‘The Exes’ Axed by TV Land: Is This The Death of Multi-Camera Sitcoms?

By Nilankur Dutta | 1 year ago
‘The Exes’ Axed by TV Land: Is This The Death of Multi-Camera Sitcoms?

Bad news for fans of comedy series “The Exes.” Producers of the hit sitcom, TV Land has confirmed the cancelling of the series after the fourth season. Read on to find out more.

“The Exes” will no longer air after season finale on Sept. 16. A recent tweet by star Kristen Johnson confirmed that the last 6 episodes will be the final in the shows history, adding “Even great ratings cant #savegoodtv.” In another tweet Johnson also mentioned that the six final episodes are the best in series history, adding that all the crew involved had been aware of the show’s probable cancellation.


The situational comedy series follows the exploits of Kristen Johnson’s character, the divorce attorney ‘Holly’ as she shares an apartment with three divorced men.  the plots usually show Holly playing  matchmaker for her divorced friends and tries to meet the right guy. The series also features Donald Faison, Wayne Knight, David Alan Basche and Kelly Stables. The series has been nominated for two emmy awards, even while suffering bad ratings on Rotten Tomatoes. According to the site’s consensus on the first season of the show, “Though the cast is full of seasoned professionals and some of the content is humorous, ‘The Exes’ feels churned out of a sitcom regeneration machine, introducing no new elements to the formula.”

Recently, TV Land also gave the axe to it’s one other multi-camera sitcom, “The Soul Man,” starring Cedric the Entertainer.  After that, “The Exes” was the last domino to drop as TV Land completes its transformation, moving on the edgy single-camera comedies, Deadline is reporting.

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