UPDATED: Hallmark Channel announced on Friday its popular series Good Witch will conclude after seven seasons, and stars Catherine Bell and James Denton shared their reaction to the news.
“I am so grateful for 7 seasons… and 13 years (of movies) of being a part of Good Witch, working with the KINDEST and most talented, cast & crew, producers, network! It has always felt like family,” Bell said on Instagram.
Denton shared her sentiment.
“It would be unseemly to complain about your show being cancelled after seven seasons, and I won’t,” he said in a statement to Deadline. “I’ve been very fortunate to have been on other long-running series, but Good Witch was special.”
Bell also paid tribute to her character, psychic shop owner Cassandra “Cassie” Nightingale.
‘Good Witch’ To End With Season 7 On Hallmark Channel
“Cassie Nightingale… a woman who is always positive, inspiring, and uplifting,” she said. “Someone who brings out the best in everyone she meets makes life better for everyone around, and always sees the glass half FULL. She has inspired me to be a better person, to be kinder, gentler, more loving, and accepting. I know that many of you have felt the same 🥰 I feel so fortunate. I know we will all miss the Good Witch and all the amazing characters and stories. But I am definitely smiling because it happened.”
In “The Wedding” series finale, the Merriwick cousins get ready to face the mysterious force putting their family legacy at risk while changes are in store for others. The final episode airs at 9 p.m. Sunday, July 25, on Hallmark Channel.
Read Denton’s full statement and Bell’s tribute below.
It would be unseemly to complain about your show being cancelled after seven seasons, and I won’t. I’ve been very fortunate to have been on other long-running series, but Good Witch was special. The fans were so devoted to the show and I’m disappointed for them, but I hope they know how much the actors appreciated their vocal support. The cast was the nicest collection of wildly talented people I’ve ever been around. The producers treated us extremely well, and I’m happy to still have two movies to make with the network so I’m not saying goodbye to the Hallmark audience yet.