When it comes to network television, there are fewer guarantees for success than the state lottery. Every year, a new slate of shows crop up, only for a quarter of them to disappear by mid-season.
As a fan, this is distressing, because you buy into a premise and become a loyal viewer, only to have the rug yanked out from under you. Firefly fans can attest to this feeling of shock and loss, but unlike them, not everyone will get the satisfaction of a feature film revival.
Already, we've seen some shows fall by the wayside. Sunnyside was the very first show to be pulled during the 2019/2020 season, after airing only four episodes, as it was replaced by the final season of Will & Grace.
Though no one was too upset about the Kal Penn sitcom losing its place on the schedule, there are a number of decent shows in danger of losing their time slot in 2020...