Tim Daly Checking Out of 'Private Practice'
Actor bids a Twitter farewell after five years
Daly's post said It was series creator Shonda Rhimes who called the shot, breaking the news to the actor's agent.
Daly, a former "Wings" star, has appeared in "Private Practice" since its backdoor pilot aired during a 2007 "Grey's Anatomy" episode. His character was last seen being released on bail after in the Season 5 finale, after he was jailed for euthanizing a patient kept alive by machines.
Also: What TV shows are returning next season?
According to this TVLine report, cost-cutting is the culprit, with next season nearly not materializing due to budget issues. A seventh season looks unlikely, the report says.