‘Looking’ Cancelled After Two Seasons — Will Wrap Up With HBO Special

HBO has cancelled sophomore series “Looking.”

The half-hour series that ended its second season on March 22 will wrap up with a final special to close out the various storylines.

“After two years of following Patrick and his tight-knit group of friends as they explored San Francisco in search of love and lasting relationships, HBO will present the final chapter of their journey as a special,” HBO said in a statement. “We look forward to sharing this adventure with the shows loyal fans.”

Looking,” which spanned 18 episodes, followed a group of gay friends living in San Francisco.

The dramedy, starring legit veteran Jonathan Groff, received critical praise and garnered a strong fan base over its two seasons, yet struggled to pull in a big audience.

Created by Michael Lannan, Frankie J. Alvarez, Murray Bartlett, Lauren Weedman, Russell Tovey, and Raul Castillo rounded out the cast.

More TV

  • Barry Glow Marvelous Mrs Maisel

    Emmy Nominees Are Fresh but Still Familiar

    HBO has cancelled sophomore series “Looking.” The half-hour series that ended its second season on March 22 will wrap up with a final special to close out the various storylines. “After two years of following Patrick and his tight-knit group of friends as they explored San Francisco in search of love and lasting relationships, HBO will […]

  • Killing Eve Sandra Oh

    Emmys: Acting Categories Show Diversity, if Not Parity

    HBO has cancelled sophomore series “Looking.” The half-hour series that ended its second season on March 22 will wrap up with a final special to close out the various storylines. “After two years of following Patrick and his tight-knit group of friends as they explored San Francisco in search of love and lasting relationships, HBO will […]

  • The Good Doctor

    ABC Expects Primetime Volume Gains in TV's Upfront Market

    HBO has cancelled sophomore series “Looking.” The half-hour series that ended its second season on March 22 will wrap up with a final special to close out the various storylines. “After two years of following Patrick and his tight-knit group of friends as they explored San Francisco in search of love and lasting relationships, HBO will […]

  • Enter The Dragon Bruce Lee

    How Bruce Lee's Star Rose in the U.S. After His Death

    HBO has cancelled sophomore series “Looking.” The half-hour series that ended its second season on March 22 will wrap up with a final special to close out the various storylines. “After two years of following Patrick and his tight-knit group of friends as they explored San Francisco in search of love and lasting relationships, HBO will […]

  • This is Us Westworld Handmaids Tale

    'This Is Us,' 'Westworld,' 'Handmaid's Tale' Emmy Strength Comes From Ensembles

    HBO has cancelled sophomore series “Looking.” The half-hour series that ended its second season on March 22 will wrap up with a final special to close out the various storylines. “After two years of following Patrick and his tight-knit group of friends as they explored San Francisco in search of love and lasting relationships, HBO will […]

  • SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- "Donald Glover"

    Can Broadcast Pave a Road Back to Emmy Glory?

    HBO has cancelled sophomore series “Looking.” The half-hour series that ended its second season on March 22 will wrap up with a final special to close out the various storylines. “After two years of following Patrick and his tight-knit group of friends as they explored San Francisco in search of love and lasting relationships, HBO will […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content