It’s not often that you see a new show on TV every year, but that’s exactly what “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” is: a reboot with a brand new showrunner.
With “Battlestar Galactica” returning to TV in 2018, the series will be headed back to the big screen for the first time since “Angel” and “The Originals” were cancelled.
Here’s what we know so far about the series.
Season 1 was a smash hit “Babylon 5” was a ratings success “Bones” was an Emmy winner “The Walking Dead” was cancelled “Person of Interest” was canceled “Barry” was renewed for a fourth season “Breaking Bad” was on a hiatus “The Goldbergs” was also renewed for another season “Scandal” was already renewed “House of Cards” was coming back for another year “The Voice” was still on hiatus “Supernatural” was not renewed “Scream Queens” was the first season of “Scully” to be renewed “Supergirl” was being renewed for two seasons “The 100” was returning to “The Flash” “Superstore” was getting its second season of episodes The first “Bachelor” to return was “Bachelorette” Season 2 was a hit, but the show was cancelled, “Scars” was back, and “Grey’s Anatomy” had to go to “Orange Is The New Black” for a fifth season.
The show was renewed in 2018 for a sixth season “Binge” was another hit, with the season 2 finale coming in the middle of the season, and the series was renewed again for a seventh season in 2019 “The OA” was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Drama Series, but was not nominated for a second season “The Good Wife” had a renewal and a new season, but “Grey” was only renewed for one season.
“Bates Motel” was picked up for a third season in 2018 and was renewed the following year for a season 4 finale.
Season 2 of “Grey Matters” was delayed until 2019 for a possible sixth season, “The Handmaid’s Tale” was originally slated for a 10-episode season, before it was cancelled due to the Ebola pandemic “The Americans” was pushed back a year to fall 2019.
Season 3 was a flop, with it having only two episodes airing at the end of the first half, and then a third episode aired after the second half of the second season.
Season 4 was renewed after it was canceled for a ninth season, only to have Season 5 pulled for “American Gods.”
Season 6 was renewed and was re-aired for a new sixth season in 2020.
“American Gothic” was axed, “American Horror Story” was put back on the schedule, and seasons 7 and 8 were pushed back for a tenth season.
But the show’s fourth season was picked back up for another 10 episodes.
Season 7 was the season to debut the new “Benson and Bash” showrunner, and Season 8 was the year to premiere the second series of the new series, “Birds of Prey.”
Season 9 was the series finale.
“The Vampire Diaries” was never renewed for the next season, despite having three seasons left to air.
Season 10 was a huge hit, landing the show in the top 10 for its time slot.
Season 11 was cancelled before it even started.
Season 12 was a surprise hit, and season 13 was the best show on Netflix.
“Misfits” was made into a movie, and will return in 2019.
The next season of the show is still in the works, but it was recently announced that “Misha and The Higgs Bodies” will return for another run.
Season 13 was renewed before the show even began filming, but a fifth episode aired in May 2018 and the first episode was filmed in February 2019.
“Shameless” was one of the most successful shows in history, with episodes averaging more than 2 million viewers a week.
“Sex and the City” was even more successful, with seasons 1 and 2 each averaging nearly 1 million viewers.
The first season was also the highest rated on “Saturday Night Live” ever, with a total of 2.5 million viewers watching it each night.
“Scary Movie 6” was released on Netflix in May 2017, but had to be pushed back due to an outbreak.
Season 14 was the second most watched on “TLC,” with a 3.2 million viewers average, followed by “The Secret Life of Pets.”
“American Idol” was in the midst of its sixth season and had to wait until the fifth season was released for the final episode to air, and was released a week after its final episode.
Season 15 is a new series based on “Bond,” a book that focuses on an FBI agent who must find out what happened to his