‘Constantine,’ ‘State of Affairs,’ ‘Marry Me,’ ‘About a Boy’ Get the Ax From NBC

Upfronts 2015: Network cleans house as it approaches its upfront presentation to advertisers

Sorry, “Constantine” fans.

NBC has canceled the drama after just one season, an individual familiar with the move told TheWrap on Friday.

The writing had been on the wall for the series, based on a DC Comics character, for some time. In November, news broke that the series would halt production after its initial 13-episode order wrapped. However, a second-season renewal was still being considered at that time.

Series executive producer Daniel Cerone tweeted on Friday that, while NBC has decided not to go forward with the series, Warner Bros. Television is “working hard” to find the show a new home.

“Stay active. Stream. Tweet,” Cerone wrote.

The ratings-challenged “Constantine,” airing Friday nights, drew a distressing 0.8 rating /3 share in the 18-49 demographic most important to advertisers.

The network has also jettisoned the freshman drama “State of Affairs,” which starred Katherine Heigl. That series, which starred “Grey’s Anatomy” veteran Heigl as CIA analyst Charleston Tucker, aired its final episode in February. That episode scored an anemic 1.0 rating/3 share in the advertiser-preferred 18-49 demographic, which was even with the previous episode.

NBC has also given the ax to the series “Marry Me,” which starred Casey Wilson and Ken Marino as a couple who “bonded over their mutual love of nachos” six years ago and have been inseparable ever since.

Likewise dropped: NBC’s adaptation of the Nick Hornby novel “About a Boy,” which also spawned a 2002  film starring Hugh Grant and Nicholas Hoult. That series, which starred David Walton, Minnie Driver and Benjamin Stockham, lasted two seasons.

In addition to giving “Constantine,” State of Affairs” and “Marry Me” the heave-ho, NBC, as it heads toward its upfront presentation to advertisers, ordered a number of pilots to series this week, including the comedy “Superstore,” starring “Ugly Betty” alum America Ferrera; and “People Are Talking,” a sitcom starring Mark-Paul Gosselaar.