Bull will be ending in season 6, according to CBS.
Both the network and the show’s leading star, Michael Weatherly, confirmed the news in two separate statements on Tuesday. “Hello all! It’s been my privilege to play Dr Jason Bull but after 6 Seasons of incredible storylines, I’ve decided it’s time to pursue new creative challenges and bring his story to a close,” Weatherly shared on Twitter.
“It has been an honor to work with this talented cast, crew, and writing/producing team who helped reinvent the legal drama. Stay tuned for a big series finish… Thanks to all the fans from the bottom of my heart. You will always be a part of our Bull family!”
Weatherly also shared a preview of the Bull‘s remaining 12 episodes. The series finale is slated to air in May.
“For six seasons, Bull has established itself as a ratings winner with its fresh take on the judicial process never before seen on television,” CBS said in a statement.
“We extend our thanks to the talented cast, Michael Weatherly, Geneva Carr, Yara Martinez, Jaime Lee Kirchner, Christopher Jackson, MacKenzie Meehan, the incredible creative team led by Kathryn Price and Nichole Millard, and our hardworking crew, for bringing to life these innovative stories. We also thank our loyal viewers and look forward to providing them with a final run of compelling episodes filled with the humor, intelligence and twists that have made the drama a fan favorite,” the show concluded its statement.
Bull follows the life of Dr. Phil McGraw as he founds a trial consulting firm and before he became a TV personality. Weatherly plays the role of Dr. Jason Bull on the show who is an expert in human psychology and profiles jurors, witnesses, and attorneys during trials.