6 Bubble Shows Likely to Be Canceled in 2019 (PHOTOS)

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All But Canceled

Murphy Brown (CBS)

This low-rated reboot of the ‘90s Candice Bergen sitcom was never meant to be longer than 13 episodes, per The Hollywood Reporter — but don’t forget, critical and commercial success have a funny way of extending “closed-ended” series. (Ahem, Big Little Lies.)

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All But Canceled

Happy Together (CBS)

Meanwhile, this Damon Wayans Jr. comedy was the only freshman CBS show to not earn an order of additional episodes this season, a fact that portends an un-Happy ending for the show.

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All But Canceled

I Feel Bad (NBC)

NBC hasn’t announced an outright cancellation of this family sitcom, but it did announce in November that it would “conclude” in December. Meanwhile, star Sarayu Blue has already booked a part in a pilot for next season.

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Certain to Be Canceled

Splitting Up Together (ABC)

Ratings in the crucial 18-to-49 demo dipped 45 percent between the first and second seasons of this Jenna Fischer-Oliver Hudson comedy, though ABC did extend Season 2 by five episodes.

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Likely to Be Canceled

For the People (ABC)

The population of Shondaland might dwindle next season: This Shonda Rhimes-produced legal drama’s first-season ratings made its second-season renewal surprising for some pundits, and its ratings are even lower this season…

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Likely to Be Canceled

Proven Innocent (FOX)

This Kelsey Grammer legal drama debuted to poor ratings that just got worse, but its 23 percent rise in total viewership over the past few weeks should give fans reason to be optimistic.

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With an increasingly diversified TV landscape and competition coming from basic cable, premium cable, and streaming services, the big four broadcast networks have some tough choices to make in the upcoming months.

But thanks to the statisticians at TV by the Numbers, we have a sense of the shows most in danger of cancellation. Read our predictions in the gallery above and weep, television buffs…

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