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'Drop Dead Diva' Cancelled: Lifetime Series To End After Season 4

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Lifetime has cancelled "Drop Dead Diva," Deadline is reporting.

The cable network will reportedly not go forward with a fifth season, although the dramedy's production studio, Sony Pictures TV, may attempt to find an alternate home for it, says Deadline.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the cancellation comes after Lifetime approached Sony for cost-cutting possibilities, while Deadline reports that the network delayed making a decision on the series' future for as long as possible to allow executives to evaluate their new crop of pilots.

Since the series has been consistent (if not spectacular) in the ratings, averaging more than two million viewers for Season 4, it seems as though the cable network is confident in its new projects for next season. "DDD" attempted to grab a few more eyeballs last season by casting Kim Kardashian in a multi-episode arc.

It's been an unlucky season for "Drop Dead Diva" creator Josh Berman -- his other drama, "The Mob Doctor," was not picked up for a back nine at Fox and ended its truncated season last week.

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