Will ‘Mom’ Remain a Ratings Hit After Anna Faris Divorced Herself From CBS’ Current Longest-Running Sitcom?

Allison Janney is now the single mother on one of TV’s most consistent comedies

“Mom” has lost half of its moms, but will its impressive audience remain intact without Anna Faris?

On Friday, news broke Faris would be exiting CBS’ currently longest-running sitcom ahead of its Season 8 premiere, leaving co-star Allison Janney alone at the top of the call sheet and the one responsible for keeping “Mom” near the top of the Nielsen rankings.

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Tony Maglio

TV Editor • tony.maglio@thewrap.com • Twitter: @tonymaglio

Jennifer Maas

Jennifer Maas

TV Reporter • jennifer.maas@thewrap.com • Twitter: @jmaasaronson