Today’s Season 6 finale of Community may have felt like a series finale, but it may not be over for the college comedy at its new home, Yahoo. I hear conversations continue between the Internet giant and Community producer Sony Pictures TV for more episodes. Neither side would comment, thought Yahoo left the door open with the following statement through a spokesperson:
“With the season six finale of Community airing today, we’re continually excited by how much fans are engaging with the series. Now that all episodes are available for binge viewing, stay tuned for how we keep Community delighting its fans.”
Community cheated death with the 13-episode Season 6 pickup by Yahoo a year ago, which followed the show’s cancellation by NBC. It was an experiment for the ad-supported Yahoo, picking up a network-grade scripted series, as it strives to establish itself as an original programming player. Things are still in flux (co-star Ken Jeong has a new series on ABC), and no decision is imminent, with Community creator/executive producer last night announcing he would be taking a break after the Season 6 finale. “I’m gonna delete my Twitter app and take a couple weeks off the internet and no interviews and I love you,” he wrote to his fans on Twitter.