Update: Desus & Mero Split Confirmed, Showtime Series Ending After 4 Seasons
Update: reports have confirmed that the late-night show “Desus & Mero” is officially ending after four seasons at Showtime. In addition to that, the comedic pair will be going their separate ways. A Showtime spokesperson said,
“Desus Nice and The Kid Mero will be pursuing separate creative endeavors moving forward. Showtime’s late-night talk show ‘Desus & Mero’ will not be returning for a fifth season.”
The rep continued,
“Desus Nice and The Kid Mero have made a name for themselves in comedy and in the late-night space as quick-witted cultural commentators. Throughout its run, the series won a WGA Award, received Critics’ Choice nominations and scored interviews with President Barack Obama, President Joe Biden, Derek Jeter, Missy Elliott, Denzel Washington, Charlize Theron, David Letterman, Yo-Yo Ma and many more. They have been brilliant hosts, and we wish them the best, along with the team at JAX Media and the incredible crew.”
Desus also confirmed the breakup via his Twitter and said,
“shouts to showtime & shouts to the hive, thanks for being part of the journey. proud of the show my staff made every episode. Big tings soon come….”
Original Story: The Bodega Boys may have broken up.
On June 19 Desus Nice tweeted:
“Bodegahive you think I abandoned y’all but the art is coming back. Plz believe in me, I love y’all.”
On Friday (July 15) Desus Nice added to the Twitter thread:
“I tried y’all.”
“The hive deserved better than this ending. Reddit can slander my name but when the truth comes out… actually just wait.”
Desus’ tweets sparked the rumors of the fallout regarding the Bodega Boys podcast on social media over the weekend. Fans disclosed their disappointment and wished the pair well in their future endeavors.
The Bodega Boys hosted over 250 episodes reverting back to 2015. Their podcast’s most recent episode aired in November 2021. The pair also hosted Complex TV’s web series “Desus vs. Mero” in 2014. From 2016 to 2018 Viceland’s “Desus and Mero” series aired for two seasons. The show was then moved in 2019 to Showtime. Showtime’s version of their late-night talk show debuted in 2019. The series has yet to announce a cancellation.
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