The series and its star, Viola Davis, are leaving behind history: In 2015, Davis became the first African American to win an Emmy for best lead actress in a drama series. In a statement Thursday announcing the show’s end, ABC Entertainment President Karey Burke praised Davis for her unforgettable portrayal of a female antihero.
Well, fork a dork: The Good Place’s upcoming fourth season will be its last. The NBC series creator Michael Schur made the announcement Friday night at an Emmy buzz-generating panel discussion in support of the show in Los Angeles.
The Red Line, which had been billed as a limited series, had a sluggish rollout and continued to draw soft ratings throughout its entire eight-episode season.