Fans of the USA Network’s unique science-fiction series, The 4400, have been waiting patiently to hear about the show’s return ever since the season four finale aired in September. Unfortunately, it doesn’t look like the series is coming back.
USA has yet to make an official announcement about the cancellation but The 4400’s creator and executive producer Scott Peters says that the show is indeed over. In a post on the show’s messageboard, Peters said, “It’s with great sadness that I pass along to you the information I’ve just received — The 4400 has been cancelled. We’ve had a great time bringing you this story and submersing you in the lives of all these incredible characters.”
Peters went on to say, “I just spoke to Joel [Gretsch] and we had a great talk about what we all accomplished and how much we’ll miss our family that is our crew and our cast… and our fans. But at least we got to go out with a bang! I had an awesome time directing the last episode. I think I got to make almost every single cast member cry (on camera). How much fun was that?!”
“So let me raise my metaphorical glass to you all and thank you for being so loyal and so dedicated. I wish we could go on forever, but the party has come to an end. Be well and on behalf of all of us at The 4400 — thank you, it’s been a pleasure.”
Actress Jacqueline McKenzie, who plays Diana Skouris, posted to fans on her MySpace page saying, “I know I speak for all the cast: We really appreciate the support and dedication of our fans! Thank you!”
Hopefully USA will produce a TV movie to wrap up the series’ loose threads. We’ll keep you posted so stay tuned!
UPDATE: USA’s Executive VP of Original Programming, Jeff Wachtel, has confirmed the cancellation.
Started watching on NetFlix absolutely loved the show only to find out you ******** canceled after season 4. What a disappointment!!
Just started watching this great series on Netflix to find out the show was cancelled. We are seeing to many series being cancelled without the story lines being wrapped up. I am going to watch less of these programs and stick to movies.
One of the best shows to be made for many years what a let down for the customer again shame on you.
Please give us all an end to this exciting sci-fi that we have been watching and waiting for.
I agree with Carol, Netflix should pull this series from its playlist. I feel cheated and like my time was wasted because I was engulfed in this network series and left with no ending ……….ugh! So disappointing, I may cancel Netflix for this….
I think if the show doesn’t have an ending then Netflix shouldn’t play it. Just wasted my time on 4 seasons with no ending. Don’t understand why there is no season 5; it was a great show.
You are so right. I’ve had Netflix for years but never really enjoyed it until my husband got us a “Amazon Fire stick”. Now I’m getting engrossed into some great or promising series only to find many hours in (I’m retired/disabled) and have a bunch of time on my hands, only to find that they are either pulled or cancelled. The 4400 is a really good show that I could be watching on live tv as I type this now. I wish they would bring it back. There was a bottomless pit of episode topics that could be written and… Read more »
Fed up of watching series on Netflix that are not complete! I thought seeing as there were 4 seasons of the 4400 it was established!
If you don’t have complete program series on your tv service, which weal pay for, the don’t put them on there in the first place!!
Waste of time and money!
I just watched a 4 season on Netflix. Great show too bad they never finished it!!! They should bring it back and finish it.
I just heard of it few weeks ago. This show was awesome. Great story. And endless possibilities. Better than lots other TV shows that’s on.
I have no idea of why will they cancelled such a great show?!!!