According to Deadline, Single Ladies is set to end its run after three seasons. Single Ladies‘ third season is currently airing, with the upcoming March 24 season finale serving as series finale.
“We’ve been proud to deliver three
seasons of the drama, romance and style that engaged viewers in each
episode of Single Ladies,” VH1 said in a statement to Deadline.
“Although we’ve decided not to move forward with another season, we
hope to work again with the talented cast, creatives and producers as
well as our partners at Flavor Unit Entertainment in the near future. We
also thank the show’s fans for their support since the premiere in
2011.” Comedic drama series Single Ladies started off as a movie before becoming VH1′s first hour long scripted series. Its success opened the door to Hit The Floor, which became a breakout hit in its launch last summer, and drama Hindsight, which was just picked up to series. There were bumps on the road. Shortly after VH1 renewed Single Ladies for a third season in August 2012, creator/executive producer Stacy A. Littlejohn exited the project. Season 3 didn’t launch until this January, a year and a half after it was ordered. Still, Single Ladies
is leaving on a high note. Its third season opener drew 2.6 million
viewers. For the premiere airing and its same night encore combined, Single Ladies
grew each seasons:, posting 2.9 for the season premiere, 3.2 million
for the Season 2 opener and 3.5 million for Season 3.
Sidebar: The show had such strong numbers. Maybe BET or OWN can pick them up. Hate to see another black show end.