‘Masters of Sex’ canceled after four seasons

Showtime has opted to end the drama after four seasons, the period drama starring Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan wrapped in mid-November. The series from Michelle Ashford and based on Thomas Maier’s biography of sex researchers William Masters and Virginia Johnson ended with what actually makes a somewhat satisfying conclusion: Masters and Johnson getting married. Masters of Sex has never been a breakout ratings performer for the cabler. Season four averaged less than 800,000 total viewers, counting three days of delayed returns.

 

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  1. The love triangle in Season 3 made me stop watching the show. It’s a shame because it was a very progressive series.

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