2012-13 TV Season Scorecard

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  • Publish Date: September 18, 2012

Below are all new and returning primetime shows expected to air during the 2012-13 television season. Metascores, premiere dates, and renew/cancel status will be updated periodically throughout the season.
Last update: October 2, 2013

ABCABC

Key: NEW = New this season | Full-season pick-up = Full season pickup | Renewed = Renewed for 2013-14 | Canceled = Canceled/ending

Renewed   20/20 Season 35  
Canceled 61 666 Park Avenue NEW 2nd Look reviews Canceled on 11/16, but all 13 eps will air
Renewed   America's Funniest Home Videos Season 23 Renewed on 5/14
Renewed   The Bachelor Season 17 Renewed on 5/14
Renewed   The Bachelorette Season 9 Renewed on 5/14
    Bet on Your Baby NEW  
Canceled   Body of Proof Season 3 Canceled on 5/10
Renewed   Castle Season 5 Renewed on 5/10
Renewed   Dancing with the Stars Seasons 15/16 Renewed on 5/14
Canceled   Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 Season 2 Canceled; pulled from schedule on 1/22
Canceled 41 Family Tools NEW Canceled on 5/10
Renewed   Grey's Anatomy Season 9 Renewed on 5/10
Canceled   Happy Endings Season 3 Canceled on 5/10; will not be picked up elsewhere
Canceled 48 How to Live with Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life) NEW
Renewed   Last Man Standing Season 2 Renewed on 5/10
Canceled 74 Last Resort NEW 2nd Look reviews Canceled on 11/16
Canceled 41 Malibu Country NEW Canceled on 5/10
Renewed   The Middle Season 4 Renewed on 5/10
Renewed 39 Mistresses NEW Renewed on 9/25/13
Renewed   Modern Family Season 4 Renewed on 5/10
Renewed 51 Motive NEW Renewed on 10/2/13
Renewed 84 Nashville NEW 2nd Look reviews Renewed for a 2nd season on 5/10
Renewed 41 The Neighbors NEW Renewed 5/10, unrenewed 5/10, renewed 5/12
Renewed   Once Upon a Time Season 2 Renewed on 5/10
Canceled   Private Practice Season 6 Canceled 10/19; will conclude with 13th ep.
Canceled 48 Red Widow NEW Canceled on 5/10
Renewed   Revenge Season 2 Renewed on 5/10
Renewed   Rookie Blue Season 4 Renewed on 7/17
Renewed   Scandal Season 2 Renewed on 5/10
Renewed   Shark Tank Season 4 Renewed on 5/14
  Splash NEW  
Renewed   Suburgatory Season 2 Renewed on 5/10
Renewed 54 The Taste NEW Renewed on 5/14
Canceled   Troupe Stars NEW Canceled 3/18 before any episodes aired
Canceled   Weird Desk NEW Canceled 12/11 before filming a single episode
  43 Whodunnit? NEW  
    Wife Swap Season 8  
    Wipeout Season 6  
    Would You Fall for That? NEW  
Canceled 39 Zero Hour NEW Pulled from schedule on 3/1 after 3 episodes aired

CBSCBS

Key: NEW = New this season | Full-season pick-up = Full season pickup | Renewed = Renewed for 2013-14 | Canceled = Canceled/ending

