After four seasons on Showtime, “Desus & Mero” is finally coming to an end.
“Going ahead, Desus Nice and The Kid Mero will explore independent creative projects. A Showtime representative announced that the late-night discussion show “Desus & Mero” will not be coming back for season 5. “Desus Nice and The Kid Mero have established themselves as witty cultural analysts in comedy and late-night television.
The series was nominated for a Critics’ Choice Award, won a WGA Award, and starred President Barack Obama, President Joe Biden, Derek Jeter, Missy Elliott, Denzel Washington, Charlize Theron, David Letterman, Yo-Yo Ma, and many others in interviews during the course of its run. Along with the staff at JAX Media and the outstanding crew, we wish them the best because they have been fantastic hosts.
Rumors started circulating online Monday that the successful team, who have been performing together onscreen for more than a decade, were breaking up. Shouts to showtime & shouts to the hive, thanks for being a part of the trip, Nice wrote in a brief tweet. I’m proud of the show my crew produces each episode. Big things are on the way.
Late in 2016, “Desus & Mero” debuted as a late-night series on Viceland. It then moved to Showtime, where it became the network’s first-ever late-night program.
Desus and Mero were well-known for their well-liked “Bodega Boys” podcast, which they started in 2015. In addition to the Showtime series. Additionally, they were the authors of “God-Level Knowledge Darts: Life Lessons from the Bronx,” a bestseller in 2020.
“Desus & Mero” began airing on Showtime once a week before increasing to two evenings a week. They went back to a once-weekly schedule for Season 4, and they hired J.D. Amato to serve as a screenwriter and executive producer.
1. Are Desus and Mero breaking up?
“Desus & Mero, a late-night talk program on Showtime, won’t come back for a fifth season. On June 23, the last episode of the series aired.” The Kid Mero, aka Joel Martinez, and Desus Nice, aka Daniel Barker, are calling it quits.
2. Why are Desus and Mero ending?
After working together on TV shows, podcasts, and a book, Showtime said that the hosts were “pursuing separate creative endeavors.”