Lucifer has been axed in the US by FOX after 3 seasons.
The series based on the characters co-created by Neil Gaiman, featured Tom Ellis as a fallen angel who worked with the LAPD.
Series showrunner Joe Henderson broke the news on Twitter. “So… yeah. #Lucifer has been cancelled,” he wrote. “And it f—ng HURTS. I loved this show so damn much and everyone put their heart and soul into it. Heartbreaking doesn’t begin to describe.”
It aired in Australia on FX.
FOX has also cancelled The Exorcist after two seasons. Loosely based on the William Peter Blatty novel and 1973 film, the modern-day re-working featured Geena Davis in the first season, with Alfonso Herrera, Ben Daniel, Kurt Egyiawan plus John Cho in the second season.
Averaging 1.32m US viewers it was FOX’s lowest-rated drama this year. It aired in Australia on Showcase.