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Canceled NYC TV shows: 'She's Gotta Have It,' 'Jessica Jones,' 'OITNB,' more

Some of your favorite TV shows have gotten the ax.

Major networks have announced which newcomers -- “For the People,” “The Good Cop" -- and veterans -- “She's Gotta Have It,” "Orange is the New Black" -- are facing their final seasons or won't be returning at all.

Below, a look at shows with NYC ties that have recently been canceled.

'She's Gotta Have It'

Spike Lee's Netflix series remake of his 1986
Photo Credit: Netflix/David Lee

Spike Lee's Netflix series remake of his 1986 film "She's Gotta Have It" was canceled by the streaming service on July 17, 2019. The Brooklyn-set series starring DeWanda Wise in the role of artist Nola Darling aired two seasons, but won't return for a third. "While this is our last season, we're very proud that it will be on our streaming service for years to come and excited to be working with Spike on his upcoming Netflix film 'Da 5 Bloods.' " Ted Sarandos, Netflix's chief content officer said in a statement to Variety. Spike Lee is reportedly looking to find the series a home with another outlet.

'Madam Secretary'

"Madam Secretary" will end after its upcoming sixth
Photo Credit: CBS/Sarah Shatz

"Madam Secretary" will end after its upcoming sixth season, CBS announced on May 15, 2019. Though the political drama starring Téa Leoni featured plenty of Washington, D.C. drama,  Elizabeth McCord's office was actually built on a Broadway Stages soundstage in Brooklyn. The final season will be 10 episodes, the network said. 

'For the People'

The Shondaland legal drama was canceled after airing
Photo Credit: ABC/Eric McCandless

The Shondaland legal drama was canceled after airing two seasons on ABC. Set in Manhattan's "Mother Court," the series only shot select scenes on-location and primarily filmed in California. The show, starring Hope Davis, Britt Robertson and Jasmin Savoy Brown, followed the typical Shondaland formula: A group of young professionals were bound together by their career placements. ABC announced on May 9, 2019, that "For the People" would not be getting a third season.


The Judd Apatow and Pete Holmes-created
Photo Credit: HBO / Craig Blankenhorn

The Judd Apatow and Pete Holmes-created "Crashing," a semi-fictional look at Holmes' life, wrapped up its third and final season on March 11, 2019. The end came without much notice: Apatow hinted at the cancellation during an appearance on "Conan," and HBO confirmed the news only two days before the episode aired. A cryptic Apatow said the series wasn't exactly canceled, but that "they [the network] told us we should never make any more" episodes. He hinted that they may work on a "Crashing" film in the future. The series frequently used the city's storied comedy clubs as its backdrop. It resurrected the shuttered Boston Comedy Club and Rififi on a sound studio in Greenpoint, and filmed inside the Comedy Cellar, Upright Citizens Brigade, among other spots. 

'Jessica Jones'

Krysten Ritter's Jessica Jones has officially hung up
Photo Credit: Netflix/David Giesbrecht

Krysten Ritter's Jessica Jones has officially hung up her leather jacket. Netflix, on Feb. 18, 2019, announced the Manhattan-set Marvel series' third season would be its last. The final run hit the streaming service on June 14, 2019.

'Orange Is the New Black'

Season 7 of
Photo Credit: Netflix

Season 7 of "Orange is the New Black" will seal the fates of the ladies of Litchfield. After its shaky sixth season backed the Netflix series into a corner, the network has decided to put its prison drama to rest in 2019. Uzo Aduba (Suzanne "Crazy Eyes") promises fans will "not be disappointed" by the wrap-up. "[W]e're going to give you everything and more that you could have ever wanted," she said in an Instagram video announcing the news. "OITNB" used New York City as its backdrop, filing inside Staten Island's shuttered Arthur Kill Correctional Facility in its seventh season.


New York City-set
Photo Credit: Fox / Jeff Neumann

New York City-set "Gotham," which entered into its fifth and final season on Jan. 3, 2019, wrapped up in April with a two-part finale.

'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend'

Photo Credit: The CW / Eddy Chen

"Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" hit end of its road after its fourth season, the network confirmed back in April 2018. But the series -- which sees New York City lawyer Rebecca Bunch (Rachel Bloom) move to West Covina -- was never expected to last longer than four seasons. "It was shopped as a four-season show. Every season has been planned out," Donna Lynne Champlin, who plays Rebecca's BFF Paula Proctor, explained.

