“Crashing” Canceled After Three Seasons

Pete Holmes and Madeline Wise in "Crashing"

The series that had pulled back the curtain on the world of stand-up comedians is coming to an end. 

Multiple outlets report that HBO has pulled the plug on its comedy series, Crashing. The series, which is currently in its third season, will air its final episode this week.

The announcement was made by series director Judd Apatow during a recent appearance on Conan.

“Well, it’s not really canceled,” Apatow told host Conan O’Brien. “We’re just going to stop making it.”

“What stopped you from making more?” O’Brien asked.

“They told us we should never make any more,” Apatow replied and added, “We were very happy that we got to tell the story that we wanted to tell, and we do have an ending.”

Pete Holmes created Crashing. He also starred as a fictionalized version of himself, bring to the screen stories of his own experienced as a comedian. The series follows Holmes as he decides to pursue a career in stand up comedy after his wife cheats on him and divorces him.

Apatow and Holmes executive produced the series alongside Judah Miller, Igor Srubshchik and Oren Brimer.

Watch the clip of the sort of announcement below.

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