Another television show is ending. CBS has revealed that its long-running police drama Blue Bloods will conclude after 14 seasons on the air. Continue reading to learn more about the show’s cancellation and final episodes.
Why Did CBS Cancel ‘Blue Bloods’..?
“Blue Bloods” bid farewell to CBS with a mix of nostalgia and gratitude, leaving fans both saddened and intrigued by its unexpected exit.
Despite its formidable viewership and unwavering fan base, the network’s silence on the cancellation fueled speculation. Some attributed it to the lingering aftermath of industry strikes, while others hinted at budgetary constraints.
In a joint statement, CBS execs Amy Reisenbach and David Stapf hailed the show’s unmatched domination on Friday nights, recognizing its critical role in the network’s success.
Star Tom Selleck shared feelings of honor and gratitude, emphasizing the show’s celebration of family and the committed men and women of police enforcement.
The cast’s willingness to take a significant pay cut to secure another season underscored their commitment to the series.
Reports of CBS urging for “significant budget cuts” hinted at the financial challenges facing the show’s renewal.
Despite the uncertainties, actor Donnie Wahlberg remained faith in the show’s devoted fanbase and their strong connection to the Reagan family. His words reflected those of many fans who saw themselves as part of an extended family.
As the final curtain fell on “Blue Bloods,” it left behind a legacy of camaraderie, integrity, and the enduring bond between its characters and audience.
When will the final episodes of ‘Blue Bloods’ air?
Viewers will witness a two-part season consisting of 18 programs in total. The first ten episodes will launch on February 16, 2024, with the remaining episodes airing in the fall of 2024.
Where to stream and watch ‘Blue Bloods’
Cable subscribers may watch the show on CBS, while others can access it on Paramount+.