According to Method
Man, “Method & Red,” the comedy sitcom the duo produced for Fox
may be canceled.
is done. It’s on the long hiatus," Method Man told The New York Post yesterday.
"They’re like: ‘don’t call us, we’ll call you.’"
Method Man said
the show wasn’t actually finished, but was being put on a “long
The show, which
opened to high ratings and amassed a loyal younger viewing audience, stopped
taping last month, while Method Man, Redman and company attempted to gain more
creative control over the sitcom.
they are on a different page than the network,” an executive who wished
to remain anonymous told AllHipHop.com in August. “This isn’t Meth and
Red’s brand, this is some other stuff. They want more creative input over the
direction the show is taking.”
A spokesman for
the group told The Post that the show was not officially canceled and that they
were gauging how well three new episodes are performing.
determine the future of the show,” the spokesman said.
"The way they
formatted the show and what they wanted to do with it — I give Fox credit
for trying to please us as well as their audience but it just didn’t work out
right," Method Man continued. “I think it’s for the better that we
take this long hiatus so everybody can re-evaluate what they want to do."