FXX comedy “Man Seeking Woman” has been canceled following a three-season run.
Created by Simon Rich and based on his book of short stories “The Last Girlfriend on Earth,” “Man Seeking Woman” starred Jay Baruchel, Eric Andre, Britt Lower, and Katie Findlay in an absurdist comedy about dating life. Rich served as executive producer alongside Jonathan Krisel, Andrew Singer, Lorne Michaels, and Michaels’ Broadway Video. The series was produced by FX productions.
Season three of “Man Seeking Woman” ended in March. Although the season was well-reviewed — garnering an 89 score on Metacritic and 100% on Rotten Tomatoes — it was a poor ratings performer. In Nielsen live-plus-seven numbers, season three averaged 367,000 total viewers and 268,000 viewers ages 18-49 — retaining only 35% of the audience drawn by lead-in “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.”