Entertainment NewsCBS Cancels 'Mike & Molly' After Six Seasons

CBS Cancels ‘Mike & Molly’ After Six Seasons

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CBS has cancelled ‘Mike & Molly’.

It looks like Mike & Molly are calling it quits, at least according to the show’s co-stars.

In a Facebook Post, Rondi Reed, who plays Peggy on the show, announced that CBS is canceling “Mike & Molly,” which co-stars Billy Gardell and Melissa McCarthy.

“Before you hear it elsewhere (and some already have) this is the Final and 6th Season of ‘MIKE & MOLLY’ on CBS,” wrote Reed.

“It is also a shortened season (13 episodes) after the announced full renewal of 22 episodes back in March by the network. We are done taping as of January 27th 2016 and I am not sure exactly when/if the episodes will all be aired. The network has it’s reasons, and I will not get into a debate, discussion, or campaign to get them to change their minds. Other venues were explored by WB and Bonanza Productions (Chuck Lorre) after CBS announced their intentions, but did not turn up a future for our show. It is a fact and we have known for a few weeks. I remain extremely grateful to have been a part of this and to have worked with a fabulous bunch of folks over the years. I have learned a lot about many things, including the Business we call Show. Also grateful for all the fans and for the personal support I have received over the (almost) 6 seasons. Stewart Talent has guided me every step of the way on this journey and for that I am also forever grateful.”

Gardell, who plays the lead character on the show, also told fans on Twitter that the show would be ending soon.

“Mike & Molly returns Jan 6, it will be our last episodes. There are 13 of them. Thank you everyone who supported us,” he tweeted on December 3.

“Mike & Molly” started their first season five years ago and it has since helped launch the career of Melissa McCarthy who’s next movie Ghostbusters is expected to hit theaters in 2016.

 

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