The sixth and final season of Mike & Molly premieres on January 6th.
Gardell, who plays Chicago police officer Mike Biggs, on the long-running CBS sitcom had this to say on Twitter:
Mike and Molly returns Jan 6, it will be our last episodes. There are 13 of them. Thank you everyone who supported us. 🙏🙏❤️❤️
— Billy Gardell (@BillyGardell) December 4, 2015
Meanwhile, McCarthy, who plays Biggs’ wife Molly Flynn, wrote on Twitter that she was “shocked and heartbroken” about the comedy’s cancellation:
— Melissa McCarthy (@melissamccarthy) December 14, 2015
Ratings for the sitcom have dropped in the past few seasons. Though, the series still maintained an average of 8.44 million viewers for season five. The upcoming sixth season will be shortened, with only 13 episodes instead of a full 22.
What do you think? Are you a fan of Mike & Molly? Are you sad to see it cancelled?