Photo: via Imgur

2013's Canceled Shows  

TVs Frank
10.9k votes 1.2k voters 47.4k views

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).
list ordered by
Futurama is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 2013's Canceled Shows
Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal
Ranker Video
Krysten Ritter, Dreama Walker, Michael Blaiklock
Body of Proof is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 2013's Canceled Shows
Dana Delany, Jeri Ryan, Geoffrey Arend
CSI: NY is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 2013's Canceled Shows
Gary Sinise, Carmine Giovinazzo, Hill Harper
Rules of Engagement is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 2013's Canceled Shows
Patrick Warburton, Megyn Price, Oliver Hudson
America's Most Wanted is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 2013's Canceled Shows
Ranker Video
Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis, Carrie-Anne Moss
Happy Endings is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 2013's Canceled Shows
Eliza Coupe, Elisha Cuthbert, Zachary Knighton
Ranker Video
Michael Cudlitz, Shawn Hatosy, Regina King
Ranker Video
Matthew Perry, Laura Benanti, Julie White
Ranker Video
Whitney Cummings, Chris D'Elia, Rhea Seehorn
Ranker Video
Chi McBride, Bonnie Somerville, Kevin Alejandro
Smash is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 2013's Canceled Shows
Debra Messing, Jack Davenport, Katharine McPhee
Ranker Video
Shenae Grimes-Beech, Tristan Wilds, AnnaLynne McCord
Ranker Video
Joanna García, Bobby Lee, Kym Whitley
The New Normal is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 2013's Canceled Shows
Justin Bartha, Andrew Rannells, Georgia King
Ranker Video
Dakota Johnson, Nat Faxon, Lucy Punch
Ranker Video
Anthony Anderson, Jesse Bradford, Zach Cregger
The Job is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 2013's Canceled Shows
Denis Leary, Lenny Clarke, Diane Farr
Partners is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 2013's Canceled Shows
Kelsey Grammer, Martin Lawrence, Rory O'Malley
666 Park Avenue is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 2013's Canceled Shows
Rachael Taylor, Dave Annable, Robert Buckley
Rock Center with Brian William... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 2013's Canceled Shows
Touch is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 2013's Canceled Shows
Kiefer Sutherland, David Mazouz, Gugu Mbatha-Raw
Last Resort is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 2013's Canceled Shows
Andre Braugher, Scott Speedman, Daisy Betts
Ranker Video
Steven Pasquale, Alana De La Garza, Michael Esper