Fox has brought down the curtain after three seasons on
Universal Television, which produces the series, has been in talks with
"The Mindy Project" starred Kaling as a romance-challenged obstetrician/gynecologist who is obsessed with romantic comedies and popular culture. After a series of failed relationships, she became seriously involved in the third season with colleague Danny Castellano (Chris Messina).
While the show had a core loyal following, "The Mindy Project" often performed modestly, particularly in the third season. It has averaged fewer than 3 million viewers and had long been considered on the bubble for renewal.
Discussing the season finale, which ended with unresolved issues between Kaling's and Messina's characters, Kaling said she didn't approach the episode as a series finale.