CBS has cancelled Person of Interest. The Jim Caviezel-starring crime drama will be no more after season 5.
Variety confirmed the news of the cancellation, which comes the same day that CBS announced season 5 would begin on May 3 (U.S. date).
“We’re extremely excited to be able share this final season with the fans,” IGN quotes exec producers Jonathan Nolan and Greg Plageman as saying.
“We’re eternally grateful to our amazing cast and crew, as well as our partners at the studio and network. Most of all, we want to thank the show’s fans — the best fans in the world. This subversive little paranoia-inducing cyberpunk-thriller is for you and would not have been possible without your support. As life has come to imitate ‘Person of Interest,’ it’s been our great privilege to work on show for the past five seasons. We can’t wait for you to experience this thrilling and final chapter.”
Person of Interest‘s return to television in early May will mark close to year that the series has not been on air. Season 4 wrapped on CBS on May 5, 2015.
The fifth and final season will see CBS play out two episodes a week, on Mondays and Tuesdays, until the series finale airs in the U.S. on Tuesday, June 21.