‘Desus & Mero’ to end on Showtime

Des Nice and The Kid Mero, the pair behind the Showtime late-night series, announced on Twitter that they would “make separate creative efforts moving forward” and would end their series.

A Showtime spokesperson confirmed the news that “Desus & Mero” will not be returning for a fifth season. The final episode of the show aired on 23 June.

“Desus Nice and The Kid Mero have made a name for themselves as quick-witted cultural commentators in the comedy and late-night space,” the Showtime statement read. “Throughout its run, the series has won WGA Awards, Critics’ Choice and TCA Award nominations and starred alongside President Barack Obama, President Joe Biden, Derek Jeter, Missy Elliott, Denzel Washington, Charlize Theron, David Letterman, Yo-Yo Interviewed. Ma and many others. He has been a wonderful host, and we wish him the best of luck with the team and incredible crew of JX Media.”

Meanwhile, the two didn’t add any details about what their creative endeavors would involve or about their split, saying only that “it’s been a good run, Famine.”

On his Twitter account, Desus Nice said he was grateful to Showtime and “Hive” for “being part of the journey.”

“Big Ting coming soon,” he teased.

“Desus & Mero” debuted on Showtime in February 2019 and was the third series for the two together. He previously had shows on Complex TV and Viceland.