NBC Cancels ‘The West Wing’
Posted on Jan 23, 2006
AP: PASADENA, Calif. - The new president on “The West Wing” will be a real short-timer: NBC announced Sunday it was pulling the plug on the Emmy-winning political drama in May after seven seasons.
NBC, struggling to regain its footing after the worst season in its history, also outlined several midseason schedule changes—including the moving of popular dramas “Law & Order” and “Las Vegas.” | story
But the truth is that we stopped watching when Aaron Sorkin quit after season four.
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Martin Sheen looks into the audience with John Wells, “The West Wing” executive producer, in the background during the NBC 2006 Winter Press Tour, Sunday, Jan. 22, in Pasadena, Calif. This is the show’s final season.