Showtime to Extinguish 'Weeds' After Eighth Season

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Showtime confirmed Wednesday that Weeds will end its run after its eighth season.

Weeds will premiere its final season on July 1. The show, created by Jenji Kohan and producd by Lionsgate, averaged 720,000 viewers during its seventh campaign, with 560,000 tuning in for its season finale last September.

Weeds follows Nancy Botwin (Mary-Louis Parker), a suburban widow-turned-marijuana dealer.

Entertainment Weekly first reported the story.