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It looks like The Walking Dead will soon be at rest — and unlike the zombies, it’s not coming back.

If you have ever started watching a TV show and fallen in love, only to have it yanked away from you, at least take comfort in knowing that you’re not alone.

Some shows beloved by fans and critics alike leave us all the time — even despite online petitions or social media rally cries trying to save them. They say all good things must come to an end, but it’s a total bummer when our most cherished television characters move on without us.

Whether due to COVID-19 complications, declining ratings or creators simply deciding to bring their shows to a natural conclusion, there are plenty of popular shows getting axed this year.

Using the list compiled by TV Show Finale, along with reviews on Rotten Tomatoes, and reporting done by Variety, Deadline, and other entertainment magazines, here are some of the shows that are leaving the airwaves and some of the reasons why they’re ending.

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