EXCLUSIVE: The second CBS comedy series produced by Chuck Lorre United States of Al will not return for a third season. Heard the network made the calls to report sponsorships for the show tonight.
For two years in a row, comedies produced by Chuck Lorre b positive Y United States of Al They have been in the bubble. Last year, both were finally renewed. This time, as Deadline reported last month, there was talk that only one of the two could join Lorre. young sheldon in the 2022-23 calendar, with b positive having an advantage. In the light of United States of Althe cancellation, b positive‘s chances for renewal look brighter.
They also remain in the CBS drama bubble. magnum ipwhich had been stuck in renewal talks with major studio Universal TV, freshman comedy how we roll as well as freshman drama good Sam, that doesn’t look good.
the multicam united states of al, starring Adhir Kalyan and Parker Young, hails from Lorre and creators David Goetsch and Maria Ferrari. It’s about the friendship between Riley (Young), a Marine combat veteran struggling to readjust to civilian life in Ohio, and Awalmir (Al) (Kalyan), the Interpreter who served with his unit in Afghanistan and has just arrive to start a new life in America.
Kelli Goss, Dean Norris, Elizabeth Alderfer and Farrah Mackenzie also starred.
Early in its run, the series, whose pilot was filmed early in the pandemic, faced some criticism for what was characterized as stereotypical portrayals. At the start of season 2, the sitcom was praised for how it reflected the United States’ “withdrawal from Afghanistan”.
Two more episodes of the show’s second season remain; the season 2 finale, which will now serve as the series finale, is scheduled for May 19.
Goetsch & Ferrari, Lorre, Reza Aslan and Mahyad Tousi were executive producers for Warner Bros. Television Productions and Chuck Lorre.