Girls5eva and 4 other shows in danger of cancellation

GIRLS5EVA. (L to R) Sara Bareilles as Dawn, Busy Philipps as Summer, Paula Pell as Gloria, John Lutz as Percy and Renée Elise Goldsberry as Wickie in Episode 302 of GIRLS5EVA. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2023
GIRLS5EVA. (L to R) Sara Bareilles as Dawn, Busy Philipps as Summer, Paula Pell as Gloria, John Lutz as Percy and Renée Elise Goldsberry as Wickie in Episode 302 of GIRLS5EVA. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2023 /

Say it ain't so! Girls5eva is in danger of being canceled...again! Recent reports of low ratings have us worried about our girls, but it's not the only show that may be canceled. Brace yourselves, TV fans!

No TV viewer enjoys learning that their favorite sitcom or drama series faces the chopping block, but that's just the reality of entertainment. As much as we may love a show, whether it will return with an all-new season or get canceled is not up to fans. When low ratings are an issue, we've seen some real miracles such as a series moving from one network to another, or from a network to a streaming platform, in efforts to save it. Talk about cheating death! More often than not, however, networks simply give low-rating shows the boot after an unsuccessful season (or two, if we're lucky).

Curious about which shows are on the bubble and hanging by a thread? We're here to help! From Girls5eva to The Great North, here are five shows we need to be worried about.

Girls5eva on Netflix

First on our list is, of course, Girls5eva on Netflix. The musical comedy moved from Peacock to Netflix, hoping to catch the eyes of a larger audience. Unfortunately, that doesn't seem to be the case. If Girls5eva gets canceled by Netflix, I don't see it surviving. Netflix is known to have the power to turn its acquired shows into hits. Exhibit A and B: You and Lucifer. Simply put, if Netflix can't do it, nobody can! Season 3 dropped on March 14, and it has not done as well as fans hoped it would, TV Line reports.

That, unfortunately, seems to be the case for , the sharp and sassy music-industry comedy that moved from Peacock to Netflix for its third season this month. The show — staring Sara Bareilles, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Busy Philipps and Paula Pell as the members of a forgotten Y2K-era girl group attempting a middle-age comeback — was never properly appreciated during its two Peacock seasons, and it felt like a lifeline when it got picked up by Netflix for Season 3, since the streaming giant routinely turns its acquired shows into monster hits.

The Great North on FOX

The Great North season 4 is still airing new episodes on Sunday nights on FOX. At the time of this writing, only seven episodes have aired. Season 4, episode 8, "Bear of Beeftown Adventure," will air on Sunday, April 7. But even though there are still episodes to come, based on this report from TV Series Finale, it's not looking good! Audience numbers are significantly down from last season 3.

Now, what The Great North has on its side is the fact that it already has three seasons under its belt. FOX is also known for their animated comedies, but is this going to be sufficient? There are plenty of episodes still left this season, so The Great North does still have a chance to increase its ratings. If you're a fan, start telling everyone you know to watch!

Extended Family on NBC

Now, who doesn't love a good sitcom? I know I do! Unfortunately, they just don't make them like they used to! I really tried to get into NBC's Extended Family, but I just wasn't feeling it. Don't get me wrong, it's a fun time, but just not my cup of tea. And, apparently, most audiences seem to agree as ratings are not on its side.

Extended Family kicked off with promising ratings, but as episodes continued, numbers declined. The season 1 finale aired on NBC on March 26. At the time of this writing, NBC has not renewed or canceled the sitcom -- and it could go either way! On one hand, it's too early for the show to be renewed. Then again, NBC does not seem to be in a rush to order another season. As soon as we have more details, we will update this post.

Quantum Leap on NBC

Quantum Leap aired its season 2 finale on Feb. 20, and it has been crickets since then. Now, to be fair, it has not been too long since the second season wrapped, but fans have been searching for updates ever since. This isn't necessarily bad news. It often takes a couple of months (or more) for a network to renew a series. But it's also not strange for a network to order a new season right after the finale (sometimes even before a season finale). Simply put, when it comes to renewals, the sooner, the better, or fans begin to panic.

As soon as we learn more, we will update the post. Unfortunately, numbers are not on Quantum Leap's side. Season 2 kicked off with 2.90 million viewers, a number that is already on the lower side. Unfortunately, ratings continued to decline and the season 2 finale, episode 13 titled "Against Time," closed the season with 1.36 million.

Law & Order: Organized Crime on NBC

There are still new episodes of Law & Order: Organized ahead, and the ratings have remained steady -- all aired episodes have reached reached over three million viewers. Yet, NBC has not renewed or canceled the Law & Order spinoff. The franchise is wildly popular and one of NBC's biggest hit series, so it's strange for NBC to be so quiet about the future of Law & Order: Organized Crime.

In a recent report from TV Line, an NBC rep told the source that a new season of Law & Order: Organized Crime is "still in discussion" for the 2024-2025. I don't know about you, but that doesn't seem very promising.