Out with the outdated, in with the brand new is how the outdated saying goes. This actually utilized to the community’s notion of “Charmed” within the mid-2000s. As Selection notes, the WB-UPN merger in 2006 modified the panorama of tv and modifications naturally occurred. Whereas a few of The WB’s extra widespread reveals, reminiscent of “Smallville,” have been picked up once more, the deal marked a rebirth of kinds. This led to the creation of The CW and a brand new period for tv, which meant that some packages did not survive the changeover. Sadly, “Charmed” was one of many reveals to not be picked up for an additional season following the merger, and the remainder is historical past.
That being mentioned, the forged and crew declare in any other case (in keeping with IMDb), noting that “Charmed” ended by itself phrases after they noticed the writing on the wall. In an interview with TV Information previous to the ultimate season (through Fandom), govt producer Brad Kern defined that The CW was centered on a “new technology” of reveals, and their indecisiveness relating to “Charmed” kind of confirmed its destiny. “It is too late for them to say, ‘We need to discover a approach to make a ninth season’ — nevertheless it doesn’t suggest there cannot be a spin-off.” However simply how shut did they get to creating extra reveals?