Renewed   2 Broke Girls Season 2 Renewed on 3/27
Renewed   48 Hours Season 26 Renewed on 3/27
Renewed   60 Minutes Season 45 Renewed on 3/27
Renewed   The Amazing Race Seasons 21/22 Renewed on 3/27
    The American Baking Competition NEW
Renewed   The Big Bang Theory Season 6 Series order runs through 2013-14 season
Renewed   Big Brother Season 15 Renewed on 9/12
Renewed   Blue Bloods Season 3 Renewed on 3/27
  65 Brooklyn DA NEW  
Renewed   Criminal Minds Season 8 Renewed on 5/9
Renewed   CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 13 Renewed for a 14th season on 3/20
Canceled   CSI: New York Season 9 Canceled 5/10
Renewed 73 Elementary NEW 2nd Look reviews Renewed for a 2nd season on 3/27
    Friend Me NEW Starts tbd midseason Unclear if this will ever air
Canceled 63 Golden Boy NEW  
Renewed   The Good Wife Season 4 Renewed on 3/27
Renewed   Hawaii Five-0 Season 3 Renewed on 3/27
Renewed   How I Met Your Mother Season 8 Renewed for a 9th (final) season on 1/30
Canceled 51 The Job NEW Canceled 2/18 after 2 episodes
Canceled 43 Made in Jersey NEW Canceled 10/10 after 2 episodes
Renewed   The Mentalist Season 5 Renewed on 3/27
Renewed   Mike & Molly Season 3 Renewed on 3/27
Renewed   NCIS Season 10 Renewed for an 11th season on 2/1
Renewed   NCIS: Los Angeles Season 4 Renewed on 3/27
Canceled 37 Partners NEW Canceled 11/16 after 6 eps
Renewed   Person of Interest Season 2 Renewed on 3/27
Canceled   Rules of Engagement Season 7 Canceled (really!) on 5/10
Renewed   Survivor Seasons 25/26 Renewed on 3/27
Renewed   Two and a Half Men Season 10 Renewed on 4/26
Renewed 72 Under the Dome NEW Renewed for 13-episode 2nd season on 7/29
Renewed   Undercover Boss Season 4 Renewed on 3/27
Renewed   Unforgettable Season 2 Renewed on 9/28/13
Canceled 67 Vegas NEW 2nd Look reviews Canceled 5/10

The CWThe CW

Key: NEW = New this season | Full-season pick-up = Full season pickup | Renewed = Renewed for 2013-14 | Canceled = Canceled/ending

Canceled   90210 Season 5 Canceled 2/28; series finale to air 5/13
Renewed   America's Next Top Model Season 19 20th cycle to debut August 2nd
Renewed 72 Arrow NEW 2nd Look reviews Renewed on 2/11
Renewed 34 Beauty and the Beast NEW Renewed on 4/26
    Capture NEW fka The Hunt
Renewed 57 The Carrie Diaries NEW Renewed on 5/9
Canceled 46 Cult NEW Canceled and pulled from schedule on 4/10
Canceled 47 Emily Owens, M.D. NEW Canceled 11/28 (though all 13 episodes will air)
Canceled   Gossip Girl Season 6 Will end after this season
Renewed   Hart of Dixie Season 2 Renewed on 4/26
Renewed   Nikita Season 3 Renewed on 5/9 for a shortened final season
    Perfect Score NEW  
Renewed   Supernatural Season 8 Renewed on 2/11
Renewed   The Vampire Diaries Season 4 Renewed on 2/11
Renewed   Whose Line Is It Anyway NEW Renewed for a 24-episode 2nd season on 7/29

FoxFox

Key: NEW = New this season | Full-season pick-up = Full season pickup | Renewed = Renewed for 2013-14 | Canceled = Canceled/ending

Renewed   American Dad! Season 8 New episodes will shift from Fox to TBS in 2014
Renewed   American Idol Season 12  
Canceled 66 Ben and Kate NEW Pulled from schedule 1/23; officially canceled 1/25
Renewed   Bob's Burgers Season 3 Renewed for 22-episode 4th season on 10/16
Renewed   Bones Season 8 Renewed for a 9th season on 1/8
    The Cleveland Show Season 4 Likely canceled, but still no official word
Canceled   COPS Season 25 Canceled by Fox, but moving to Spike next season
  27 Does Someone Have to Go? NEW  
Renewed   Family Guy Season 11  
Renewed 62 The Following NEW Renewed for a 2nd season on 3/4
Canceled 78 Fringe Season 5 Will end after this season
Renewed 73 Glee Season 4 Renewed for 2 additional seasons on 4/19
  57 The Goodwin Games NEW Order cut from 13 to 7 eps. on 11/2
Renewed   Hell's Kitchen Season 11 Additional season (its 13th) ordered 5/10
Renewed   Kitchen Nightmares Season 5  
Renewed   MasterChef Season 4 Renewed 5/10 for two additional seasons (5 and 6)
Renewed 69 The Mindy Project NEW 2nd Look reviews Renewed for a 2nd season on 3/4
Canceled 42 The Mob Doctor NEW Canceled 11/28
Renewed   New Girl Season 2 Renewed for a 3rd season on 3/4
Renewed   Raising Hope Season 3 Renewed for a 4th season on 3/4
Renewed   The Simpsons Season 24  
Renewed   So You Think You Can Dance Season 10 Renewed on 9/10
Canceled 60 Touch Season 2 Canceled 5/9
Renewed   The X Factor Season 2 Renewed for a 3rd season on 10/22

