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Starz’s Boss, starring Kelsey Grammer, has been cancelled.
After only two seasons, the show hasn’t picked up for another. Although it didn’t have the best ratings, it did land Grammer a Golden Globe for his role as Chicago Mayor Tom Kane. The show also received a nomination for Best Drama; both accolades were the first for the pay cable network.
“After much deliberation, we have made the difficult decision to not proceed with [a third season of] 'Boss,'" the network said in a statement, The Huffington Post reports. "We remain proud of this award-winning show, its exceptional cast and writers, and are grateful to Kelsey Grammer, [creator] Farhad Safinia and our partners at Lionsgate TV."
Fans of the show may not need to worry about getting closure, however, as Deadline is reporting that the show could get a 2-hour movie that would wrap up the storyline.
Lionsgate TV and Starz are in discussions to bring the story to a close with the special event.
At the premiere of the show in October 2011, Boss got 659,000 viewers. But the Season 2 premiere saw a 52 percent decrease, as it debuted to 317,000 viewers this past August. However, the total amount for the weekend did average to 937,000 viewers.