‘Person of Interest’ to Conclude After 5 Seasons

JJ Abrams-produced series begins final season May 3

“Person of Interest” will officially end after its fifth season, TheWrap has learned.

“We’re extremely excited to be able share this final season with the fans,” executive producers Jonathan Nolan and Greg Plageman said in a statement to IGN. “We’re eternally grateful to our amazing cast and crew, as well as our partners at the studio and network. Most of all, we want to thank the show’s fans — the best fans in the world.”

“This subversive little paranoia-inducing cyberpunk-thriller is for you and would not have been possible without your support,” they continued. “As life has come to imitate ‘Person of Interest,’ it’s been our great privilege to work on the show for the past five seasons. We can’t wait for you to experience this thrilling and final chapter.”

The series will return on May 3, airing two episodes per week on Mondays and Tuesdays in subsequent weeks. The final episode will air on June 21. “Person of Interest” first began airing in 2011.

“Person of Interest” was created by Nolan, who executive produces alongside Plageman, JJ Abrams and Bryan Burk. Jim Caviezel and Michael Emerson star. “Empire” star Taraji P. Henson previously appeared on the show as Joss Carter.

The news comes as CBS has also set the series finale date for the sitcom “Mike & Molly,” which will end its six-season run in May.

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