ABC has cancelled The Chew after seven seasons. The network has opted not to renew the daytime lifestyle series for Season 8.
The cancellation of The Chew makes room for more Good Morning America, which has been extended to a third hour.
Ben Sherwood, co-chairman, Disney Media Networks, and president, Disney/ABC Television, said of the decision:
“Over the past six years Good Morning America has solidified its place as America’s No. 1 morning show. We believe there is great opportunity for viewers and advertisers in expanding to a third hour.”
“While this is the right decision for our business, it is also bittersweet. For seven years ‘The Chew’ has delighted audiences by delivering innovative food segments in an entertaining atmosphere. We applaud and thank Gordon Elliott, Aimee Householder, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and the entire cast and crew for their great work and amazing run. And we wish them the very best.”
Remaining episodes of The Chew‘s seventh and now final season will continue to air through September 2018. Good Morning America‘s third hour will then kick in at 1pm ET each day.