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2013 TV 2013's Canceled Shows  

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List Rules Vote up the shows that did not deserve their cancellation between January and December of 2013.

This list of 2013's canceled shows is expected to grow as the months drag on and networks decide, for whatever reason, that it's time to pull the plug on TV shows that just aren't making the grade. Why are certain shows slated for cancellation? That's easy: It's all about the ratings. If a show's ratings aren't high enough, the network simply can't justify keeping it on the air. Sometimes a canceled show will get a reprieve, but that's not the norm. This list includes all TV shows canceled in 2013. Be sure to vote up the shows you liked the most, and vote down those that you think absolutely deserved to get pulled.

FOX was the first major network to start yanking TV shows in 2013. In January, ABC and FOX decided to pull two sitcoms off the air. Wait, are they canceled, or not? Probably. It's just semantics, really. The two shows that got yanked were the Krysten Ritter ABC comedy 'Don’t Trust the B—- in Apt. 23.' and the new FOX comedy 'Ben and Kate.'

This list will, sadly, be updated as more TV shows are pulled off the air. Which ones do you think are at most risk? Remember, it's about ratings, so shows like CBS' 'Vegas,' FOX's 'The Mindy Project' and ABC's 'Malibu Country' might all be on the chopping block before the year is over. New shows are also always iffy, so check out this list of the best new shows of 2013: See one that you hated? Chances are, you aren't alone. Try hard not to get too attached to the new shows you do like, because it sucks when they get canceled (see: this list of 2012's canceled shows as a prime example).
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Futurama is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 2013's Canceled Shows
Futurama Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal

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2
316 287
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Don't Trust The B---- in Apt 23 Krysten Ritter, Dreama Walker, Michael Blaiklock

3
235 246
Body of Proof is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 2013's Canceled Shows
Body of Proof Dana Delany, Jeri Ryan, Geoffrey Arend

4
235 256
CSI: NY is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 2013's Canceled Shows
CSI: NY Gary Sinise, Carmine Giovinazzo, Hill Harper

5
187 223
Rules of Engagement is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 2013's Canceled Shows
Rules of Engagement Patrick Warburton, Megyn Price, Oliver Hudson

6
179 224
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Vegas Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis, Carrie-Anne Moss

7
195 248
America's Most Wanted is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 2013's Canceled Shows

8
165 209
Happy Endings is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 2013's Canceled Shows
Happy Endings Eliza Coupe, Elisha Cuthbert, Zachary Knighton

9
157 201
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Southland Michael Cudlitz, Shawn Hatosy, Regina King

10
156 210
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Go On Matthew Perry, Laura Benanti, Julie White

11
145 224
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Whitney Whitney Cummings, Chris D'Elia, Rhea Seehorn

12
130 202
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Golden Boy Chi McBride, Bonnie Somerville, Kevin Alejandro

13
130 211
Smash is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 2013's Canceled Shows
Smash Debra Messing^! Jack Davenport^! Katharine McPhee

14
127 206
The New Normal is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 2013's Canceled Shows
The New Normal Justin Bartha, Andrew Rannells, Georgia King

15
157 257
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90210 Shenae Grimes-Beech, Tristan Wilds, AnnaLynne McCord

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128 211
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Animal Practice Joanna García, Bobby Lee, Kym Whitley

17
121 200
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Ben and Kate Dakota Johnson, Nat Faxon, Lucy Punch

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116 197
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Guys with Kids Anthony Anderson^! Jesse Bradford^! Zach Cregger

19
103 185
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Do No Harm Steven Pasquale, Alana De La Garza, Michael Esper

20
101 191
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Zero Hour David Morrissey, Paul McGann, Addison Timlin

21
95 182
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Up All Night Christina Applegate, Maya Rudolph, Will Arnett

22
107 206
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The Mob Doctor Jordana Spiro, William Forsythe, James Carpinello

23
92 185
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Deception Meagan Good, Victor Garber, Laz Alonso

24
87 180
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Red Widow Radha Mitchell, Jaime Ray Newman, Clifton Collins

25
87 184
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Cult Matthew Davis, Jessica Lucas, Alona Tal

26
86 184
Malibu Country is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list 2013's Canceled Shows
Malibu Country Reba McEntire, Sara Rue, Justin Prentice

27
87 187
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1600 Penn Josh Gad, Jenna Elfman, Martha MacIsaac

28
87 188
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Enlightened Laura Dern, Diane Ladd, Sarah Burns

29
82 187
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Made in Jersey James Gandolfini^! Lorraine Bracco^! Edie Falco

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68 172
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4 32
Emily Owens, M.D is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list 2013's Canceled Shows
Emily Owens, M.D Mamie Gummer, Justin Hartley, Aja Naomi King