LOS ANGELES, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- The pop-culture analysis program The Soup, formerly known as Talk Soup, is wrapping up after 22 seasons, E! confirmed Wednesday.
The series finale is to air Dec. 18, with longtime host and executive producer Joel McHale at the helm.
"We are incredibly proud of the long-running success of The Soup," Jeff Olde, executive vice president of programming and development for E!, said in a statement.
"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."