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Despite deflated ratings, “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” will return to ABC next season.

Flurry of renewals, cancellations for fall TV

Ahead of next week’s “upfront” presentations of their fall schedules for advertisers, the broadcast networks have been busy renewing or canceling current shows and ordering new series for the fall. Here is a look at some of what has been announced as of Friday afternoon:


Returning for the 2014-15 season are “Scandal,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Once Upon a Time,” “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” “Resurrection,” “Castle” and “Revenge,” as well as comedies “Modern Family,” “The Middle” and “The Goldbergs.”

The renewal of “S.H.I.E.L.D,” despite its modest ratings, was not unexpected. And it comes in conjunction with the pickup of another Marvel property and “Captain America” spin-off “Marvel’s Agent Carter.”

On the unscripted front, “Dancing With the Stars,” “Shark Tank,” “The Bachelor” and “America’s Funniest Home Videos” will return.

Comedies “Growing Up Fisher,” “Super Fun Night,” “Suburgatory” and “The Neighbors” have been canceled, as have “Trophy Wife” and “Mixology.” A number of drama and comedy pilots have been ordered to series to fill the gaps.

The CW

Announced this week to be returning are “Hart of Dixie,” “Beauty and the Beast” and “The 100,” which join previously announced returnees “The Originals,” “Reign,” “Supernatural,” “The Vampire Diaries” and “Arrow.”

Getting the ax this week were “The Tomorrow People,” “Star-Crossed” and “The Carrie Diaries.”

“Arrow” spin-off “The Flash” is among new series that join the network this fall.


“New Girl,” “The Mindy Project,” “The Following,” “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” “Glee,” “Bones” and “Sleepy Hollow” will return to the network. On the flip side of the coin, “Almost Human,” “Dads,” “Enlisted” and “Surviving Jack” are canceled.

New series picked up this week include dramas from Steven Spielberg and Lee Daniels.


Confirmed to be returning are “Chicago Fire,” “Chicago PD,” “Grimm,” “Parks and Recreation,” “Hannibal,” “About a Boy,” “The Blacklist” and “Law & Order: SVU.”

“Community” on Friday joined previously canceled comedies “The Michael J. Fox Show” and “Sean Saves the World.” Dramas “Revolution,” “Crisis” and “Believe” will not return. The latter two had been pulled from key positions on NBC’s schedule this week, putting their futures in doubt.

Several new series have been announced, including Katherine Heigl’s return to television as a CIA analyst in the drama “State of Affairs.”


In March, CBS gave early renewals to almost its entire prime-time lineup: “NCIS,” “NCIS: Los Angeles,” “Person of Interest,” “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” “Hawaii Five-0,” “Blue Bloods,” “Criminal Minds,” “Elementary,” “The Good Wife,” “The Big Bang Theory, “Survivor,” “2 Broke Girls,” “Two and a Half Men,” “Mike & Molly,” “The Millers,” “Mom,” “The Amazing Race,” “Undercover Boss,” “60 Minutes” and “48 Hours.”

Among series orders are a reboot of “The Odd Couple” with Matthew Perry and “NCIS: New Orleans.”