‘Uncle Buck’ won’t return for Season 2 at ABC
A first season of a comedy series “Uncle Buck” has kicked off on June 14, 2016, and its debut has garnered 4.96 million viewers. Obviously, numerous fans of the sitcom want to find out, should we expect “Uncle Buck” Season 2 on ABC or not? Let’s take a look at the figures in order to count up the odds on renewal.
Primarily, it’s worth mentioning that the comedy series has received an extremely negative reaction from critics and viewers. However, the television ratings seem to us quite favorable, nonetheless. At the moment, according to IMDB, “Uncle Buck” has a score of 4.9 out of 10 based on over 380 user votes, 3 reviews from viewers, and 3 reviews from critics. Meanwhile, according to Rotten Tomatoes, the first season of the comedy series has an average score of 4.3 out of 10 and a 32% approval rating based on 19 reviews from critics, whereas the audience rated the sitcom at 3 out of 5 with a 54% approval rating based on 18 reviews. At the same time, according to Metacritic, “Uncle Buck” has an extremely low score of 1.8 out of 10 based on 28 user ratings, while critics rated the comedy series at 37 out of 100 based on 15 reviews. The Pilot has drawn 4.96 million viewers, whereas the subsequent episodes have attracted 4.96, 3.47, 3.47, 3.65 and 4.65 million viewers, respectively.
Inspired by the 1989 eponymous film, “Uncle Buck” follows an irresponsible man who serves as a nanny for his nieces and nephew. The TV series is created by Steven Cragg and Brian Bradley, who also act as executive producers.
Season 2 Release Date
UPDATE (July 6, 2016): Unfortunately, our fears were not vain. “Uncle Buck” won’t return at ABC, because ABC has canceled the comedy series. James Lesure published this sad news via his Twitter. Later, ABC has confirmed the decision on cancellation. “Uncle Buck” is cancelled due to weak ratings, without any chances for Season 2.
“Uncle Buck” Season 1 debuted this June, and its debut hasn’t been praised by critics and viewers. ABC has yet to announce its plans concerning the renewal or cancellation of the comedy series. Actually, it’s very difficult to predict the future destiny of the sitcom, relying on the data represented above. However, despite the negative reception, we tend to believe that “Uncle Buck” Season 2 would take place, taking into account quite strong television ratings. Anyway, we would like to wait for the official announcement. Fortunately, thanks to our notification system, we’re able to notify you about the further updates of the comedy series, as well as about the “Uncle Buck” Season 2 release date. Don’t miss the premiere! Subscribe to our notifications using the form below, and we’ll keep you informed.
— James Lesure (@JamesLesure) 6 July 2016