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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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steve December 19, 2013 at 6:30 pm

Not a smart move to cancel a great show like this its a shame please come out with at least one more season to have some more closure or do what prison break did make a two hour episode to end it wish more shows whould do that

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garretp December 15, 2013 at 2:49 am

WHY. one word. TNT you have shot yourself on the foot. Please bring this show back.

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Tami McMinn December 14, 2013 at 3:04 am

You are crazy to cancel this show. Very family-friendly. No crazy sex and over the top violence. In fact, the only harm that I see comes from a knock out. Nothing more than we saw from the A-team back in the day. Love the show!!!

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Hollie December 1, 2013 at 2:54 am

this totally sucks I love leverage I have seen every single episode and I am very disappointed in this news.

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Rick November 17, 2013 at 1:25 am

One of, if not the best show. Huge mistake canceling Leverage. Bad call TNT.

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Nancy Bryson September 30, 2013 at 8:58 pm

YES I TOTALLY THINK IT SUCKS THAT WE WILL NOT BE GIVING YOU ANOTHER SEASON, I PERSONALLY THINK IT WAS ONE OF THE BEST SHOWS ON TV. THAT BULLSHIT. TNT SUCKSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS

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Cliff September 28, 2013 at 11:37 pm

Another 5 seasons please. If not, then at least give us a couple of spinoffs. Perhaps the Leverage team can “mentor” some new teams in other cities???

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Mitzi September 21, 2013 at 7:58 pm

Really….one of the best family shows on tv and that includes the picky demo, teens…is there an on-line petition. Please advise where. Thanks

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Carol September 21, 2013 at 7:23 pm

This was one of my favorite shows, I am sorry to find it will not be returning. I had a feeling when I saw the Christmas show that that was it, I am sorry my feelings were right. It took me quite a bit of hunting to find this out, now I wish it were not true!

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Linda September 13, 2013 at 3:13 pm

Such a great show! Decent for kids to watch, too. I WANT IT BACK!!!!!

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ed September 1, 2013 at 8:18 pm

IT ‘S A GREAT SERIES YOU SHOULD GIVE IT ANOTHER SEASON OR TWO

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Sharon pope July 31, 2013 at 9:12 pm

My husband and I both like this show. Bring it back

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?? July 27, 2013 at 10:33 am

Best programme on rediculas to cancel I want it back!!!!

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Rich hns July 22, 2013 at 10:42 pm

Are you out of your mine canceling Leverage. You have a great show wake up.

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gayle July 22, 2013 at 2:55 pm

BRING IT BACK PLEASE!!

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