It's that time of year: The networks are looking ahead to January and their midseason schedules, but some fall shows will have to be canceled to make room for the new stuff. Here's our list of 15 at-risk shows, many of which have posted significant ratings declines. Others are expensive to produce, a little long in the tooth, or just aren't performing as well as their timeslot competition — or even other shows on their own networks. Read about the issues each faces and then weigh in on which deserve to stay — or go.
(We'll keep updating the list of renewals and cancellations at the bottom of the page, so check back for the latest scheduling news.)
Dianne Wiest, Gabriel Byrne
In Treatment, HBO's innovative shrink drama, has been renewed for a third season, the network announced.
The five-times-a-week series revolves around the patient sessions of Dr. Paul Weston (Gabriel Byrne), a psychologist who lives in Brooklyn.
In Treatment was one of TVGuide.com's biggest Emmy surprises
Dianne Wiest appeared in both Seasons 1 and 2 as Paul's therapist, Gina, and a rotating cast of actors (Blair Underwood, Embeth Davidtz, Josh Charles, Hope Davis and John Mahoney, to name several) have played his patients.
The casting of Paul's third-season patients has not been announced.
Production is scheduled to begin in New York in early 2010, with the season to air later in that year.
The CW has picked up nine more episodes of The Vampire Diaries, for a total of 22.
The show, executive-produced by Dawson's Creek's Kevin Williamson, has been...
Cougar Town, Modern Family, The Middle
Cougar Town, Modern Family and The Middle have been picked up for full seasons, reps for the ABC series confirm to TVGuide.com.
The news of ABC ordering more episodes of the Wednesday night comedy block — sans Hank — comes a day after...