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.
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.
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