ABC split apart Matthew Rhys and Luke
Macfarlane on Friday with the announcement that it has canceled
Brothers & Sisters.
to Michael Ausiello's TV
Line, the show won't return next year.
“Though, as Deadline
[Hollywood] reported, the network was trying to find a way to
bring back B&S for an abridged final season, in the end,
the suits elected to free up their post-Desperate Housewives
time slot for a new show. As a result, last Sunday's B&S
season finale is now, retroactively, the series' finale.”
Rhy's Kevin Walker and Macfarlane's
Scotty Wandell married on the season 2 finale of the family drama and
remained the show's most durable couple.
During the show's fifth and final
season, producers capped off Kevin's evolution from a down-with-love
closeted corporate lawyer to a family man by giving the couple two
children: daughter Olivia and son Daniel.
The men adopted Olivia after their
surrogate claimed she had miscarried their baby. But in the show's
final episodes, its revealed that Daniel wasn't lost and he joins his