MBC's Monday-Tuesday sitcom 'What is Mom' has been officially discontinued.
According to one representative from the show, which aired its 24th episode on December 3rd, the program that will replace the sitcom's time slot has yet to be decided.
The representative stated, "We decided today (December 5th) that MBC's 'What is Mom' will be canceled. It's been confirmed. We reported the discontinuation notice to the cast members, and we'll be airing 3 more episodes, which have already been filmed." He also added that the cast and crew of the sitcom were shocked by the sudden news of cancellation.
Another representative commented, "The sudden cancellation was shocking. We were beginning to receive praise from viewers, and to get the news for a project that just kicked off has been cancelled is dismaying."
According to AGB Nielsen Media Research, 'What is Mom' scored an average of a 5% share in viewership ratings since its first broadcast on October 9th. The sitcom stars Na Moon Hee, Kim Suh Hyung, Ryu Seung Soo, Kim Byung Man, INFINITE's L, Yoo Yun Suk, Kim Sae Ron, Park Mi Sun, Park Jung Hak, Shin So Yool, and Hello Venus' Ara.