NBCNBC

Key: NEW = New this season | Full-season pick-up = Full season pickup | Renewed = Renewed for 2013-14 | Canceled = Canceled/ending

Canceled   30 Rock Season 7 Will end after this season
Canceled 55 1600 Penn NEW Canceled 5/9
    America's Got Talent Season 8  
    American Ninja Warrior Season 5  
Canceled 48 Animal Practice NEW Canceled 10/18
  The Apprentice Season 13 Still no official renewal as of July, but could return
Canceled   Betty White's Off Their Rockers Season 2 Canceled 7/11
Renewed   The Biggest Loser Season 14  
Canceled 49 Camp NEW Canceled 10/1/13
Renewed 49 Chicago Fire NEW Renewed on 4/26
Renewed 70 Community Season 4 Renewed on 5/10
    Crossbones NEW Delayed until 2013-14 season (will debut in early 2014)
  58 Crossing Lines NEW  
Renewed   Dateline NBC Season 22  
Canceled 50 Deception NEW Canceled 5/8
Canceled 38 Do No Harm NEW Canceled 2/8 after 2 episodes; remaining eps to air 6/29
    Dracula NEW Delayed until 2013-14 season (will debut this fall)
Canceled   Fashion Star Season 2 Will not return
    Get Out Alive With Bear Grylls NEW  
Canceled 66 Go On NEW 2nd Look reviews Canceled 5/10
Renewed   Grimm Season 2 Renewed on 4/26
Canceled 38 Guys with Kids NEW Canceled 5/9
Renewed 68 Hannibal NEW Renewed for a 13-episode 2nd season on 5/30
Renewed   Hollywood Game Night NEW Renewed for a 10-episode 2nd season on 8/20
Renewed   Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Season 14 Renewed on 4/26
Canceled 59 Mockingbird Lane NEW Canceled 12/27; 1 episode aired as a special
Canceled 60 The New Normal NEW Canceled 5/10
Canceled   Next Caller NEW Canceled 10/12 before show ever aired
Canceled 64 The Office Season 9 Will end after this season
Renewed 78 Parenthood Season 4 Renewed for a full 22-episode 5th season on 4/26
Renewed   Parks and Recreation Season 5 Renewed for a 6th season on 5/9
Canceled   Ready for Love NEW Canceled 4/19
Renewed 64 Revolution NEW 2nd Look reviews Renewed on 4/26
Canceled   Rock Center with Brian Williams Season 2 Canceled 5/10; final broadcast will be 6/21
  43 Save Me NEW  
  63 Siberia NEW  
Canceled 62 Smash Season 2 Officially canceled on 5/10
Canceled   Surprise with Jenny McCarthy NEW Canceled 1/6 before airing any episodes
Canceled   Take It All NEW  
Canceled   Up All Night Season 2 Canceled 5/9
Renewed   The Voice Season 3 / Season 4 Renewed through fall 2013 (5th cycle)
Canceled   Whitney Season 2 Canceled 5/9
Canceled   The Winner Is NEW Semi-canceled on 8/5; ending earlier than planned

Cable, streaming, and PBS (key shows only)

Key: NEW = New this season | Full-season pick-up = Full season pickup | Renewed = Renewed for 2013-14 | Canceled = Canceled/ending

