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Fox Cancels Lethal Weapon and These Fan-Favorite TV Shows

As the network begins to develop its new brand following Disney’s acquisition of 21st Century Fox, the network already handed out series orders to quite a few projects—and pulled the plug on two freshman shows and veteran Lethal Weapon.

The Passage, based on the popular book of the same name by Justin Cronin, will not return for a second season. The series starred Mark-Paul GosselaarSaniyya SidneyHenry Ian CusickJamie McShaneCaroline ChikezieEmmanuelle ChriquiBrianne HoweyMcKinley Belcher III and Vincent Piazza. Its ratings were stable throughout the 10-episode first season.

Joining The Passage in the canceled TV show graveyard is sitcom The Cool Kids. The multi-camera series followed residents of a retirement community and starred David Alan GrierMartin MullLeslie Jordan and Vicki Lawrence. The series finale airs May 10.

After many headlines and a controversial firing, Lethal Weapon was canceled. The series starred Damon Wayans and Seann William Scott.

Fox’s new shows include Deputy starring Stephen DorffneXt starring John SlatteryProdigal Son starring Tom PayneMichael Sheen and Bellamy Young, a new drama starring Brittany SnowOutmatched starring Jason Biggs and Maggie Lawson, and cartoon The Great North.

 

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