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Death Watch: Final TV survival predictions of the season

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In less than three weeks, the broadcast nets will reveal their 2013-14 fall lineups to advertisers in New York City. Here’s our final take on which broadcast shows we think will go forward into next season — and which titles the networks will leave behind. (Each show is accompanied by its average rating for the season among adults 18-49 including seven days of DVR.)


Revolution (4.5): RENEWED

Animal Practice: Cancelled after four episodes

Chicago Fire (2.4): RENEWED

Community (1.6): If anything, it will earn a 13-episode pickup.

Deception (1.8): Cancelled

Do No Harm: Cancelled

Grimm (2.5): RENEWED

Law & Order: SVU (2.1): RENEWED

Hannibal (1.6): Still too early to call, though last week’s ratings dip wasn’t a great sign.

Off Their Rockers (1.7): We don’t expect Betty White to stop rocking anytime soon.

30 Rock (1.9): Final season

Go On (2.3): Cancelled

The New Normal (2.1): It’s very weak, but NBC can’t cancel its whole schedule. This one depends on the strength of NBC’s comedy pilots.

Guys with Kids (1.6): Cancelled

Parenthood (2.8): RENEWED

Parks & Recreation (2.0): RENEWED

Ready for Love: (1.5) Cancelled

Smash (1.4): The curtain is closing. That new Saturday slot wasn’t a reward.

Celebrity Apprentice (1.7). We’d stop it if we could. But Donald will return.

The Biggest Loser (2.8): Like HDLs, it’s still the good kind of fat to have around.

The Office (2.6): Final season

Rock Center With Brian Williams (1.0): Cancelled

The Voice (5.2, 4.7): RENEWED

Up All Night (1.7): Cancelled

Whitney (1.5): Cancelled

1600 Penn (1.5). Cancelled