Nicely, fork a dork: The Good Place‘s upcoming fourth season will likely be its final. Sequence creator Michael Schur made the announcement Friday evening at an Emmy buzz-generating panel dialogue in help of the present in Los Angeles.
“After The Good Place was picked up for Season 2, the writing workers and I started to map out, as finest we may, the trajectory of the present,” Schur defined. “Given the concepts we needed to discover, and the tempo at which we needed to current these concepts, I started to really feel like 4 seasons — simply over 50 episodes — was the precise lifespan. At occasions over the previous few years we’ve been tempted to transcend 4 seasons, however largely as a result of making this present is a uncommon, creatively fulfilling pleasure, and on the finish of the day, we don’t need to tread water simply because the water is so heat and nice. As such, the upcoming fourth season will likely be our final.
“I will likely be perpetually grateful to NBC and Common TV for letting us make The Good Place, and for letting us finish it on our personal schedule,” Schur continued. “I may even be perpetually grateful to the artistic crew, each on-screen and off, for his or her onerous work and dedication to a really bizarre thought. We ask the query very incessantly, on this present, what can we owe to one another? The reply, for me, is: I owe all of you an entire lot. We glance ahead to an excellent last season airing this fall.”
In a joint assertion, Lisa Katz and Tracey Pakosta, Co-Presidents of Scripted Programming, NBC Leisure, mentioned, “Since day one, The Good Place has been a seminal present for us and one which hits all of the NBC contact factors — extremely good, humorous, ingenious and emotional. We all know the viewers will love what Mike Schur and his writers have in retailer for the ultimate season.”