Axed: Murphy Brown, The Passage, Lethal Weapon.
Plus: Star, Speechless, Splitting Up Together, Happy Together & Life in Pieces.
Alongside US renewals there have been a swag of cancellations too: Murphy Brown, The Passage, Lethal Weapon, Star, Speechless, Splitting Up Together, Happy Together and Life in Pieces.
Murphy Brown has been axed after just one season, despite Candice Bergen’s hopes to film a new season. The revival of the 1980s-90s sitcom averaged 6 million total live US viewers, and screened in Australia on 10.
The Passage will also not return for a second season. The series starred Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Saniyya Sidney, Henry Ian Cusick and is currently screening in Australia on 7flix.
Splitting Up Together, which also screened here on Seven, ends at 2 seasons. It featured Jenna Fischer and Oliver Hudson as exes who live together and redevelop feelings for each other.
Lethal Weapon ends at three seasons. The show originally starred Clayne Crawford and Damon Wayans as a buddy cop duo, but after Crawford was fired he was replaced with Seann William Scott. This airs locally on Nine.
Speechless was cancelled by FOX after three seasons, although it will be shopped around by producers. It screened in Australia on ELEVEN.
Empire spin-off Star, which also screened briefly on ELEVEN is also no more.
Happy Together, which starred tarred Damon Wayans, Jr. and Amber Stevens, has also been cancelled.
Life in Pieces will end after its fourth season, which is currently airing in the US. It has been averaging 5.75 million viewers.