Two And A Half Men, The Mentalist and more: It’s a wrap for these TV shows

  • Text: Aayush Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Feb 13, 2015 15:39 IST

As all good things come to an end, viewers should brace themselves for an emotionally tough year ahead, as far as TV watching is ­concerned. A ­number of shows, which were loved by many couch ­potatoes, are ready to end their stint on the tube. Here are some TV shows that are ­calling it curtains this year.

The Mentalist
Ends On:
Feb 18
After seven seasons, the hit crime drama will be finally ending its run. The show is based on a famous psychic who starts to work with the police to track down his family’s killer. In its final ­season, we’ll see Jane and Lisbon face the Red John-like killer in the series finale. Simon Baker, the lead actor of the show, was also nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Television Series (Drama) in 2010 for the show. ”I’m not giving away too much when I say it’s going to be a happy ending,” said Simon in an interview earlier.

Mad Men
Ends On:
May 17
This period drama set in the 1960s is about one of New York’s most prestigious ad agencies. It mainly focuses on one of the firm’s most mysterious and extremely talented ad executives, Donald Draper, played by actor Jon Hamm. The final season will focus on what Draper is like post-Megan, how close Sally Draper gets to becoming like her mother, and what kind of new disappointments await Pete. The show won the Golden Globe for Best Television Series (Drama) three times in a row (2008, 2009 and 2010). “This has been the singular experience of my acting career and it’s ­ending. It’s going to be hard to say goodbye,” said Hamm in an interview earlier.

Two And A Half Men
Ends On:
Feb 19
The 12 season-long sitcom is finally coming to an end. The show started in 2003 as the story of a wealthy ­jingle writer Charlie Harper, played by actor Charlie Sheen, and how his free life comes to a halt when his brother Alan Harper, played by actor Jon Cryer, and his 10-year-old son Jake Harper (Angus T Jones) move into his beach house. Sheen was nominated two times for Golden Globe for the Best Actor In a Television Series (Comedy), but was later replaced by Ashton Kutcher in season 9. “It will be a heartfelt journey. There might be more of a heart to this season than ever before,” said Cryer in an interview earlier.

Parks and Recreation
Ends On:
Feb 24
The hit American comedy show, which started in 2009, will be wrapping up its ­seventh and final season this year. The final installment, which will have 13 episodes, will kick off on a futuristic note. The comedy show has been ­nominated for a Primetime Emmy Nomination for Outstanding Comedy Series. Actor Amy Poehler, who is the ­protagonist of the show, won the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Comedy Series (2014). She returns to reprise the role of Leslie Knope. "
"I’m not very good with endings, so I fear that I’m gonna ­misbehave a little bit at the ending,” she said in an interview earlier.

Ends On:
March 20
The musically driven show, which ­started in the year 2009, is about a group of ambitious misfit students ­trying to escape the harsh realities of high school by joining a glee club. By joining the club, they find a voice to pursue their dreams. This hit television show won 2 Golden Globes for Best Television Series Comedy. The final season will feature a total of 13 ­episodes, with its premiere episode set to be two hours long.

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