Sure, there were a lot of Celebrities who died in 2016, but there were also plenty of Television series that came to an end, whether by cancellation or the much more desirable route of the creators being left to decide when it’s time to call it quits and bring their story to a conclusion, and here’s a list of them. Not all shows can be as fortunate as the immortal "Big Bang Theory."

A sad year for fanboys

Agent Carter,” Marvel’s attempt at bringing their insane cinematic universe to soapy network TV, was cancelled this year. The poor show didn’t do anything wrong, wasn’t doing anybody any harm, but it was only attracting superhero fanboys and the ratings were dropping, and frankly, it had to go.

What may not have helped its second and final season was a switch from the cool Cold War espionage stuff of last year that everybody loved to the glitzy Hollywood stuff this year that didn’t go down so well and lost the show viewers, of which it didn’t have all that many to begin with.

Also gone from the airwaves is the Duplass brothers’ schmaltzy HBO TV comedy-drama “Togetherness” after its second season. Luckily the season finale served as a fine series finale, as while it left things open and ambiguous enough in the event of a third season renewal, it wrapped up the characters’ stories in a neat bow.

And a sad year for cybercrime fans

Ill-advised “CSI” spin-off “CSI: Cyber” has also been given the axe by TV network CBS.

The show, starring outspoken Oscar winner Patricia Arquette, received very poor reviews throughout its run to the tune of a paltry 35% Rotten Tomatoes score. The cancellation made it the second “CSI” spin-off to be canned after two seasons.

Most of the series’ final seasons were planned

Showtime, whose Don Cheadle-starring "House of Lies" ended in 2016 with Season 5, surprised audiences this year when it announced after the third season of its public domain-raiding horror series “Penny Dreadful” that the show was over and wouldn’t be coming back.

Creator John Logan explained that the main narrative of his TV series had come to an end, so he would not be continuing with it.

In fact, a lot of the shows to end this year were supposed to end at this time and not be cancelled, like “Castle” starring Nathan Fillion from “Firefly,” “The Good Wife,” which broke new ground when it premiered in terms of women on TV, Jonathan Nolan’s semi-sci-fi series “Person of Interest,” which he traded in for his full-on sci-fi series “Westworld,” Disney’s “Gravity Falls,” which ran for the exact number of episodes that was originally pitched, and “Royal Pains.”

It’s sad to see so many TV shows say farewell, but 2016 saw plenty of fantastic new arrivals to ease the pain, like Donald Glover’s “Atlanta,” HBO’s “Divorce” with Sarah Jessica Parker, and “Stranger Things” on Netflix.