Comedy Central cancels "Reno 911!"

Thu Aug 13, 2009 9:12pm EDT

Writers Guild of America members Tom Lennon (L) and Robert Garant, cast members on the television show ''Reno 911'', participate in a large strike outside the Fox studio in Los Angeles November 9, 2007. Comedy Central has canceled the mocumentary series after six seasons. REUTERS/Chris Pizzello

Writers Guild of America members Tom Lennon (L) and Robert Garant, cast members on the television show ''Reno 911'', participate in a large strike outside the Fox studio in Los Angeles November 9, 2007. Comedy Central has canceled the mocumentary series after six seasons.

Credit: Reuters/Chris Pizzello

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LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "Reno 911!" won't be answering emergency calls anymore.

Comedy Central has canceled the mocumentary series after six seasons. The news broke the way a lot of news tends to break these says, with a tweet.

"Reno 911! was canceled at 1:30 pm today," the show's co-creator/star Thomas Lennon wrote on his Twitter feed Thursday afternoon. "Won't be wearing the shorts again."

The sixth season of "Reno 911!" wrapped its run July 8. The show, a parody of "Cops"-type law enforcement documentary shows," co-stars Kerri Kenney-Silver, Cedric Yarbrough, Niecy Nash and Robert Ben Garant.

(Editing by DGoodman at Reuters)

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