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All the Canceled and Renewed TV Shows This Month (April 2024)

So Help Me Todd and CSI: Vegas are the latest victims

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April is the month of rebirth as spring brings renewals of flowers, baby animals, and warm weather, but what about television? Which television shows will burst through the soil with new life, and which will be forever buried? Our list of all the canceled and renewed shows in April will tell you, as we're keeping track of what's returning and what's never coming back. April has already brought some of the biggest renewals of 2024: ABC's 9-1-1, just weeks after its debut on the network, was thrown a lifeline and will return for Season 8 next year; Grey's Anatomy is scrubbing in for Season 21; and The Rookie will be back for Season 7. CBS has also had a big month, with renewals of ElsbethNCISThe Neighborhood, all three FBI series, and S.W.A.T. — yes, the same S.W.A.T. that was already canceled once and then brought back for what was supposed to be its final season. Apple TV+'s Monarch: Legacy of Monsters and For All Mankind have also been renewed, and so has Paramount+'s Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. Netflix renewed its hit fantasy series The Witcher for a fifth and final season, and Prime Video announced the renewal of the video game adaptation Fallout.

But it's bad news for Star Trek: Lower Decks, which will end with its fifth season, as well as NBC's Quantum Leap, which has been canceled after two seasons. CBS also dropped the axe on CSI: Vegas and So Help Me Todd.

Whether you're looking to celebrate more of your favorites or mourn the loss of something on your regular rotation, we're keeping tabs on all the shows that have been canceled or renewed this month below. 

Last month's renewals and cancellations

TV show cancellations

  • CSI: Vegas, CBS: The newest iteration of the popular franchise will not be returning for Season 4 despite solid ratings. (April 19, Deadline)
  • So Help Me Todd, CBS: Marcia Gay Harden and Skyler Astin's light drama was canceled after two seasons even though it had better ratings than several shows on other networks. CBS has a higher bar. (April 19, Deadline)
  • Star Trek: Lower Decks, Paramount+: The upcoming fifth season will be the last for the animated Star Trek series. (April 12, Paramount+)
  • Quantum Leap, NBC: NBC's time-hopping drama, a reboot of the late '80s/early '90s series, has been canceled after two seasons. (April 5, Deadline)

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TV show renewals

  • Dora, Paramount+: Dora will do some more-a explore-a-ing. The animated series has been renewed for a second season. (April 24, Paramount+)
  • Fallout, Prime Video: The hit adaptation of the video games by Bethesda Softworks has been renewed for Season 2. The Hollywood Reporter reports that filming will move from New York and Utah, where Season 1 was mostly shot, to California. (April 18, The Hollywood Reporter)
  • Elsbeth, CBS: It's all good in the Good Wife universe. Elsbeth, a Columbo-style procedural starring Carrie Preston, has been renewed for Season 2. (April 18, CBS)
  • The Witcher, Netflix – FINAL SEASON: The fantasy series has been renewed for a fifth and final season. It was previously announced that beginning with Season 4, Liam Hemsworth will replace Henry Cavill in the lead role of Geralt of Rivia. (April 18, Netflix)
  • For All Mankind, Apple TV+: The alternate history sci-fi series will return for a fifth season — and Apple has ordered a new spin-off, Star City, about the Soviet space race. (April 17, Apple TV+)
  • The Rookie, ABC: The Rookie isn't a rookie on ABC anymore. The Nathan Fillion-led police procedural has been renewed for Season 7. (April 15, Deadline)
  • Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, Paramount+: Captain Pike and the crew of the USS Enterprise will continue to boldly go on more deep-space adventures in a fourth season. Season 3 is currently in production. (April 12, Paramount+)
  • The Talk, CBS — FINAL SEASON: The daytime talk series has been picked up for a 15th and final season, which will conclude in December. (April 12, Deadline)
  • S.W.A.T., CBS: S.W.A.T. has been renewed for an eighth season — despite previously being canceled after Season 6, then saved for a seventh "and final" season. You just can't keep S.W.A.T. down. (April 11, CBS)
  • Monarch: Legacy of Monsters, Apple TV+: The Monsterverse series has been renewed for a second season; multiple spin-offs are also in the works. (April 11, Apple TV+)
  • NCIS, CBS: The CBS stalwart has been renewed for Season 22. It isn't going anywhere. (April 9, CBS)
  • The Neighborhood, CBS: Cedric the Entertainer's sitcom has signed a new lease; it will air its seventh season in the 2025-2026 television season. (April 9, CBS)
  • FBI, CBS: The flagship series of CBS's FBI procedural franchise has been renewed through the 2026-2027 season, guaranteeing the show will see its ninth season. That's a triple renewal! (April 9, CBS)
  • FBI: Most Wanted, CBS: The first FBI spin-off, starring Dylan McDermott and Shantel VanSanten, will return for Season 6. (April 9, CBS)
  • FBI: International, CBS: The newest member of the FBI franchise, which sees an international team protecting Americans abroad, has been renewed for Season 4. (April 9, CBS)
  • Will Trent, ABC: The titular Georgia Bureau of Investigation agent has more crimes to solve. ABC has renewed Will Trent for a third season. (April 3, The Hollywood Reporter)
  • Love on the Spectrum, Netflix: The U.S. version of the reality series, which follows the romantic journeys of people on the autism spectrum, will return for Season 3. (April 2, Variety)
  • Grey's Anatomy, ABC: The doctors of Grey Sloan Memorial aren't clocking out yet. Just a few episodes into its 20th season, Grey's Anatomy has been renewed for Season 21, extending its reign as the longest-running primetime medical drama in TV history. (April 2, Deadline)
  • 9-1-1, ABC: Following its premiere on its new network (Fox canceled it last year and ABC rescued it), the first-responder drama was renewed for Season 8. (April 2, Deadline)
  • Sherri, syndication: The Emmy-nominated daytime talk show starring Sherri Shepherd will return for Season 3. (April 2, Variety)