Sony Pictures TV has announced that it
has ended its search for a new home for Happy Endings after
ABC canceled the ensemble comedy last month.
According to TVLine.com,
no network had swooped in to save the show before the cast's contract
options expired over the weekend. Possible candidates for a new home
included USA Network, NBC and TBS.
The show continued to struggle to find
an audience into its third, and final, season.
The sitcom had been compared to a
modern version of NBC's long-running comedy Friends. Modern
in the sense that all the friends were not white or straight.
Adam Pally's Max briefly dated a
coffeehouse owner (played by Max Greenfield) in the show's first
season and he got a boyfriend (James Wolk) in the following season.
However, he ended season 3 attending a wedding without a plus one.
The news of Happy Endings'
cancellation came on the same day that NBC canceled The New
Normal, which featured a male gay couple trying to start a