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Animal Kingdom Cancelled or Season 7 Renewal? TNT TV Show Status, Premiere Date

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Animal Kingdom cancelled or renewed?

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The prospect of cancellation is a very real fear for most, if not all, TV shows. The axe will surely fall eventually, but WHEN? With our team of network sources and insiders, we have the very latest news on whether Animal Kingdom is cancelled or renewed? Our handy cancel/renew tracker will keep you up to speed on the status of "TNT TV show Animal Kingdom!

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About Animal Kingdom TV Show

Animal Kingdom is a highly popular crime, drama, thriller TV series that airs on the TNT cable channel. It has a huge fan base and viewers avidly waited for each episode, sadly its loyal fans were not enough to keep the show going and TNT announced that the sixth season would be the last.

Why was there no Season 7 of Animal Kingdom?

Why did TNT cancel this thrilling TV series? Read on to learn more about Animal Kingdom and the cancellation of the show.

The TV show, Animal Kingdom, premiered on the TNT cable channel on June 14, 2016, the first season consisted of 10 episodes, each with a running time of between 45 – 55 minutes. The TV show, Animal Kingdom, ran for 5 more seasons, seasons 2 – 6 each consisted of 13 episodes that ran for 45 – 55 minutes. The final episode will be aired on August 28, 2022, with the finale becoming its 75th episode.  

TNT’s cable TV show, Animal Kingdom, was developed by Jonathan Lisco and is an Americanized adaptation of the critically acclaimed 2010 Australian indie crime thriller movie of the same name that was directed by David Michôd, who is an Executive Producer of the series. Liz Watts, Eliza Clark, Andrew Stearn, John Wells, Etan Frankel and Christopher Chulack are also Executive Producers of Animal Kingdom. Jonathan Lisco and John Wells are also the same team that produced ER, Shamless, Southland and The West Wing.

What is the show, Animal Kingdom, About?

The TV series of Animal Kingdom is set in Oceanside, Southern California, and it follows the toxic lives of the Cody family. Three generations of this criminal family live their lives full of indulgence and excess, fuelled by drug use, robbery and violence, all set in beautiful, surfing beach scenery.

The show revolves around Joshua Cody, otherwise known as “J”, who moves to Oceanside at the age of 17 after his mother dies of a heroin overdose. He soon discovers that his estranged grandmother, Janine Cody, known as “Smurf”, is the matriarch of the Cody family’s criminal empire and he is soon drawn into their life of crime.

Who stars in the show, Animal Kingdom?

The TV show, Animal Kingdom, has many main characters that appear in most episodes, it also has several reoccurring characters.

  • Ellen Barkin stars as Janine “Smurf” Cody
  • Scott Speedman plays Barry “Baz” Blackwell
  • Shawn Hatosy is Andrew “Pope” Cody
  • Ben Robson appears as Craig Cody
  • Jake Weary plays Deran Cody
  • Finn Cole stars as Joshua “J” Cody
  • Daniella Alonso appears as Catherine Belen
  • Carolina Guerra is Lucy
  • Sohvi Rodriguez plays Mia Benitez
  • Jon Beavers is Jake Dunmore

The TV show, Animal Kingdom, has been the “must watch” show for its many, many fans and they were dismayed to hear that it was to be canceled. TNT has not explained the reason behind the cancelation, but ratings were dropping and that is usually a factor. It could also be that TNT appears to be shifting towards more unscripted programs. Many fans are hoping for spin-offs from the series but as the series is only just coming to its explosive end, it will be a while before we hear anything about that. In the meantime, watch this space for updates.

Animal Kingdom Season 7 Cancelled or Renewal Status :

Renewal Status: Animal Kingdom Cancelled by TNT! — No Season 7. Are your other favorite TV shows cancelled too? See more cancellations.

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Animal Kingdom Season 7 Comments

Ginny says

Are you kidding me how could they do that oh everyone I know it’s going to be so disappointed What can I watch??? I love this show it is one of the best. Please reconsider

Antoinette Golden says

That sucks! This show is awesome!

noooo says

my life is over

Tammy copeland says

You have to be kidding me cancle everything good to watch and keep s**t like love island ex husband this is so sad might as well give TV up

Diane Flanagan says

I really hope they continue their series. It ended unresolved. At least Ray Donavan did a 2 hour movie to wrap up the loose ends. Very disappointing if 7th season canceled. Bad business to your loyal viewers.

Denese says

I live Animal Kingdom. Please bring it back.

Peyton says

how could you possibly let it end like that, no. season 7 is more than needed.

Bob says

So pissed. Hopefully Netflix will pick it up. As of now I am boycotting TNT. Will not watch anything on that network

Bob says

OUTRAGEOUS!! EVery fan should petition Amazon or Netflix to pick it up.

Marni says

Please bring it back!!!!!!!!! Pleasaase. Craig and Pope can be saved miraculously what am I going to watch!!!!!! Please reconsider.

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