The end has come for “2 Broke Girls” at CBS. The network canceled the show late Friday.
The comedy starring Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs in the title roles ran for six seasons on CBS, starting off as a hit and declining (as nearly all shows do) over the course of its run. Still, its ratings this season — a same-day 1.3 in adults 18-49 and 5.62 million viewers — were on par with those of several other comedies the network renewed, including “Man with a Plan,” “Life in Pieces” and “Superior Donuts.”
“2 Broke Girls” producer Warner Bros. also has a hefty syndication deal already in place for the show, so it seemed as though the studio might find a way to squeeze another season out of it. CBS, however, picked up four new comedies for next season to go with the six veterans it renewed. That may have crowded “2 Broke Girls” out.
The network has yet to make a call on comedies “The Great Indoors” and “The Odd Couple,” though neither is expected to return. Dramas “Code Black,” “Training Day,” “Ransom” and “Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders” are also still in limbo and are probably long shots as well.
“2 Broke Girls” joins these shows that have been canceled in 2016-17.