Showtime cancels Frankie Shaw’s SMILF after 2 seasons.
The comedy was doing well with ratings but hit a road bump when allegation’s of misconduct came out against creator/showrunner/star Shaw and an investigation was conducted by the producer ABC Studios/Signature.
The end result was a cancellation:
“After weighing a variety of factors, Showtime has decided that SMILF will not move forward for a third season. The remainder of the second season will continue to air as scheduled on Showtime through its series finale on March 31. We remain extremely proud of the two seasons of SMILF, and thank Frankie Shaw for her singular voice and unique creation, as well as the dozens of writers, producers, actors, directors and crew members both in Los Angeles and on location in Boston, who contributed to this exceptional series.”
Shaw had the following reaction to the news: