Series Status - continuing vs ended - clarification

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hannahbanana
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Series Status - continuing vs ended - clarification

Postby hannahbanana » Sun May 20, 2018 11:16 am

Hi there

Quick clarification request - major US networks have just announced which shows are being renewed / cancelled, and I have noticed a number of series' status being changed to "ended" when there are still episodes left to air. My understanding would be that this doesn't happen until shows actually cease airing? I've also seen it apply to shows that have no verdict yet (https://www.thetvdb.com/series/champions and https://www.thetvdb.com/series/ghosted - which I have updated to continuing).

One that has been changed to "Ended" but still have episodes to come:
https://www.thetvdb.com/series/deception-2017

Also wondering about series which haven't been officially cancelled, but are potentially a couple of years or more from a new season (X-Files, The Fall, Wet Hot American Summer etc) - definitely not cancelled, but no official word on continuation. I understand why they may be entered as "Ended" but just want to know what's the offical policy? Official announcement + last episode has aired?

hannahbanana
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Re: Series Status - continuing vs ended - clarification

Postby hannahbanana » Sun May 20, 2018 11:24 am

Oh and also - where can I find the actual policies these days? I am tired but can't seem to find it anywhere, used to be a wiki link on the main homepage IIRC? ta.

Maretoh
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Re: Series Status - continuing vs ended - clarification

Postby Maretoh » Sun May 20, 2018 12:20 pm

Yeah the Ensed status should be put up once the show actually ends.

You can found some ground rules here:
viewtopic.php?f=7&t=4076
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