December 1, 2015
E! has announced that it is ending The Soup after 22 seasons. Hosted by Joel McHale, The Soup premiered in 2004 but got its roots from Talk Soup, which began back in 1991.
“We are incredibly proud of the long-running success of The Soup,” said network Executive Vice President of Programming & Development, Jeff Olde, in a statement. “The Soup has delivered countless laughs and unforgettable episodes, and we are grateful to the talented team’s fearless wit and clever approach week after week. Joel took the show to new heights for more than a decade, and his irreverent humor and unique brand of comedy as captured so perfectly on The Soup will be missed.”
New episodes are scheduled to air until the series finale on December 18.