Adult Swim Cancels 'The Venture Bros.' After Seven Seasons and 17 Years

Adult Swim Cancels 'The Venture Bros.' After Seven Seasons and 17 Years
One of the longest-running series on Adult Swim, The Venture Bros. has been cancelled. The show had run for seven seasons over the course of 17 years, but creator Christopher McCulloch confirmed that it was cancelled yesterday (September 7).

Taking to Twitter under his @JacksonPublick pseudonym, McCulloch announced that the show had been cancelled while the writers were in the midst of working on Season 8:
 
According to Variety, Adult Swim had been looking to continue the series. There is a rumour that it may be sold to HBO Max and continued there, but it's apparently far from becoming a reality just yet.

The official word from Adult Swim is that they still want to make it happen. "We also want more Venture Bros. and have been working with Jackson [Publick] and Doc [Hammer] to find another way to continue the Venture Bros. story," the network said in a statement.

James Urbaniuk, who voiced Dr. Thaddeus Rusty Venture on the show, also paid tribute to the series on Twitter.