Discovery Channel Cleans 'Dirty Jobs'' Clock

Simply put, Dirty Jobs has come to an end on Discovery channel. Long time, charismatic host Mike Rowe, announced the cancellation via a recent blog post.

“Whenever Dirty Jobs goes off the air for a few months, people start to wonder if the show has been canceled. Rumors begin to swirl, and questions about the show’s future fill my inbox. Over the years it’s been my pleasure to assure anxious fans that Dirty Jobs is coming back for another season. And indeed, we always have. Alas, this year, I’m afraid I cannot dispel the rumors. A few weeks ago, I was officially informed that Dirty Jobs had entered into a new phase. One I like to call, “permanent hiatus.” Or in the more popular industry vernacular, canceled,” he wrote.

Dirty Jobs is the second long time reality show to be canceled by Discovery this month. The network confirmed last Friday this would also be the last season of American Chopper, a reality series about father-and-son motorcycle-builders that originally aired back in 2002.

Rowe seems to be in good spirits as he optimistically wrote about his future.

Dirty Jobs is a very personal show, and it’s difficult for me to imagine a future that does not involve exploding toilets, venomous snakes, misadventures in animal husbandry, and feces from every species. Nevertheless, the future is here, good things are in the works. Not as dirty perhaps, but exciting nevertheless. I’m looking forward to the future, and feeling grateful for the past.”

Personally, i’m a little bummed Dirty Jobs was one of my favorite shows on television.

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