TV News Update - Melissa and Joey Cancelled

It is being reported that ABC Family’s Melissa & Joey which was the network’s first successful sitcom, will end its run after four seasons.

Melissa & Joey will be wrapping production on its final season this week,” ABCF said in a statement. “The comedy will conclude its storyline at the end of the fourth season, to air later this summer.”

The ABC Family decision was made under ABC Family’s new Executive Vice President of Programming and Development Karey Burke, who has strong background in comedy.

In a statement, she stressed Melissa & Joey’s accomplishments: “We are proud of the milestones Melissa & Joey has achieved, being the network’s first sitcom to reach 100 episodes and the network’s first comedy to win a People’s Choice Award,” she said. “Now that the kids are grown and Mel and Joe have married and are looking towards starting a family, it seemed like a natural time to bring the series to a close. We are grateful to (stars) Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence and the whole cast and crew who worked so hard on this successful show.”

Catch it while you can, Melissa & Joey airs Wednesday night at 8 PM on ABC Family.

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