In what has become a common trend in the entertainment industry, networks and streaming platforms are choosing to renew series for final seasons, rather than just canceling the series with no proper ending.
This new reality leads to almost 20 fan-favorite comedies and dramas leading into their final batch of episodes to wrap up storylines, and give fans one last epic goodbye before meeting their maker in a crowded TV landscape.
Scroll through to see the network, cable and streaming shows coming to an end next season:
Slide 1 of 1812 Monkeys (Syfy)
The fourth and final 11-episode season will roll out over four consecutive weeks, with three episodes airing Fridays from 8 to 11 p.m. ET until the two-hour series finale on Friday, July 6 at 9 p.m. ET.
12 Monkeys will debut its final season on June 15.
Slide 2 of 18Being Mary Jane (BET)
Not much is known about the TV movie that BET ordered to wrap up the Gabrielle Union-led drama.
The drama, which will wrap up the series for fans, is set to premiere sometime in fall or winter.
Slide 3 of 18Casual (Hulu)
For the comedy's fourth and final 8-episode season, the streaming service will be taking a page out of Netflix's book and releasing all episodes at once on July 31.
Slide 4 of 18Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (The CW)
Fans cannot be held responsible for their actions after the fourth and final season of this CW comedy comes to an end.
The 13-episode installment will premiere in fall 2018 and air Fridays at 9 p.m. ET. Leading lady and co-creator Rachel Bloom made the news public six weeks before the network made it official.
Slide 5 of 18Game of Thrones (HBO)
The six-episode final season to one of the most celebrated dramas in history, promises to be its deadliest one ever. The final chapter premieres in April 2019, but don't worry, HBO has already announced a prequel series is in the works.
Slide 6 of 18Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce (Bravo)
Production on the fifth and final season of Bravo's favorite dramedy was completed more than a year ago, with its stars already showing up on other series.
The six-episode final season will premiere Thursday, June 14.
Slide 7 of 18Gotham (Fox)
The reportedly 10-episode long final season of the Batman prequel series will focus on Bruce Wayne's transformation into the Caped Crusader.
The show will start airing its last chapter in midseason 2019.
Slide 8 of 18House of Cards (Netflix)
Netflix's first hit series was caught in the middle of controversy following star Kevin Spacey's sexual harassment allegations by a number of men.
The show's final season, which will not feature Spacey and see Robin Wright as the lead, will consist of eight episodes and premiere sometime in fall 2018.
Slide 9 of 18iZombie (The CW)
The fifth and final season of this beloved CW drama will consist of 13 episodes and premiere in midseason.
Will we finally find out what happened to Liv's mother and brother after zombies took over the city? We can't wait to tune in.
Slide 10 of 18Jane the Virgin (The CW)
Not much is known about the final season of the telenovela-inspired drama, but we know we'll have to wait longer than usual to see what happens next.
After a fan-favorite character was found mysteriously back from the dead, Jane will not return for its next, and final, chapter until midseason. The season is set to consist of reportedly 16 episodes.
Slide 11 of 18The Last Ship (TNT)
The drama's 10-episode final season does not have a premiere date yet, but production wrapped in summer 2017 for both the fourth and fifth seasons.
Slide 12 of 18Nashville (CMT)
Currently airing its last batch of episodes on Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET, Nashville will likely see the return of star Connie Britton, whose character died last season, for a final appearance before the series finale airs July 26.
Slide 13 of 18Shades of Blue (NBC)
Jennifer Lopez has a lot on her plate so her NBC drama series had to wrap up. The 10-episode final season will premiere June 17 and bring the story of Harley Santos to an end on a redemptive note.
Slide 14 of 18Shadowhunters (Freeform)
News of the cancellation of Freeform's supernatural drama shocked fans, as well as the cast and creative team for the series.
However, the minds behind the show say the final batch of episodes, which will premiere in Spring 2019, will offer a satisfying conclusion to the story.
Slide 15 of 18Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix)
The final six episodes of Netflix's critically-acclaimed comedy will arrive Jan. 25, 2019.
Producers for the series are also set to be negotiating a deal for a wrap-up movie to give the show a proper ending.
Slide 16 of 18Veep (HBO)
The HBO political comedy will come to after its next 10-episode season, which will surely give star Julia Louis-Dreyfus a record-breaking seventh Emmy for her masterful performance of Selina Meyer.
Slide 17 of 18Young and Hungry (Freeform)
Freeform's multi-camera sitcom will premiere its final episodes on June 20. The cable network is reportedly developing a two-hour movie to give the series a proper ending.