Person of Interest to End After Season 5

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Person of Interest has been canceled.

Shortly after the premiere date for Person of Interest Season 5 was announced, as well as the date of the season finale, CBS made the cancelation official.

Fans will be seeing the fifth season in its entirety, however, as the network will be running back to back episodes to make sure all are aired.

Season 4 Premiere - Person of Interest

Person of Interest executive producers Jonathan Nolan and Greg Plageman said the following in a statement to IGN about the show's conclusion:

"We’re extremely excited to be able share this final season with the fans. 

We’re eternally grateful to our amazing cast and crew, as well as our partners at the studio and network. Most of all, we want to thank the show's fans — the best fans in the world.

This subversive little paranoia-inducing cyberpunk-thriller is for you and would not have been possible without your support.

As life has come to imitate Person of Interest, it’s been our great privilege to work on show for the past five seasons. We can’t wait for you to experience this thrilling and final chapter."

Is this good enough for you POI Fanatics? It's going to have to be. 

Have your say in the comments, and be sure to watch Person of Interest online right here via TV Fanatic to get your fix!

Carissa Pavlica is the managing editor and a staff writer and critic for TV Fanatic. She's a member of the Critic's Choice Association, enjoys mentoring writers, conversing with cats, and passionately discussing the nuances of television and film with anyone who will listen. Follow her on Twitter and email her here at TV Fanatic.

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Person of Interest Quotes

Knowledge is not my problem. Doing something with that knowledge is where you come in. You can call me Mr. Finch.


When you find that one person who connects you to the world, you become someone different, someone better. When that person is taken from you, what do you become then?