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‘We Ain’t Going Nowhere’: Nick Cannon Speaks Out After Talk Show Is Axed After Only One Season 

After only six months on air, Nick Cannon’s eponymous daytime television talk show has ended. Cannon addressed news of the cancellation during the Thursday, March 10, episode of his show. 

“It’s interesting. This is show business, and the biggest word is business. I show up each and every day, bright and early, to give you a show, and I am also a businessman,” the longtime television show host told Rumor Report’s Angela Yee and viewers.  

We ain’t going nowhere

Fans of the show still have some television time with Cannon, who assured viewers, “We still have more shows. This isn’t the last show. We have a month of shows that’s going to be on.” He added, “This has been a blessing and dream come true. Thank you for letting me come into your homes.”

Page Six, which broke the news citing the show’s low ratings and viewership, reported that staff members weren’t even aware that the show would be axed. Still, many had begun making arrangements following speculation that the show’s future was uncertain. They were also told the two episodes they filmed on Thursday would be the show’s last, but there are still enough episodes in the vault for an entire season that is slated to stretch until sometime in May.

“It’s never easy to cancel a production with clear potential but, after a great deal of deliberation and examining various options, we have made the difficult business decision to end production on Nick Cannon,” Mort Marcus and Ira Bernstein, co-presidents of Debmar-Mercury, said in a statement to Deadline. 

They added, “We plan to offer viewers original episodes of the daytime talk show through the remainder of this season. Our thanks go to the very talented Nick Cannon and our wonderful production team, and we wish Nick continued success with his many hit ventures.”

Many supporters took to social media, where they applauded Cannon on the short-lived series, including one Twitter user who wrote, “All jokes aside, you can’t deny how savvy Nick Cannon is as a businessman. Wild n Out has been on for 17 seasons, and dude was able to persuade someone to give him a talk show even though it only lasted one season.”

Another person commented, “The #NickCannonShow, brought positivity, inspiration and honored people who did good deeds! Nick Cannon did that EVERYDAY while working other shows…AND going through his own bereavement!! Thank you,@NickCannon! We love and celebrate YOU and your wonderful heart and spirit!”

Still, fans can catch Cannon as host of “The Masked Singer” and VH1’s “Wild ‘N Out.” 

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