By Chuck Barney | [email protected] | Bay Area News GroupPUBLISHED: January 16, 2019 at 2:01 pm | UPDATED: January 17, 2019 at 10:16 am As the great American orator, Neil Sedaka, once opined, “breaking up is hard to do.” But that’s the dilemma facing many TV viewers in 2019 as an extraordinary number of shows prepare to deliver their final episodes. We’ll have to bid farewell to some of our favorite characters and story lines and, somehow, find a way to — sob — move on. In order to help you start out on the road to closure, we’ve compiled a list of shows that will depart this year. Grab the tissues and take a gander: — “The Affair” (Showtime): Montauk will never be the same. All the emotionally wrenching drama will cease after a fifth season coming later this year. The show will make a substantial time jump and introduce Anna Paquin (“True Blood”) as the daughter of Alison (Ruth Wilson) and Cole (Joshua … [Read more...] about The farewell shows: Which TV series are ending this year?