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Baby Daddy Gets Dropped by Freeform

Looks like someone needs a Sugar Daddy

Alexander Zalben

Fans of Freeform's Baby Daddy are about to be abandoned faster than you can say, "I'm going out to pick up some cigarettes."

According to THR, Freeform -- which had previously picked up the comedy series for a seventh season -- has decided to end the show with the May 22 airing hundredth episode (which will also be the finale of Season 6). When a developing college set Black-ish spin-off moved from ABC to Freeform (both share a parent company in Disney), the network decided to take funds earmarked for supporting their growing sitcom, and instead spend them on a new family, the Johnsons*.

[*The Johnsons would be the family who stars on Black-ish, in case you didn't pick that up.]

Though the Black-ish spin-off starring Yara Shahidi as Zoey Johnson isn't 100% a done deal yet, it does look like Baby Daddy won't be back for a seventh season of laughs. The show focuses around a swinging bachelor named Ben (Jean-Luc Bilodeau) who discovers a baby on his doorstep, and decides to raise the child. Hijinks, as they say, ensue.

This past year, Baby Daddy won a People's Choice Award for Favorite Cable TV Comedy. Perhaps if the show ends up on some other network's doorstep, they can pick it up for Season 7 and raise it as their own?

Baby Daddy airs (for now) on Freeform, Mondays at 8:30/7:30c.