This is a surprise, especially since it’s been a successful series for them, over what has now become 3 seasons. But maybe it’s run its course, and, as the saying goes, it’s better to go out “on top.” 

VH1 has announced that, after this, it’s 3rd season, the network will end its hit drama series Single Ladies – the Queen Latifah/Flavor Unit Entertainment produced original scripted program (which was also VH1’s first hour-long scripted series), which stars LisaRaye McCoyDenise VasiCharity SheaD.B. WoodsideTravis WinfreyTerrell Tilford, with new additions this season in LeToya LuckettDamien Dante Wayans and Lesley-Ann Brandt.debuted last night, and did so stronger than ever! Did you watch? If so, feel free to share your thoughts with us in the comments section.

“We’ve been proud to deliver three seasons of the drama, romance and style that engaged viewers in each episode ofSingle Ladies,” VH1 said in a statement. “Although we’ve decided not to move forward with another season, we hope to work again with the talented cast, creatives and producers as well as our partners at Flavor Unit Entertainment in the near future. We also thank the show’s fans for their support since the premiere in 2011.”

This season’s premiere episode drew 2.6 million viewers, and a 1.74 rating, which was up an astounding +51% from the series’ season 2 debut.

In its ongoing 3rd (and now final) season, Single Ladies has been averaging 2.2 million total viewers, which matching its season 2 numbers.

Since it aired in 2011, VH1 has picked up other scripted series, like Hit The Floor, the dance dramedy that stars Kimberly EliseTaylour Paige, Charlotte Ross, Logan Browninghas and Dean Cain.