Many shows are cut short while they are still airing a season.
Some shows have the benefit of knowing that they are getting one final season in advance, and it allows for the plots to be mapped out accordingly.
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We've rounded up 18 shows that are coming to a close for good during the 2019-20 TV season.
Which one will you miss the most?
Empire - Fox
This musically tinged drama series will wrap its run after six seasons in 2020.
Modern Family - ABC
Eleven seasons is a long and successful run. The show was supposed to end after the tenth season, but it remained a success story for ABC.
Criminal Minds - CBS
CBS has renewed the grisly procedural drama for a 10-episode 15th season.
Madam Secretary - CBS
This Tea Leoni-led political thriller will close with a truncated sixth season.
Blindspot - NBC
Despite being banished from the NBC schedule for May sweeps, the Peacock network has granted a fifth and final season to Blindspot.
Supernatural - The CW
The last holdover from the WB will close following Season 15.
Arrow - The CW
The show that kickstarted The CW's DC TV Universe is saying goodbye after a short eighth season.
Suits - USA Network
Suits is saying goodbye after nine seasons, but a spinoff, Pearson will continue the legacy of the show.
Vikings - History
Season 6 marks the end of the line for Vikings, but a sequel series is already in development.
Future Man - Hulu
The Josh Hutcherson-led sci-fi comedy series will conclude after three seasons.
Strike Back - Cinemax
Seven seasons is a long run, especially when you already ended once before.
Schitt's Creek - Pop
The hit comedy series will come to a close after season 6.
You Me Her - Audience Network
It's five and done for this popular comedy series.
Homeland - Showtime
The long-running drama has one final season to wrap up their story.
Power - Starz
Power Season 5 will be the last for the popular series featuring 50 Cent.
The Man in the High Castle - Amazon
This thrilling alternative history series will come to an end after The Man in the High Castle Season 4.
Fuller House - Netflix
The end is near for this fun family show as it's Fuller House Season 5 and done.
Preacher - AMC
Preacher Season 4 will be the last for the supernatural drama.