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‘Timeless’ Officially Canceled by NBC

TIMELESS -- Pictured: "Timeless" Key Art -- (Photo by: NBCUniversal)

Sadly, time is officially up for the fan-favorite NBC series Timeless. The network announced on Friday that the series would not be renewed for a third season leaving fans hanging in the balance of a major cliff-hanger.

This is the second time the series has faced cancelation. Last year, NBC’s announcement of cancelation was met with a fierce outcry from fans pleading with the network to save the series. Just days later, the network announced its change of heart and renewal of the series for a second season. This time, however, the decision is most likely permanent.

Cast and crew shared their reactions via their social media pages. Series star Matt Lanter wrote, “I love you #Clockblockers. You’ve fought so hard and deserve so much more.”

Abigail Spencer wrote a heartfelt thanks to the fans by saying, “It’s true. Thank you for all your support #Timeless fans! It’s been an absolute joy playing your Lucy. I sincerely hope we get to do the Timeless movie to wrap up the story and get one more go to wrap up the series in a powerful & elegant way! More soon! xoxo”

Timeless co-creator Shawn Ryan sent a series of tweets expressing his thoughts and thanking cast, crew and the fans:

Co-creator Eric Kripke echoed their sentiments. Before thanking the cast and crew, Kripke says there are plans for a 2-hour movie which would bring closure to the cliff-hanger series. He writes, “Behind the scenes, Sony has been trying hard to set it up elsewhere, but no luck so far. I think this 2-hour movie is our best shot. We’re ready to make it if @nbc really wants it. Let ’em know how you feel. #clockblockers”

For fans who are dying to find out the fate of Rufus (played by Barrett), you may still get that chance. What do you think about Timeless being canceled by NBC? Would you like to see a Timeless movie to wrap up loose ends of the series? Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below.

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