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NBC Cancels ‘The Night Shift’ After Four Seasons

45 Episodes in Total Were Produced

NBC has opted against a fifth season of medical drama “The Night Shift,” with the now final episode airing on August 31.

“We want to thank our amazing creators and executive producers, Gabe Sachs and Jeff Judah, for their dedication and stellar work; a cast and crew that were second to none; and the city of Albuquerque, N.M., which graciously opened its arms to us,” said Jennifer Salke, President of NBC Entertainment. “For four seasons The Night Shift gave audiences a window to heroic doctors, nurses and all-star medical workers who never hesitated to give their blood, sweat and time to help those most in need.”

Debuting on May 27, 2014, 45 episodes in total of “The Night Shift” from Sony Pictures TV were produced.

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US ( Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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  1. Good decision, if 3 years too late…

    Ask random people in the street what The Night Shift was, and you’ll see what an impact it had being 3 long years on a major network.

    Many more shows that deserve that axe NBC, but do you have money to produce more shows? I doubt it… 🙁