Upfronts: Castle and Nashville Cancelled at ABC
By Daniel Redford on May 12, 2016
Other recent Renewals and Cancellations on ABC:
- ABC Recap: Why were Castle and Nashville cancelled? (May 22nd)
- ABC renews Last Man Standing and Dr. Ken (May 13th)
In the wake of several moves that have troubled the water around these shows, ABC has decided to cancel bothand .
After leading lady Stana Katic and longtime co-star Tamala Jones were cut from, and a new contract was signed with star Nathan Fillion, expectations were that the series would be renewed for one more (short?) final season. It didn’t get that far though, as ABC has pulled the plug on the show. Its current season finale and de facto series finale (with some prepared alternate-ending scenes swapped in) will air this Monday, May 16th at 10/9c.
Similarly, a lot has happened tothis season, including the medical leave of co-star Hayden Panettiere, and a change in showrunners for a potential fifth season. A fifth season was not in the cards for , though, and its season 4 finale that will air on Wednesday, May 25th at 10/9c will now serve as the show’s series finale.