The Soup Is Ending After 22 Years on E!

Find out when the show’s final episode will air

By Jess Cohen Nov 18, 2015 8:04 PMTags
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The Soup is coming to an end.

The hilarious comedy series will end next month after being on the air for 22 years.

Joel McHale will host the final episode of the series on Dec. 18, one month from today.

"We are incredibly proud of the long-running success of The Soup," says Jeff Olde, EVP of Programming & Development for E! "The Soup has delivered countless laughs and unforgettable episodes, and we are grateful to the talented team's fearless wit and clever approach week after week. Joel took the show to new heights for more than a decade, and his irreverent humor and unique brand of comedy as captured so perfectly on The Soup will be missed."

Hardcore fans of the show might remember that Joel wasn't the first host of the show. Greg Kinnear hosted the show when it premiered as Talk Soup in 1991 until 1995. After that, John Henson hosted the show from 1995-1999, Hal Sparks from 1999-2000 and Aisha Tyler from 2001-2002.

In 2004 the show was re-launched as The Soup with Joel as its host and we're so glad to have had 12 years of hilarious memories with Joel.

Here's to 22 hilarious years of The Soup!

Watch The Soup every Friday at 10 p.m., only on E! and then watch the series finale on Dec. 18 at 10 p.m.