‘Lucifer': Inside the Twice-Canceled Show’s Hell of a Ride to a Heavenly End

#SaveLucifer was the devil’s saving grace quite a few times

It’s not uncommon for a TV show to be resurrected in this day and age, whether because of fan outcry or impressive delayed-viewing stats or a streaming service looking to give an under-the-radar but critically acclaimed title a second chance. But the case of “Lucifer,” the show about Tom Ellis as the Devil come to Earth that just refused to move into the afterlife, is a special one that deserves some glorious reflection as it approaches the Friday launch of its true, for real, absolutely final season at Netflix.

After all, the devil managing to escape cancellation hell twice and find salvation on a platform that boosted its audience is an actual miracle in this TV landscape.

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Jennifer Maas

Jennifer Maas

TV Reporter • jennifer.maas@thewrap.com • Twitter: @jmaasaronson