The year 2017 has so far been a year for television shows as it saw the premiere of a number of shows that became fan favourites. Sadly however, a number of TV shows will also be witnessing the end of particular seasons, while some will be coming to an end altogether.
Below is a list of series that will end their runs in the 2017-18 season, along with their premiere and finale dates, if those have been announced.
From teenage shows to science fiction and action to fantasy, the television shows coming to an end in 2017 are quite a number. The list of shows below is not an exhaustive one and it is for shows that have announced their ends ahead of time and not those that have been cancelled.
The middle follows the story of the Heck family and it’s matriarch; the middle-age, middle-class, middle-America mom Frankie Heck (Patricia Heaton), who uses her sense of humour to try to steer her family through life’s ups and downs as she tackles her career goals.
The show premiered on September 30, 2009 and it was recently announced that the sitcom will come to an end after 9 seasons this year.
This sitcom revolves around a kooky teacher, Jess (Zooey Deschanel), after she moves into a Los Angeles loft with three men, Nick (Jake Johnson), Schmidt (Max Greenfield), and Winston (Lamorne Morris) as they all deal with maturing relationships and career choices.
The sixth season of the show premiered in September of 2017 and will come to an end later this month.
The Originals was created as a spin-off of The Vampire Diaries and it began airing in 2013. The TV show follows vampire-werewolf hybrid Klaus Mikaelson as he and his family become embroiled in the supernatural politics of New Orleans.
The end of the show was announced in July and the fifth and Last season premiered earlier this month.
This science fiction mystery has a time travelling plot and follows Aaron Stanford and Amanda Schull star as James Cole and Dr. Cassandra “Cassie” Railly, who use time travel in an effort to stop the destructive plans of the enigmatic organization “Army of the 12 Monkeys”.
The show was renewed for a final fourth season in March 2017, and it is expected to have ten episodes, set to premiere in 2018.
Major Crimes is a spinoff from the hit drama, The closer and it follows Captain Sharon Raydor as she who recently got selected as the new head of the Los Angeles police department Major Crimes Division. The13-episode sixth and final season, slated to premiere on October 31, 2017.
The Mindy Project
Mindy Lahiri is a successful, skilled doctor, but when she leaves the office, all bets are off. She aspires to become a more well-rounded woman, someone who is punctual, frugal and well-read instead of someone who is obsessed with romantic comedies and likely to give an inappropriate toast at a wedding.
The Mindy Project was renewed for a sixth and final season, which premiered on September 12, 2017.
Star Wars Rebels
This American 3D CGI animated television series begins fourteen years after Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith and five years before Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope,. Imperial forces are hunting down the last of the Jedi Knights while a fledgling rebellion against the Empire is taking form.
It was announced in April that the fourth season would be the final season, which will run for 15 episodes.