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  
A U.S. Marshall becomes the sheriff of a remote cozy little Northwestern town of Eureka where the best minds in the US have secretly been tucked away to build futuristic inventions for the government which often go disastrously wrong. (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 whose interest lies in cases involving doomsday cults and killers obsessed with the end of the millennium. (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