Clement, McKenzie end series after two seasons
“Flight of the Conchords” will not be airborne for a third season.
HBO’s quirky comedy about Kiwi musicians Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement will not return after 22 episodes. Skein, about the duo’s move to Gotham in hopes of becoming big stars, began in June 2007 and found a small but dedicated aud.
On their website, the pair said: “We’re very proud of the two seasons we made, and we like the way the show ended. … While the characters Bret and Jemaine will no longer be around, the real Bret and Jemaine will continue to exist.”
“Conchords” was nominated for an Emmy for comedy series over the summer. Clement and director James Bobin were also nommed.
HBO is set to launch the fourth season of “Big Love” Jan. 10 and WWII miniseries “The Pacific” in March.