7 items from 2017
Sources say it was a matter of the show going in a different creative direction, and not a reflection of the actress’ performance. The series stars James as a New York cop who retires after 20 years on the force, only to discover retirement is not as easy as he thought it would be.
Hayes confirmed the news on Twitter, writing, “True, I’ve been let go from the show. Very sad, I had a great experience season 1. Thank you for all the support from our wonderful fans.”
True, I've been let go from the show. Very sad, I had a great experience season 1. Thank you for all the support from our wonderful fans. https://t.co/HfYKzVuSnT
— erinn hayes (@hayeslady) June 3, 2017
It was recently announced that Leah Remini was joining the cast for »
- Debra Birnbaum
Kevin Can Wait is consciously uncoupling its central duo.
Erinn Hayes, who portrayed Kevin James’ wife Donna in Season 1 of the CBS sitcom, will not be returning for Season 2, TVLine has learned exclusively. The news comes just one day after the network announced that James’ former King of Queens co-star, Leah Remini, will join the show as a full-fledged series regular following a buzzed-about guest stint at the end of Season 1.
It is currently unknown how Kevin Can Wait will address Hayes’ absence, but a source confirms to TVLine that the sitcom is heading in a new creative direction in »
It looks like Leah Remini is back at CBS full time. Deadline reports the King of Queens star will be a series regular on season two of Kevin Can Wait.The sitcom revolves around Kevin Gable (Kevin James), a newly retired police officer who lives in Massapequa, New York. The cast also includes Erinn Hayes, Mary-Charles Jones, James Digiacomo, Taylor Spreitler, Ryan Cartwright, Leonard Earl Howze, Gary Valentine, and Lenny Venito.Read More… »
The series stars James as a New York cop who retires after 20 years on the force, only to discover retirement is not as easy as he thought it would be. Remini previously appeared in the Season 1 finale as Vanessa Cellucci, an undercover cop and the former partner of James’ character. She will reprise that role for the show’s second season this fall. James and Remini previously starred together as husband and wife for nine seasons on the hit series “The King of Queens,” which also aired on CBS.
Remini has been in the news frequently the past few years for her very public departure from the Church of Scientology. She has become an outspoken critic of the Church, publishing her memoir “Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology” in 2015. In 2016, her docu-series “Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath” debuted »
- Joe Otterson
The King of Queens was a very successful sitcom for CBS 15 years ago. But times have changed and so have audiences. Will Kevin James' new sitcom, Kevin Can Wait, also be a hit in the ratings for the network? Will it be cancelled or renewed for a second season? Stay tuned.Kevin Can Wait revolves around Kevin Gable (Kevin James), a newly retired police officer. After 30 years on the force, he’s looking forward to relaxing and spending quality time with his wife (Erinn Hayes) and their young kids (Mary-Charles Jones and James Digiacomo). That plan goes awry when his elder daughter (Taylor Spreitler) and her fiance (Ryan Cartwright) move in. As a result, Kevin's retirement dreams get put on hold. Kevin's friends are played by Leonard Earl Howze, Gary Valentine, and Lenny Venito.The ratings are typically the best indication of a show's likelihood »
Leah Remini will partner up once again with her former TV husband, Kevin James, in a guest role on the Season 1 finale of James’ new CBS sitcom “Kevin Can Wait,” Variety has learned. James and Remini starred together for nine seasons on the hit series “The King of Queens,” which also aired on CBS.
“Kevin Can Wait” stars James as a New York cop who retires after 20 years on the force, only to discover retirement is not as easy as he thought it would be. In the two-part finale airing May 1 and May 8, Kevin agrees to come out of retirement briefly to reprise his undercover assignment in an ongoing police investigation where he and fellow cop Vanessa Cellucci (Remini) will, once again, pose as husband and wife.
- Joe Otterson
Will Kevin James repeat his King of Queens success on The Tiffany Network? So far, he's right on Track. The Kevin Can Wait TV show has been renewed for season two on CBS, and there was no waiting required. CBS picked up the sitcom for a second season, as part of a huge, early renewal order.Airing on the CBS television network, Kevin Can Wait revolves around Kevin Gable (Kevin James), a newly retired police officer. The series also stars Erinn Hayes, Mary-Charles Jones, James Digiacomo, Taylor Spreitler, Ryan Cartwrigh, Leonard Earl Howze, Gary Valentine, and Lenny Venito.Read More… »
7 items from 2017
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