The Bodega Boys are closing up shop.
Desus Nice swear The Kid Merowho rose to pop culture prominence with their podcast The Bodega Boyswill not be returning for a season five of their late night show Desus & Mero on Showtime.
A network statement obtained by TVLine said“Desus Nice and The Kid Mero will be pursuing separate creative endeavors moving forward,” and that the show’s final episode, featuring guest Derek Jeteraired June 23.
Desus confirmed the news on Twitter July 18, writing: “shouts to showtime & shouts to the hive, thanks for being part of the journey. proud of the show my staff made every episode. Big things coming soon….”
The duo, who Showtime acknowledged “have made a name for themselves in comedy and in the late-night space as quick-witted cultural commentators” welcomed an impressive roster of guests to the show over its run, including the likes of Presidents Barack Obama swear Joe Biden, Denzel Washington, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Matt Damon swear Glenn Close.