Cancelled TV Shows 2014: CBS' 'The Mentalist' Safe, But 30 Others Cut

Image: Cancelled TV Shows 2014: CBS' 'The Mentalist' Safe, But 30 Others Cut Actor Simon Baker in a scene from "The Mentalist" on the CBS Television Network.

Monday, 12 May 2014 09:15 AM

By Clyde Hughes

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Despite suffering low ratings during its sixth season, CBS renewed Simon Baker's "The Mentalist" for 2014-15 while it cancelled a handful of other shows including "Bad Teacher," "Hostages," and Robin Williams' underwhelming series "The Crazy Ones."

CBS announced the extension of "The Mentalist" on Saturday alongside the deaths of "The Crazy Ones," "Intelligence," "Hostages," "Bad Teacher," and "Friends With Better Lives," according to The Huffington Post. The network also nixed "We Are Men."

"After sitting heavily on the bubble for the first time, in grave danger of cancellation, the veteran drama has gotten a reprieve with an eleventh-hour renewal," Deadline.com's Nellie Andreeva wrote of "The Mentalist." "CBS does not specify the size of the order but I hear it is likely for a 13-episode seventh and final season."

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"That also would make sense given the enormous (for CBS standards) volume of new dramas that the network is adding with the pickup of six series: 'NCIS: New Orleans,' 'CSI: Cyber,' 'Stalker,' 'Scorpion,' 'Madam Secretary,' and the straight-to-series 'Battle Creek,'" Andreeva wrote.

After the cancellation announcement was made, Williams used several posts on Twitter to thank his co-stars and staff on "The Crazy Ones," including creator David E. Kelley.





CBS wasn’t the only network to shake up its lineup this week. NBC, Fox, ABC, and The CW also announced a slew of cancellations:

NBC

"Believe"
"Community"
"Crisis"
"Growing Up Fisher"

"Revolution"
"The Michael J. Fox Show"
"Sean Saves The World"
"Welcome To The Family"

"Ironside"

FOX

"Dads"

"Rake"
"Surviving Jack"
"Enlisted"

"Raising Hope"

"The X Factor"

"Almost Human"

ABC


"Suburgatory"
"Trophy Wife"

"Super Fun Night"
"Lucky 7"
"Mind Games"

"Mixology"
"Once Upon A Time In Wonderland"

"Killer Women"

"Betrayal"

"The Assets"

"Back In The Game"

"The Neighbors"

The CW

"The Carrie Diaries"

"Star-Crossed"

"The Tomorrow People"

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