25 TV Shows We Lost in 2019 (PHOTOS)

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The Affair (Showtime)

The Showtime drama explored the emotional and psychological effects of extramarital affairs and ended after five seasons.

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The Big Bang Theory (CBS)

The CBS comedy followed the lives of scientists — how their lives changed (and the group grew) after a waitress/aspiring actress moved in next door — for 12 seasons.

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Broad City (Comedy Central)

The Comedy Central series was created by and starred Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer as 20-something best friends trying to navigate life in New York for five seasons.

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Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (The CW)

The CW’s romantic musical comedy-drama followed Rebecca (Rachel Bloom) as she followed a former crush and relocated to the west coast over four seasons.

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Elementary (CBS)

A modern take on Sherlock Holmes, the CBS drama starred Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu as crime-solvers Sherlock and Joan Watson for seven seasons.

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Game of Thrones (HBO)

Based on George R.R. Martin’s books, the fantasy epic followed those after control of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros and the honor to sit on the Iron Throne for eight seasons.

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Gotham (FOX)

The Fox drama told the origin story of Gotham’s finest and its villains, from Bruce Wayne and James Gordon to the Penguin and the Riddler, over five seasons.

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iZombie (The CW)

Rose McIver starred as Liv Moore, a medical resident-turned-zombie who ate the brains of murder victims and used the subsequent visions to solve crimes over five seasons.

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Jane the Virgin (The CW)

The romantic dramedy and telenovela followed Gina Rodriguez’s Jane after she was accidentally inseminated and went on for five seasons.

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Jessica Jones (Netflix)

The super-powered titular character, played by Krysten Ritter, opened her own detective agency in New York in this three-season Netflix drama.

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Killjoys (Syfy)

The Syfy drama followed three bounty hunters as they chased warrants and tried to save the Quad over five seasons.

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Legion (FX)

The FX drama followed mutant David Haller (Dan Stevens), who was diagnosed with schizophrenia, for three seasons.

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Life in Pieces (CBS)

The CBS comedy followed the lives and milestones of a big happy family for four seasons.

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Madam Secretary (CBS)

The CBS drama followed Téa Leoni’s Elizabeth McCord from secretary of state to the first female president, with her supportive husband (Tim Daly), family, and staff by her side over six seasons.

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The Man in the High Castle (Amazon)

The series loosely based on Philip K. Dick’s novel looked at an alternative history based on a different outcome of World War II for four seasons.

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Marvel’s Runaways (Hulu)

The Hulu series followed six Los Angeles teenagers — who realized their parents lied to them their entire lives — for three seasons.

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Orange Is the New Black (Netflix)

The Netflix dramedy followed the life of Piper (Taylor Schilling) and her fellow inmates after she’s sentenced to prison for a crime from her past and continued for seven seasons.

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Poldark (BBC One, PBS)

Aidan Turner starred as the titular character, who returned home after the American Revolutionary War and found his father dead and true love about to marry someone else, for five seasons.

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Santa Clarita Diet (Netflix)

The Netflix comedy followed married realtors after one (Drew Barrymore) became a zombie and went on for three seasons.

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Shadowhunters (Freeform)

Katherine McNamara’s Clary discovered the world of Shadowhunters and creatures including vampires and werewolves in this Freeform drama that lasted three seasons.

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Silicon Valley (HBO)

The HBO comedy followed a computer programmer and his friends as they tried to get rich in a high-tech gold rush for six seasons.

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Speechless (ABC)

The ABC comedy starred Minnie Driver and John Ross Bowie as the parents of JJ (Micah Fowler), who has cerebral palsy, and the rest of his family, airing for three seasons.

Star Ended 2019
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Star (Fox)

The musical drama followed three girls, chasing their dreams, for three seasons.

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Suits (USA)

The USA drama followed lawyer Harvey (Gabriel Macht) as he hired a fraud, Mike (Patrick J. Adams), along with the rest of the Manhattan firm for nine seasons.

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Veep (HBO)

Julia Louis-Dreyfus starred as the vice president who didn’t have the best luck as president as she progressed over seven seasons.

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We’ve had to say goodbye to quite a few shows this year, whether on their own terms or after they got the axe from the network.

Some fans knew well in advance that their favorite series would be ending, while others came as a bit of a surprise. And whether or not we loved or hated how they went out, we’ll remember these shows fondly as we move on into the new year and to new series.

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