The cat cafe is closing its doors.
Fox has canceled its comedy Call me Katstarring The big bang theory alum Mayim Bialik, after three seasons. The news comes a day after the show’s season finale (now series) aired on the network.
Call me Kat plays Bialik as a woman who quits her job as a college professor to open a cat cafe. The series is based on the BBC comedy Miranda, starring and created by Miranda Hart. The show was a co-production between Warner Bros. TV, BBC Studios America and Fox Entertainment along with That’s Wonderful Productions – led by Bialik’s big bang co-star Jim Parsons — and Bialik’s Sad Clown Productions.
The comedy joins in The inhabitant And 911 upon leaving the network after this season, though the latter is moving to ABC for its seventh season. Both dramas are from Disney’s 20th Television, so 911 will be its own production on its new network. (Fox insists on spinoff 911: Lone Staralso starting on the 20th, renewing that show for a fifth season.)
Fox recently pushed to own more of its programming, and though it had a partial interest in it Catboth 911 And The inhabitant are wholly owned by Disney (although they started under the Fox umbrella, before the sale of 21st Century Fox assets to the Mouse House in 2019).
On air ratings for Call me Kat decreased (as is the case for much of network TV) this season. The show averaged 2.23 million viewers and a 0.37 rating in the key advertising demographic of adults 18–49 in Nielsen’s seven-day ratings; those numbers are down 24 percent and 38 percent from the 2021-22 season. Streaming data for the show is, as usual, under lock and key.
Along with Bialik, the show’s cast includes Swoosie Kurtz, Kyla Pratt, Julian Gant, and Cheyenne Jackson. Leslie Jordan was a regular until his death in October 2022, midway through season three production; the series wrote off his character by having him marry his boyfriend (John Griffin) and move to Tahiti.
Jim Patterson and Maria Ferrari served as showrunners for season three and executive produced with Bialik, Parsons and Todd Spiewak for That’s Wonderful, Angie Stephenson for BBC Studios and Hart.
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