LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Arthur” will soon come to an end. Kathy Waugh said during a podcast released Wednesday that PBS Kids plans to end the long-running children’s series after 25 seasons.
The final season will air in 2022.READ MORE: Deadly Multi-Vehicle Collision Strikes Apartment Building In Pacoima, Leaves 1 Dead, 5 Others Transported To Hospital
Waugh was an original developer of the show. She said during the Finding DW podcast that the animated series is no longer in production. Waugh believes PBS made a mistake by ending the show, which first aired in 1996.READ MORE: COVID-19 Vaccination Rates Among LAPD And LAFD Well Behind County Residents
The series is based on a book series by Marc Brown, who created the character in 1976. Executive producer Carol Greenwald said in a statement that PBS Kids will continue to air reruns of the show.MORE NEWS: Pursuit Suspect Attacks CHP Officers In Simi Valley