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My Boys: TBS Sitcom Cancelled, No Season Five

My Boys canceledNo season five for PJ and the guys. As expected, TBS has cancelled My Boys after four seasons on the air.

My Boys revolves around Chicago sports writer PJ Franklin (Jordana Spiro) and her close group of male friends. Castmembers include Jamie Kaler, Jim Gaffigan, Kellee Stewart, Kyle Howard, Michael Bunin, and Reid Scott.

It’s been suspected for awhile that TBS wasn’t going to bring the show back for a fifth season but the cable channel wouldn’t confirm it. Speculation was that TBS execs feared that, by admitting the show was ending without a true series finale, not as many viewers would tune in. As it is, an average of only 784,000 people tuned in to see the last two installments.

That decision ultimately cost Spiro and Howard jobs on new NBC shows, Love Bites and Perfect Couples. They were under contract to TBS and NBC wasn’t willing to risk having to recast and reshoot if the cable channel brought My Boys back. Jim Gaffigan left after last season to focus on his stand-up.

What do you think? Are you satisfied with the way My Boys ended? How would you wrap up the series?

 

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Joe May 10, 2012 at 11:10 am

I would have ended it by all of them going to a Cubs game, and the crappy stadium collapses on them cause it’s such a piece of crap. The end.

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Ashley May 9, 2012 at 7:57 pm

I’m so sad they ended after only 4 seasons! This is one of my favorite TV shows, and is way better than a lot of other crap most channels play. Such a cute and light hearted comedy, love Jordano Spiro, and the fact that I can totally relate to her and the whole concept (Chicago Cubs, Chicago, cute tomboy with a group of guy friends, etc.) They need to bring this back for at least one more season, if not more.

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Mark March 30, 2012 at 10:19 pm

Good show, alot better then the crap they are putting out with house of payne and meet the browns.

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MJ March 20, 2012 at 2:51 pm

I love My Boys it was awesome and funny, I want them to bring it back for more then one more season, but if not more then one at least the one.

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Ozzie February 26, 2012 at 11:30 pm

Bring it back i just watched all the episodes and it should have had a better finale then that

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kk February 10, 2012 at 3:40 pm

Loved the show! Wish it had a real finalle…I think PJ and Brendan should be together in the end.

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carmela January 15, 2012 at 11:31 am

bring the show back atleast have a real season finalle

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VERONICA January 9, 2012 at 8:49 pm

I DON’T THINK IT’S FAIR THAT THEY CANCELED THE SHOW I LOVED THIS SHOW AN IDENTIFIED MYSELF WITH PJ THERE’S NOT TO MANY SHOWS LIKE THIS ONE. THER’S ALWAYS SHOWS THAT ARE REALITY TV SHOWS OR TEEN SHOW NOT VERY OFTEN YOU GET A SHOW LIKE THIS ONE WHERE IT TALKED ABOUT SPORTS BUT ALSO ABOUT LIFE I’M REALLY GOING TO MISS IT. :(

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Mike January 1, 2012 at 10:19 am

Just finished watching all of them on Netflix. Wish it would have ended better. I hate when they do that.

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ana December 11, 2011 at 2:22 pm

Really a pitty, such great show should either continue or at least have a real finalle

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chanelhuwana November 21, 2011 at 10:52 pm

I agree with all these comments- especially Judi. They took place of “Friends” for me. I’ve watched all 4 Seasons at least 10 times already since I keep it in the background. It’s like comfort food for the soul…. they keep me company. Bring them back or pitch a movie to end the whole thing. I love this show. Now I gotta’ look for another show that I can get attached to and hope they don’t cancel that one as well.

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hhhmmmddd November 8, 2011 at 9:58 am

i loved this show i think it should have ended with bobbi and pj getting married.

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Chantel November 5, 2011 at 11:02 pm

I hate how they ended ‘My Boys’. It is a great series it deserves to be ended in a real matter. Why leave loose ends like that? Bring back one last season to wrap it up. Dont end things like this left up in the air.

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Judi November 3, 2011 at 7:55 pm

totally unfair… the show was FUNNY and had great chemistry
it was on track for a ‘friends’ like show

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Tiffany October 29, 2011 at 1:39 pm

I loved this show. So funny. I don’t see why you couldn’t do just one last season to cap it off its not like the last couple seasons were long anyway. Please bring it back.

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