The Disney Channel on Wednesday
announced that it had canceled its coming-of-age sitcom Andi Mack
after three seasons.
The network said that the show's final
episodes would air starting June 21.
Andi Mack revolves around
13-year-old Andi (played by Peyton Elizabeth), her family life, and
her relationships with her two best friends: Cyrus Goodman (Joshua
Rush) and Buffy Driscoll (Sofia Wylie).
The show broke new ground for the
Disney Channel in its second season with the coming out of Goodman.
Joshua Rush talks about playing Disney's first openly gay character.)
“We were [the Disney Channel's] first
serialized show, its first series centered around an Asian-American
family and its first to feature an LGBTQ character who spoke the
words, ‘I’m gay,'” creator Terri Minsky said in a statement.
Fans of the show said that they were
heartbroken by the cancellation and would call on network executives
to give the sitcom another season.