So it's a done deal after 7 years on the air Gilmore Girls will air it's last episode on May 15.The CW and WBTV released a joint statement noting the passing Thursday morning. "This series helped define a network and created a fantastic, storybook world featuring some of television's most memorable, lovable characters," the statement read. Variety reports
Money was a key factor in the decision, with the parties involved not able to reach a deal on salaries for the main cast members. Other issues, such as number of episodes and production dates, may have also played a role.
My biggest disappointment is that the news came after the season finale was filmed. I feel like after seven seasons, it would have been great to have a bona fide *series* (as opposed to just season) finale. The OC got one. The last episode is entitled "Bon Voyage"