Longmire checks out of A&E

Crime thriller Longmire has been cancelled by US cable network A&E after three seasons.

A statement from A&E said:

We would like to thank the phenomenal cast, crew and producers of Longmire, along with our partners at Warner Horizon, for their tireless work on three seasons of quality dramatic storytelling. We are incredibly proud of what we have achieved together.

The series, based on the Walt Longmire mystery novels by Craig Johnson, tells the story of a Wyoming sheriff played by Robert Taylor.

The cast also includes Katee Sackhoff, Lou Diamond Phillips, Bailey Chase, Cassidy Freeman and Adam Bartley.

Longmire is produced by The Shephard/Robin Company in association with Warner Horizon Television. Greer Shephard, Michael M Robin, Hunt Baldwin, and John Coveny executive produce.