HBO announced earlier today that it will end Togetherness after the upcoming second season finale. The Duplass brothers comedy — and stop me if you’ve heard this before about another TV show — was loved by many critics and a small yet devoted group of viewers, but failed to capture the big-tent audience that would have allowed it to live on. And with a slew of new comedies on the way — Vice Principals (starring Danny McBride and Walton Goggins), Divorce (starring Sarah Jessica Parker), Crashing (from Judd Apatow and Pete Holmes), and Insecure (from Issa Rae) — it appears there just wasn’t enough oxygen in the room at HBO for everyone. The Duplass brothers still have a deal to produce shows for HBO, so they’re not going anywhere or anything, but yeah. This is the bad news.
But here’s the good news. Or at least the nice news. The Duplass brothers, along with co-creator and co-star Steve Zissis, penned a note to fans in the moments after finding out the show was coming to an end, and Mark Duplass posted it on Twitter. The note is really sweet and thoughtful, and I’m not exactly sure how one does something so humble and heartfelt moments after getting bad news like this. Good dudes, these guys.