TBS Cancels ‘Sullivan & Son’ After Three Seasons

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Sullivan And SonSullivan & Son is closing its doors.

TBS has cancelled the Steve Byrne and Dan Lauria fronted sitcom after three seasons, TVWise has learned.

Sullivan & Son revolves around Steve Sullivan, a successful attorney from New York, who takes his girlfriend to his home town of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where his family owns and runs the local bar. Upon arriving in the town, Steve starts to reconnect with all of his old friends and the members of his family he hasn’t seen in years. It is then that Steve realises that what he really wants is to move back to Pittsburgh and take over the bar

Created by Steve Byrne & Rob Long, the Warner Horizon Television produced series starred Steve Byrne Dan Lauria, Jodi Long, Owen Benjamin, Vivian Bang, Brian Doyle Murray, Christine Ebersole and Valerie Azlynn. It produced a total of 33 episodes across its three season run on the Turner owned cable network.

This is the latest cancellation that Turner has made since appointing Kevin Reilly as President of TNT and TBS, and comes after TNT cancelled Franklin & Bash and Perception. Sullivan & Son was one of TBS’ first original comedy series to stick and was their highest rated original, in front of Cougar Town and the recently cancelled Men At Work.

With the cancellation TBS only has only one returning original comedy: Ground Floor, starring John C. McGinley, which kicks off its second season next month. Meanwhile, the network recently renewed adopted broadcast series American Dad! and has the final season of Cougar Town on tap for 2015. The network will also launch two new comedies next year: Angie Tribeca and Buzzy’s.