Timeless‘ time is officially up. The NBC time-travel drama has been canceled for a second time, but the studio hopes to produce a two-hour finale movie to properly say goodbye.
“This is a sad day for the writers, actors, crew, and especially the viewers of Timeless,” the show’s creator, Shawn Ryan, tweeted on Friday. “We are all extremely proud of what we made and know that it was more than just a show for so many of our fans. It became a passion and a cause for many of them.”
Viewer dedication to the show can’t be understated — after the show was canceled the first time in 2017, fans rallied to save it, and NBC decided to bring it back for a second season after all. “We heard from the fans and didn’t want to be on the wrong side of history,” NBC said at the time.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the studio and network are in talks for a two-hour movie to give closure to last month’s finale cliffhanger. Ryan said on Twitter that if NBC is serious about making it happen, the show is fully on board. “We don’t want the journeys of Lucy, Wyatt, Rufus, and the others to end yet. #ClockBlockers.”
“We’re proud of the impact #NBCTimeless had on so many people — the students who embraced history as a result of our show, the people who were inspired by our stories of inclusion and acceptance,” Ryan continued. “We saw your tweets and were inspired by you.”
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