USA Network’s “Monk” will solve his last case next year, as the award-winning series will end at the close of its eighth, 16-episode season, the network announced today.
The final season is scheduled to begin airing in the summer of 2009.
The show hit series ratings highs in February with its largest audience of adults in the 18- to 49-year-old demographic (2.98 million) and total viewers with 7.55 million.
“Monk” star Tony Shalhoub has been nominated for the Emmys’ lead actor in a comedy series for six consecutive years, winning in 2003, 2005 and 2006.
USA Sets Final Season for "Monk"