‘Scream Queens’ Has Been Canceled, So Watch These New Shows This Fall Instead


It's official: After two seasons on the air, "Scream Queens" is going silent.

Ryan Murphy's campy horror comedy is the latest in a string of network shows to get the ax this week, but the up-side is there will be a ton of new shows to check out this fall.

Fox CEO Gary Newman revealed the network has no plans to bring "Scream Queens" back for a third season, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

'Scream Queens' was an anthological series. It feels as if it was a compete story. We have no plans at this point to go back there and tell more stories so we won't be seeing 'Scream Queens' this season.

Despite a buzzy cast and devoted fan base, the fresh murder mystery comedy series had been dwindling in ratings for some time now. It concluded its second season, which transplanted the narcissistic Chanels from their sorority to a hospital, last year.

But really, what's losing one anthology series among his dozen for Ryan Murphy?

The showrunner is currently prepping his politically-charged seventh season of "American Horror Story," a fashionable second season of "American Crime Story" and getting royal for a second season of "Feud," all on FX. Plus, Fox just ordered a new police procedural from Murphy called "911."


And the "Scream Queens" stars are moving on to even more promising roles.

Billie Lourd has been cast in the new season of "American Horror Story," Abigail Breslin is helming ABC's "Dirty Dancing" reboot and Lea Michele is moving to the new ABC sitcom "The Mayor."

Still, this will be pretty devastating news to fans of "Scream Queens." So what should they check out now?

Well, Ryan Murphy's new series "911" and Lea Michele's "The Mayor" might be good places to start. And Fox will give fans a new silly, spooky series with "Ghosted," in which Adam Scott and Craig Robinson will play a pair of paranormal experts.

And of course, the two seasons of "Scream Queens" are still streaming on Hulu if you want to pay your respects.

Citations: 'Scream Queens' Canceled at Fox After Two Seasons (Hollywood Reporter)