'The Good Cop'

Josh Groban and Tony Danza made an unusual,
Photo Credit: Netflix

Josh Groban and Tony Danza made an unusual, amusing team in Netflix's NYPD comedy, "The Good Cop." Danza appeared as the singer alongside a four-time Grammy nominee and Groban as the fighter alongside a former boxer. As a father-son duo, their banter coated the script with a lightness not found in other current city-set cop series. But, it wasn't enough to catch a second season. Netflix announced it would not renew "The Good Cop" on Nov. 13, 2018.


AMC's #MeToo revenge fantasy
Photo Credit: AMC/Patrick Harbron

AMC's #MeToo revenge fantasy "Dietland" (based on the novel by Sarai Walker) just didn't make the cut. It was canceled after its first season, the network announced on Sept. 20, 2018. Set in the elite New York City magazine industry, it followed editor Kitty Montgomery (Julianna Margulies) and her ghost writer Plum Kettle (Joy Nash). The series, very "Devil Wears Prada" meets "Barry" meets "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend," tried to find its footing following the fallout of disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. "'Dietland' garnered critical acclaim and passionate fans but unfortunately we will not be able to continue with a second season," the network said in a statement to Deadline.


The New York City terrorism drama,
Photo Credit: ABC / Eric Liebowitz

The New York City terrorism drama, "Quantico," that made Priyanka Chopra a breakout star came to a close with its third season finale. It got the boot midseason and was moved from the network's Thursday slot to Friday nights at 8 p.m. What started as a fictional look into the FBI's Quantico base in Virginia in 2015 began to unravel into its second and third seasons with lead Alex Parrish (Chopra) jumping ship to the CIA and her fellow recruits Ryan Booth (Jake McLaughlin), Shelby Wyatt (Johanna Braddy) and Nimah Anwar (Yasmine Al Massri) taking on secret missions.


Photo Credit: CBS / Cliff Lipson

"Royal Pains" actor Mark Feuerstein faced yet another sitcom cancellation. The actor's CBS comedy, "9JKL," based on his own life in Manhattan only aired one season before getting axed on May 12. "9JKL" found humor in Feuerstein's location -- living next door to his family in an Upper East Side apartment -- but the real draw came from the actors who portrayed his parents, Linda Lavin and Elliott Gould.

'The Chew'

The Manhattan-filmed daytime food/talk show
Photo Credit: ABC / Jeff Neira

The Manhattan-filmed daytime food/talk show "The Chew" was canceled by ABC on May 23 after seven seasons. The show slot, hosted by Clinton Kelly, Carla Hall and Michael Symon (seen above with former co-hosts Daphne Oz and Mario Batali) was replaced by "Good Morning America."

‘Me, Myself & I’

The CBS cancellation of
Photo Credit: CBS / Neil Jacobs

The CBS cancellation of "Me, Myself & I" didn't come as a surprise. "Saturday Night Live" alum and New Yorker Bobby Moynihan starred as a down-on-his-luck character whose life we're clued into at age 14, 40 and 65. Its "This Is Us" time jumping format didn't seem to work out. It was pulled from the schedule after only six episodes last fall and was officially canceled on May 12, 2018.

‘Great News’

A worthy
Photo Credit: NBC / Eric Liebowitz

A worthy "30 Rock" successor, this Tina Fey and Robert Carlock series was filmed in Los Angeles, Calif., but was supposed to be set in a Manhattan TV news studio. "Great News" received some not-so-great news on May 11 when it was dropped by NBC after two seasons. The second season, starring Andrea Martin, Briga Heelan, pictured, and Nicole Richie, wrapped up in January.


NBC's high school musical drama
Photo Credit: NBC / Peter Kramer

NBC's high school musical drama "Rise," was set in Pennsylvania, but used Brooklyn, White Plains and other New York locations as its filming backdrop. It was compared to the likes of "Glee" and "Friday Night Lights," but couldn't measure up. The series, which starred Brooklyn actress Rosie Perez in a leading role, was canceled after its first season on May 11.

‘Wisdom of the Crowd’

Photo Credit: CBS/Diyah Pera

"Wisdom of the Crowd" was pulled in November after Manhattan-born "Entourage" actor Jeremy Piven was accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women that allegedly took place between 1985 and 1996. The CBS series did not order a second season and officially announced its cancellation on May 11, 2018.

‘Living Biblically’

The CBS sitcom was based on the novel
Photo Credit: CBS / Sonja Flemming

The CBS sitcom was based on the novel "The Year of Living Biblically" by New York author A.J. Jacobs and featured Jay R. Ferguson in the leading role as a newspaper movie critic who adapts his life to the teachings of the Bible. It was canceled on May 11, 2018 after one season.


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