‘Parks and Recreation’ Ending After Next Season

Show entering Season 7

Last Updated: August 4, 2014 @ 9:58 AM

The next season of “Parks and Recreation” will be its last, NBC said.

The Amy Poehler-led comedy just ended its sixth season with a dramatic flashforward that took the characters three years into the future.

Also read: ‘Parks & Rec’ Season 7: Amy Poehler on What’s Next After the Flashforward

The ending isn’t much of a surprise: Executive producer Michael Schur said last month that the show was likely near its end.

The network slipped the news into a Sunday news release that detailed its entire 2014-15 schedule, in which NBC entertainment president Jennifer Salke mentioned “the final season of ‘Parks and Recreation.'”

Also read: ‘Community’ Canceled by NBC After 5 Seasons of Critical Acclaim, Low Ratings

Poehler remains very much in business with NBC: She and her brother Greg Poehler are executive producing the upcoming summer comedy “Welcome to Sweden.”


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