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Leverage: Cancelled by TNT, No Season Six

leverage last episodeTNT has officially cancelled Leverage after five seasons on the air. The action series will conclude its run on Tuesday, Christmas Day. Thankfully, the show about modern Robin Hoods will have a suitable ending.

Executive producer Dean Devlin recently wrote an open letter to fans. He penned, “As of the writing of this letter, we still do not know if there will be a season six of our show… Because of this uncertainty, John Rogers and I decided to end this season with the episode we had planned to make to end the series, way back when we shot the pilot. So, the episode that will air on Christmas is, in fact, the series finale we had always envisioned.”

Here’s TNT’s official statement about the cancellation:

TNT’S “LEVERAGE” COMING TO AN END

TNT’s Leverage has thrilled audiences with its delightfully intricate plots, its “stand up for the little guy” attitude and its terrific performances from stars Timothy Hutton, Gina Bellman, Christian Kane, Beth Riesgraf and Aldis Hodge. But after five wonderful years, it’s time to say goodbye. Leverage will come to a close on Christmas, Tuesday, Dec. 25, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT), with a series finale that stands as one of the show’s best episodes.

We are honored to have worked with executive producer Dean Devlin, Electric Entertainment, creators John Rogers and Chris Downey, and all the cast and production crew on Leverage. We look forward to exploring new opportunities to work with them again in the future. We also want to thank the passionately devoted fans of Leverage, who have been the driving force behind its success.

What do you think? Are you sorry to hear that Leverage won’t be back for a sixth season or do you think this is a good time to end the series?

 

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Yulma Rodriguez February 25, 2014 at 5:23 pm

nooooo, i love that show i was really looking forward to season 6. i feel so sad now. this show was fantastic. :( .

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Winter February 21, 2014 at 11:26 am

The best shows on TV are going away…Monk- gone, The Closer- gone, Bones- gone, Leverage – gone, and now I learn Psych – gone. I own every season of these TV shows…but it’s really disappointing since there is such a non existence of quality programs out there! At least with the shows final show, it was done right. So many others leave you hanging and disenchanted with the shows inability to close a beloved program with dignity and not feeling as if all the years of faithful viewing was rewarded with a well-defined “goodbye”. I sure am going to miss this show!

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