FOX has called it quits on Rel, the sitcom starring Lil Rel, Jess Hilarious and Sinbad is canceled after one season.

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Deadline reports the series was axed, however, it wasn’t that big of a surprise after the series’ original order was cut from 13 episodes to 12. In addition, the co-creator and executive producer, Kevin Barnett, also died while he was on vacation in Mexico.

In the season, Rel averaged a 0.8 in the 18-49 adult block with 2.1 million viewers.


Sharing the news on Instagram, Lil Rel thanked fans and celebrated the work of the show.

“I want to thank all the loyal 2 million plus people that tuned in every week to my show… I’m so proud of what we did and it was a dream come true,” he wrote.

You can see his entire post below.