The end is in sight for the CW Nancy Drew. The network confirmed on Wednesday that the fourth season, which is currently in production, will be the series’ last. Season 4 is expected to air mid-season. A premiere date and time will be announced later.
The decision to end Nancy Drew is not unexpected. According to sources, talk of the drama concluding its run after its upcoming fourth season started months ago. The decision was made ahead of the recent exit of CW President and CEO Mark Pedowitz when Nexstar’s acquisition of the network was completed, and the Season 4 finale was framed as a series finale. satisfactory.
The official news was just delivered to the cast in Vancouver this afternoon. According to our information, cast members, including star Kennedy McMann, have already been rumored for new jobs on the show. Production on Season 4 is expected to wrap up soon.
While the decision to end Nancy Drew had been in the works for some time, it fits into the push from new CW owners for cheaper programming. Scripted series become more expensive each season they air and, as The Flash, Riverdale and Nancy Drew are all revved up this season, the flagship of the network all american remains the only scripted CW series over three years old.
Nancy DrewEnd date announcement follows spin-off’s quick cancellation Tom Swift last summer.
In a joint statement, Nancy Drew Showrunners Noga Landau and Melinda Hsu Taylor said, “We are so honored and proud to have brought Nancy Drew’s iconic determination, individuality and resilience to life in a years-long collaboration with incredible creative talents ahead of us. the camera, behind the scenes and among our partner studios and networks. Our hearts are full of gratitude knowing that we are able to close this chapter with intentionality, inclusiveness and kindness – and of course with plenty of detective twists, supernatural scares and star-crossed romance along the way. We are especially indebted to our wonderful community of fans, whose connection to our themes and stories has meant the world to us. Season 4 will be a worthy and resonant reward for their continued love and support.
McMann, who portrays Nancy Drew, added, “It has been the greatest pleasure to begin my career as a small part of Nancy Drew’s never-ending legacy. What a privilege to walk in her shoes for as long as I could, to be inspired by her and to grow with her. I wish our amazing fans could feel the heart and passion of our team that has always been there on and off screen, day in and day out since the very beginning. You are just as much a part of this incredible show as we are. Thank you, thank you, thank you for every ounce of passion and kindness you have shared with me and with each other.
Nancy Drew follows the legendary teenage detective as she solves mysteries – both earthly and supernatural – in her haunted hometown of Horseshoe Bay, Maine. In addition to McMann, Scott Wolf, Leah Lewis, Maddison Jaizani, Tunji Kasim, Alex Saxon and Riley Smith are the stars.
Nancy Drew is a CBS Studios production in association with Fake Empire, with executive producers Landau (The magicians), Hsu Taylor (the gifted), Josh Schwartz (Gossip Girl, Dynasty), Stephanie Savage (Gossip Girl, Dynasty), Lis Rowinski (Dynasty), Alex Taub (Lethal Weapon, Revenge), Larry Teng (Walker: Independence, medium) and S. Lily Hui (Unreal, Mistresses).
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