Renewed FX 64 American Horror Story: Asylum Season 2 Renewed for a 3rd season on 11/15
Renewed FX 77 The Americans NEW Renewed for a 2nd season on 2/21
Renewed FX   Anger Management Season 2 Will air 45 new eps this year and 45 in 2014
Renewed FX 80 Archer Season 4 Renewed for a 13-ep 5th season on 2/27
  NETF 71 Arrested Development Season 4 Likely to return in some form
Renewed MAX 61 Banshee NEW Renewed for a 2nd season on 1/29
Renewed A&E 65 Bates Motel NEW Renewed for a 2nd season on 4/8
Canceled SHO 73 The Big C Season 4 Ending after these 4 one-hour episodes
Renewed HBO 76 Boardwalk Empire Season 3 Renewed for a 4th season
Canceled SHO 72 The Borgias Season 3 Canceled 6/6; series finale airs 6/16
Renewed TNT 75 Boston's Finest NEW Renewed for a 2nd season on 5/9
Canceled FX   Brand X with Russell Brand Season 2 Canceled 6/6
Renewed FX 77 The Bridge NEW Renewed for a 2nd season on 9/24/2013
Renewed BBCA 91 Broadchurch NEW Will return for a 2nd series
Canceled MTV   Buckwild NEW Canceled 4/9
Canceled USA   Burn Notice Season 7 Upcoming season 7 will be show's last
Renewed SHO   Californication Season 6 Renewed for a 7th season on 1/29
Renewed PBS 80 Call the Midwife NEW Season 2 begins 3/31
Renewed MTV 56 Catfish: The TV Show NEW Renewed for a 2nd season on 12/19
  IFC   Comedy Bang! Bang! Season 2 10 episodes to air in summer, 10 more in fall
Canceled BBCA   Copper Season 2 Canceled 9/19
Renewed TBS 67 Cougar Town Season 4 Renewed for a 13-episode 5th season 3/25
Renewed TNT 82 Dallas Season 2 Renewed for a 15-episode 3rd season 4/30
Renewed STRZ 62 Da Vinci's Demons NEW Renewed for a 2nd season on 4/17
Renewed SYFY 55 Defiance NEW Renewed for a 2nd season on 5/10
Renewed LIFE 63 Devious Maids NEW Renewed for a 2nd season on 8/13
Canceled SHO 81
Dexter Season 7 Ending after this summer's 8th season
71 Dexter Season 8
Renewed PBS 84 Downton Abbey Season 3 Renewed for a 4th season on 11/25
Canceled HBO 94 Enlightened Season 2 Canceled 3/19 after 2nd season complete
Renewed TNT 65 Falling Skies Season 3 Renewed for a 4th season on 7/2
  HBO 75 Family Tree NEW  
Canceled COM 76 Futurama Season 7.5 Canceled 4/22; series finale to air 9/4
Renewed HBO 90 Game of Thrones Season 3 Renewed for a 4th season on 4/2
Renewed HBO 84 Girls Season 2 Renewed for 12-episode 3rd season on 1/25
Renewed USA 58 Graceland NEW Renewed for a 2nd season on 9/10
Renewed NETF 42 Hemlock Grove NEW Renewed for a 10-episode 2nd season on 6/19
Renewed SHO 96 Homeland Season 2 Renewed for a 3rd season on 10/22
Canceled BBCA 79 The Hour Season 2 Canceled after 2 seasons
Renewed NETF 76 House of Cards NEW Will air at least 2 seasons
Renewed SHO   House of Lies Season 2 Renewed for a 3rd season on 1/29
Canceled MAX 66 Hunted NEW Canceled by BBC; Cinemax may try a spin-off
Renewed COM 65 Inside Amy SchumerNEW Renewed for a 2nd season on 5/28
  SHO   Inside Comedy Season 2  
Renewed FX   It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Season 8 Renewed for 2 additional seasons on 3/28
Canceled MTV 33 Jersey Shore Season 6 Ending after this season
Renewed FX 90 Justified Season 4 Renewed on 3/28 (S5 to start Jan 2014)
Renewed COM   Key & Peele Season 2 Renewed for a 13-ep 3rd season on 11/27
