I just finished watching the Introduction to Finality episode of Community about 20 minutes ago. I loved the crap out of it, and thought to myself that if that was the end of Community, it was a satisfying way to go. “But,” I thought to myself, “NBC renewed Community, so I just have to hope that Sony doesn’t do something stupid like not re-signing Dan Harmon to be the showrunner and everything will be awesome next year!”
I should have known not to trust Sony to do something intelligent.
A few hours ago, I landed in Los Angeles, turned on my phone, and confirmed what you already know. Sony Pictures Television is replacing me as showrunner on Community, with two seasoned fellows that I’m sure are quite nice - actually, I have it on good authority they’re quite nice, because…