<p>At least &quot;One Big Happy&quot; gave us this</p>

At least "One Big Happy" gave us this

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NBC cancels 'About a Boy,' 'Marry Me' and 'One Big Happy'

'Undateable' is NBC's last hope to bring back a comedy from this season

And then there was only one.

On Friday (May 8), NBC officially cancelled "About a Boy," "Marry Me" and "One Big Happy," leaving "Undateable" as the network's only hope to avoid going into the 2015-2016 season without a single returning comedy.

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<p>The Season 3 cast of &quot;The Following&quot;</p>

The Season 3 cast of "The Following"

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FOX reportedly cancels 'The Following,' 'Backstrom'

The network and studio aren't officially confirming the show's demise, but...

FOX has reportedly pulled the plug on "The Following" after three seasons and "Backstrom" after one season.

The two-hour "Following" season finale on May 18 will now be a series finale after 45 episodes.

Unlike the other cancellations I've reported the past few days, both FOX and WBTV declined confirmation on "The Following," though that was more of an official formality than anything.

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<p>Matt Ryan of &quot;Constantine&quot;</p>

Matt Ryan of "Constantine"

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NBC cancels 'Constantine,' 'State of Affairs'

'Constantine' showrunner is still encouraging optimism

NBC has formally cancelled "Constantine" after a low-rated 13-episode first season.

But if fans of the DC Comics series are looking for hope, showrunner Daniel Cerone is willing to offer it:

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<p>&quot;Limitless&quot;</p>

"Limitless"

'Rush Hour,' 'Limitless,' 'Criminal Minds' spinoff join CBS' slate

Comedies 'Angel from Hell' and 'Life in Pieces' make the cut

After taking Thursday off to allow reporters to bask in the excitement of the "Supergirl" pickup and to report on other networks, CBS has jumped back into the pre-upfronts fray with sextet of new series pickups including some very familiar titles.

Of CBS' four newly ordered drama pilots, three are based on established formats, with original property "Code Black" joining "Limitless," "Rush Hour" and "Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders."

On the comedy front, CBS ordered "Angel From Hell" and "Life in Pieces" to series.

Let's get some details...

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<p>&quot;The Frankenstein Code&quot;</p>

"The Frankenstein Code"

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FOX's 'Frankenstein' gets a series order and a new title

Rob Kazinsky stars as a resurrected cop

FOX's pilot formerly known as "Frankenstein" is now known as "The Frankenstein Code" and it also now has a place in FOX's 2015-2016.

"The Frankenstein Code," which comes from "Life" creator Rand Ravich, became FOX's second drama series pickup of the spring on Friday (May 8), joining "Rosewood," which was picked up on Thursday.

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<p>&quot;Bones&quot;</p>

"Bones"

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FOX renews 'Bones' for Season 11

Jonathan Collier and Michael Peterson will take over as showrunners

Often buried in seemingly random and unpredictable corners of FOX's schedule, "Bones" continues to be exhumed every spring.

FOX announced on Friday (May 8) that "Bones" has officially been renewed for an 11th season.

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<p>&quot;Uncle Buck&quot;</p>

"Uncle Buck"

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ABC picks up 'Uncle Buck' and ABC is still calling it 'Uncle Buck'

Time to change this title is dwindling

And we're back to pre-upfronts craziness!

ABC announced on Friday (May 8) morning that it has given a series order to the comedy "Uncle Buck."

And they're still calling it "Uncle Buck."

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<p>&quot;The Big Bang Theory&quot; season finale</p>

"The Big Bang Theory" season finale

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TV Ratings: 'Big Bang Theory' finale, 'Scandal' lead Thursday

'Bones,' 'Blacklist' rise, 'The Odd Couple' dips

Fast National ratings for Thursday, May 7, 2015.

The latest series finale for "The Big Bang Theory" was down steeply from last year, but still ranked as Thursday's top show in all measures, leading CBS to overall victory. CBS could, however, only tie for the lead in the key demo as "Scandal" ruled its hour and gave ABC a share of the nightly crown.

After getting two weeks of inflation out of its latest death, ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" has settled back in around its series averages.

Meanwhile, a two-hour block of "Bones" recovered a bit from last week's dip below The Mulaney Line, while "Blacklist" was also up from last week.

Let's get to the numbers...

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<p>&quot;Forever&quot;</p>

"Forever"

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ABC cancels 'Cristela,' 'Forever' and 'Resurrection'

'The Taste' is also done, if you happen to care

There was plenty of great news for fans of ABC dramas and comedies on Thursday (May 7) night as the network picked up new seasons for 10 dramas and six comedies. And ABC also ordered six new dramas and three new comedies.

But whenever there's good news, there's got to be bad news, something about The Law of Conservation of Mass, TV Style. So if the number of primetime hours isn't changing, even if networks are going to try to keep more and more original programming, that still means the axe must fall somewhere.

In this case, there was bad news for "Forever," "Cristela" and "Resurrection. [Yes, two of those titles have become ironic, or at least fodder for lazy headline writers.] The network previously confirmed that "Revenge" was also being canceled. There was also bad news for "The Taste," but somehow I suspect there will be less garment rending over that one.

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<p>&quot;Marvel&#39;s Agent Carter&quot;</p>

"Marvel's Agent Carter"

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'Agent Carter,' 'American Crime,' 'Galavant' lead surprising ABC renewals

'Scandal,' 'Modern Family,' 'Grey's Anatomy' lead unsurprising renewals

After laying back all spring and not formally renewing anything at all, ABC burst open the dams on Thursday (May 7) evening with 10 drama renewals, six comedy renewals.

Many of the ABC renewals were total no-brainers. After all, ABC hadn't given formal pick-ups to things like "Modern Family" and "Scandal." 

But ABC also through a wrench into the prognostication game with an assortment of variably shocking and merely surprisingly pick-ups including "Marvel's Agent Carter," "American Crime" and "Galavant."

Let's take things by genre.

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