With long-form storytelling at the centre of most television series these days, and so many choices of what to watch, shows are now regularly of a much higher standard than they ever were in the past.
But with greatness comes expectation, and there's nothing worse than watching a once-great television series become a shadow of its former self. There are, of course, exceptions to this rule, with juggernauts like Game Of Thrones and The Handmaid's Tale managing to maintain - and in some cases improve upon - the high standard they've set for themselves. But not every series can be this lucky, and more often than not the notion that one can never have too much of a good thing is a killer.
2018 has seen many great shows return for another outing, and we've been witness to some incredible television seasons. But, in contrast, some of television's biggest and boldest series' experienced pretty low points this year, with many of us questioning the decisions made by their respective showrunners. Perhaps they'll be able to improve, or perhaps they're damaged forever, only time will tell. Either way, let's take a look at a few of the TV series that went bad in 2018.