Canceled AMC 69 The Killing Season 3 Canceled on 9/10
Canceled TNT 56 King & Maxwell NEW Canceled on 9/20
Renewed TBS 55 King of the Nerds NEW Renewed for an 8-ep 2nd season on 2/25
Renewed COM   Kroll Show NEW Renewed for a 2nd season on 1/30
Renewed FX   The League Season 4 Renewed for 2 additional seasons on 3/28
Renewed FX 69 Legit NEW Renewed for a 2nd season on 3/28
Canceled TNT   Leverage Season 5 Canceled on 12/21
  A&E   Longmire Season 2  
Renewed AMC 87 Mad Men Season 6 Returning for a split final season in 2014/15
Canceled STRZ 64 Magic City Season 2 Canceled 8/5
Renewed IFC 71 Maron NEW Renewed for 13-episode 2nd season on 7/23
Canceled TNT 55 Monday Mornings NEW Canceled 5/10
Renewed PBS 59 Mr. Selfridge NEW Renewed for a 2nd season on 7/22
Renewed HBO 66 The Newsroom Season 2 Unoffically renewed for a 3rd season on 9/4
Renewed SHO 65 Nurse Jackie Season 5 Renewed for a 6th season on 6/6
Renewed NETF 80 Orange Is the New Black NEW Renewed for a 2nd season on 6/27
Renewed BBCA 72 Orphan Black NEW Renewed for a 2nd season (to air in 2014) on 5/2
  IFC 71 Out There NEW  
Renewed IFC   Portlandia Season 3 Renewed for two additional seasons on 6/12
Renewed USA   Psych Season 7 Already renewed for an 8th (final?) season
Renewed SHO 75 Ray Donovan NEW Renewed for a 2nd season on 7/16
Renewed SUND 80 Rectify NEW Renewed for a 10-episode 2nd season on 5/1
Renewed BBCA 72 Ripper Street NEW Renewed for a 2nd season on 1/29
Renewed DIREC 46 Rogue NEW Renewed for a 2nd season on 6/11
Renewed SHO   Shameless Season 3 Renewed for a 4th season on 1/29
  SYFY 60 Sinbad NEW  
Renewed FX 72 Sons of Anarchy Season 5 Season 6 coming in fall 2013
Canceled TNT 85 Southland Season 5 Canceled 5/10
Canceled STRZ 58 Spartacus: War of the Damned Season 3 Will end after this season
Renewed HBO 77 Treme Season 3 Will return for a 5-ep. final season in 2013
Renewed HBO 56 True Blood Season 6 Renewed for a 7th season on 7/15
  MTV 55 Underemployed NEW  
  PBS 66 Upstairs, Downstairs Season 2  
Renewed HBO 74 Veep Season 2 Renewed for a 10-episode 3rd season on 5/1
Renewed HBO 66 Vice NEW Renewed for a 12-episode 2nd season on 6/13
Renewed HIST 70 Vikings NEW Renewed for a 10-ep 2nd season on 4/5
Renewed AMC 82 The Walking Dead Season 3 Renewed for a 4th season on 12/21
Canceled SYFY   Warehouse 13 Season 4 Canceled 5/16; six final episodes to air in 2014
  MTV 58 Washington Heights NEW  
  SHO   Web Therapy Season 3  
Renewed BBCA 74 Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan NEW Renewed on 6/10
Renewed FX   Wilfred Season 3 Renewed for 4th/final season on 10/2/13
Renewed COM   Workaholics Season 3 Renewed for 4th & 5th seasons on 1/5

Comments (3)

  • beckettian  

    why isn't a&e's LONGMIRE on this list?

  • gimli  

    Castle, my favourite

  • conditionals  

    Awesome, I love watching how the season plays out. Personally the only new show I'm picking up this year is Go On. I'll try the Mindy Project, but I'm highly suspicious of it, despite being a Kaling fan. I'd like to try Revolution, but don't want to get Terra Nova'd like last year.

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