Katie Couric’s talk show canceled after two seasons

Host Katie Couric attends a panel for “Katie” during the Disney/ABC Television Group portion of the Television Critics Association Summer press tour in Beverly Hills, California July 26, 2012.Emag.co.uk

Katie Couric‘s syndicated talk show has been canceled after two seasons, Disney-ABC and Couric announced Thursday.

“While production will continue on ‘Katie‘ through June 2014, we’ve mutually agreed that there will not be a third season of the show,” a joint statement read. “We’re very proud of everyone’s contributions to making Katie the #1 new syndicated talk show of 2012-2013, and we look forward to the rest of the season.”

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The news comes less than a month after Couric decided to leave ABC News to become a “Global Anchor” at Yahoo News. Couric will make her debut on Yahoo in 2014. Couric’s departure comes as she has one year remaining on her three-year contract with ABC.

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