The Last O.G. is officially over.
TVLine has reported that the TBS comedy that starred Tracy Morgan and originally starred Tiffany Haddish alongside him, will not come back for a fifth season.
The outlet writes that according to their sources, the show’s creative team were told about TBS’s decision to cancel the show months ago.
The decision to let The Last O.G. go actually became months before TBS and TNT revealed that they were retiring from producing scripted originals amid the Warner Bros. Discovery news.
However, the move to cancel The Last O.G. does fall in line with the networks’ plans.
The series has been a favorite, landing in the running of top 10 cable comedies, despite TVLine reporting that the show’s fanbase slowly fading over the series’ four seasons. Season 4, for instance, had reduced over 30 percent from its viewership in Season 3.
Haddish also bowed out of the series in its fourth season.
TBS didn’t confirm her decision to leave as of Oct. 2020, but The Hollywood Reporter and Variety both wrote that Haddish wouldn’t come back to the series due to her busy, in-demand schedule. The fourth season also saw the addition of a new showrunner, Owen Smith, who took over for Keenan Ivory Wayans.
The Last O.G. was co-created and executive produced by Jordan Peele, and starred Morgan as an ex-con who finally gets out of jail after 15 years, only to find his former love (Haddish) remarried and his old Brooklyn neighborhood now part of New York’s gentrification trend. As a free man, he now works to find his place and his income in his vastly-changed environment.
Ryan Gaul, Taylor Christian Mosby and Dante Hoagland starred in all four seasons with Morgan. Haddish and Allen Maldonado left after season 3 and Cedric the Entertainer was a series regular in season 1. Anna Maria Horsford and Da’Vine Joy Randolph joined in the fourth and final season.