix, after being renewed for a second season over a year ago. Fans of the series, however, need not fear: according to Deadline, the series is being considered for a movie franchise. Keep an eye on this.


Whereas the year 2021 marked the cancellation of many intriguing TV Shows, the following year of 2022 is a breath of fresh air for brains and a boon to watchlists. Not only are there reboots, spinoffs, and miniseries on our list of the greatest new TV shows for 2022, but there are also lots of fresh new shows from HBO and HBO Max, future Netflix original series, and many more additions to other streaming services like NBC, TNT, and CBS.

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