LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 12 (UPI) — The May 16 Season 8 finale of the Nathan Fillion-led “Castle” will also be the detective dramedy’s series finale.
The Hollywood Reporter said Thursday that ABC canceled the show, following the recent announcement that co-stars Stana Katic and Tamala Jones would not return for a ninth edition of the series.
Variety reported the network also gave the ax to “Nashville.”
The music-themed soap starring Connie Britton, Hayden Panettiere, Clare Bowen, Chris Carmack, Will Chase, Charles Esten, Jonathan Jackson, Sam Palladio, Aubrey Peeples, Lennon Stella and Maisy Stella will wrap its four-season run May 25.
Deadline was quick to reveal the demise of ABC’s freshman, workplace, puppet comedy “The Muppets” and sophomore period drama “Agent Carter,” as well as CBS’ 2-year-old procedural CSI: Cyber, the final series in the 16-year-old CSI franchise “Cyber” starred Patricia Arquette and Ted Danson.