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Hailed as one of Australia’s longest-running TV dramas, Neighbours will come to an end after 37 years on air.

The TV soap that gave national sweethearts like Kylie Minogue, Margot Robbie, Guy Pearce and Liam Hemsworth a name around the globe, ended its streak after failing to secure another UK broadcaster.

In a statement on their social media, Neighbours announced the devastating news to fans.

“We are so sorry to say that after nearly 37 years and almost 9000 episodes broadcast we have to confirm that Neighbours will cease production in June,” the statement read.

“Following the loss of our key broadcast partner in the UK and despite an extensive search for alternative funding, we simply have no option but to rest the show.”

The team thanked their loyal fans and promised to end the show on an “incredible high”.

“To our amazing, loyal fans, we know this is a huge disappointment, as it is to all of us on the team.

“We thank you for all your messages and support and promise to end the show on an incredible high. From here on, we are celebrating Neighbours.”

The news comes just weeks after Channel 5, the British production company that aired the show in the UK since 2008, announced it won’t do so anymore.

The final episodes are expected to air in September 2022.

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This article first appeared on OverSixty.