Starz Cancels ‘Boss’ After Two Campaigns

Kelsey Grammer Political Drama Won't Return to Premium Network
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Starz has opted to cancel its Kelsey Grammer starrer Boss after two seasons, the network said Tuesday.

“After much deliberation, we have made the difficult decision to not proceed with Boss,” Starz said in a statement.  “We remain proud of this award-winning show, its exceptional cast and writers, and are grateful to Kelsey Grammer, Farhad Safinia and our partners at Lionsgate TV."

Starz initially committed to two season of the drama about a crooked Chicago mayor before its first episode even aired. The role earned Grammer a Golden Globe, but never drew large ratings.

The network has four other dramas on tap for 2013 though, the final season of Spartacus, season two of Magic City and new series Da Vinci’s Demons and Black Sails.