Cancelled to Early

A list of TV Shows that were cancelled way too early and not given a chance.
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1.
Firefly (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  
Five hundred years in the future, a renegade crew aboard a small spacecraft tries to survive as they travel the unknown parts of the galaxy and evade warring factions as well as authority agents out to get them. (44 mins.)
“ A unique space western that has a HUGE cult following. Ratings were better then some shows that are on the air now. ” - black-lung_SOB
 
2.
Twin Peaks (1990 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
An idiosyncratic FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks. (47 mins.)
“ Another show with a HUGE cult following. A perfect example why studios shouldn't interfere. Cancelled because of a stupid studio decision. Who reveals the killer 10 episodes into a second season? ” - black-lung_SOB
 
3.
Eureka (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The best minds in the US are tucked away in a remote town where they build futuristic inventions for the government's benefit. (60 mins.)
“ Although given a proper finale, this show could have gone a few more years but SYFY seemed to be cleaning house with a lot of shows. ” - black-lung_SOB
 
4.
The Lone Gunmen (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Spin-off of The X-Files featuring the trio of computer-hacking conspiracy geeks popularly known as The Lone Gunmen... (45 mins.)
“ Fox had a problem with Chris Carter at the time, which caused the cancellation without giving it a chance eventhough the ratings were good. ” - black-lung_SOB
 
5.
The Young Riders (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The adventures of the riders of the Pony Express. (60 mins.)
“ At a time where any western genre tv show never lasted, this one lasted three great years and could have gone a lot longer. ” - black-lung_SOB
 
6.
Millennium (1996 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A former FBI profiler with the ability to look inside the mind of a killer begins working for the mysterious Millennium Group. (45 mins.)
“ Fox vs Chris Carter, Fox wins! ” - black-lung_SOB
 
7.
Deadwood (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
A show set in the late 1800s, revolving around the characters of Deadwood, South Dakota; a town of deep corruption and crime. (55 mins.)
“ HBO produced some great shows but only realize the budget is too high once the show is at its peak therefore cancels the show. ” - black-lung_SOB
 
8.
Carnivàle (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
During the Great Depression, an Oklahoma farm boy and a charismatic minister learn that they are key players in a proxy war being fought between Heaven and Hell. (55 mins.)
“ HBO + Budget= Cancellation. ” - black-lung_SOB
 
9.
Fastlane (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Two undercover cops take down the highest and lowest criminals in Los Angeles. (60 mins.)
Director: David Barrett
“ With a budget of 2.5 million dollars an episode, it was bound to get cancelled but a great show and somewhat of a Miami Vice reboot. ” - black-lung_SOB
 
10.
Threshold (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A team of experts are assembled after the U.S. Navy discovers an extra-terrestrial object briefly appeared near a ship in the Atlantic Ocean. (60 mins.)
“ Prime example of a show not given a chance at all. Great sci-fi show, dark, creepy and entertaining. ” - black-lung_SOB
 
11.
Lie to Me (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
About Cal Lightman, the world's leading deception expert who studies facial expressions and involuntary body language to expose the truth behind the lies. (43 mins.)
“ Fox and there bad judgements!!!! ” - black-lung_SOB
 
12.
The Good Guys (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Jack is a by-the-book detective whose habit of undermining himself has resulted in a dead-end position with the Police Dept. His partner Dan, a drunken, lecherous veteran hangs onto his job only because of one heroic act years ago. (60 mins.)
“ A great police comedy show given 22 episodes but not a renewal. Stupid!!!! ” - black-lung_SOB
 
13.
V (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
An extraterrestrial race arrives on Earth with seemingly good intentions, only to slowly reveal their true machinations the more ingrained into society they become. (42 mins.)
“ I just don't know why this one didn't keep going. Budget, ratings, time slots, etc... ” - black-lung_SOB
 
14.
The Dead Zone (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Johnny Smith has been leading an idyllic small-town life. Employed as a science teacher, Johnny takes... (60 mins.)
“ If another smart studio would have picked it up, it would have gotten a proper ending. Great, unique adaptation to Stephen Kings story. ” - black-lung_SOB
 
15.
Life (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A former police officer returns to the force after having been wrongly imprisoned for years. (45 mins.)
“ Great acting, story telling and all around show. What happened?! ” - black-lung_SOB