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Guys with Kids: NBC Sitcom Cancelled

Guys with Kids canceledThe guys won’t have to worry about watching their kids in season two. The peacock network has pulled the plug on Guys with Kids after one season.

Co-created by Jimmy Fallon, Guys with Kids follows a trio of male friends and their partners as they all try to figure out parenthood in a modern world. They’re played by Anthony Anderson, Jesse Bradford, Zach Cregger, Tempestt Bledsoe, Erinn Hayes, and Jamie-Lynn Sigler.

The sitcom premiered last September to a 2.2 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 6.25 million viewers. That was a pretty good start, especially for NBC.

Week two saw the numbers drop more than 20% and the third episode did even worse. It looked like the ratings had evened off and that was good enough for NBC to order four more episodes, bringing the season total to 17 installments.

Unfortunately, the ratings for Guys with Kids dwindled further downward and one of the last few episodes drew just a 1.1 demo rating and 2.83 million viewers.

Those numbers are just too low — even for NBC — so they’ve cancelled the sitcom. Since there won’t be a second season, we may never know if Chris and Sheila would ever have gotten back together.

What do you think? Did you like Guys with Kids? Are you sorry to hear that there won’t be a second season?

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OMNI Camaro December 27, 2013 at 4:10 pm

Guys with kids was one of the best shows I’ve seen in a long time. It’s ridiculous to me it was cancelled. Truly sucks!


molly August 29, 2013 at 10:42 am

I am so upset I loved guys with kids it was so funny well written and I hope another network picks up the show,I was looking forward to the second season


Jamissa August 5, 2013 at 8:38 pm

This show was so funny! I can’t believe they cancelled it. Is there anyway we can petition to get this back on the air?


Fran August 2, 2013 at 2:58 pm

I am so disappointed. I loved this show!!! I think if NBC won’t keep it then Netflix should pick it up and continue it. It was a great family friendly show and it was hilarious.


Kimberlee July 12, 2013 at 4:06 am

This was such a funny, well-written, and well-acted show…not full of foul-mouth and crude remarks and sexual comments all the time. Please bring it back.


David S. July 8, 2013 at 10:00 am

I am really going to miss this show, I love the character Anthony Anderson plays, he great in everything he does.


Anonymous June 26, 2013 at 11:55 am

What the hell I loved that show:((


Jacquie L. June 21, 2013 at 10:48 pm

So sorry to see the Guys were cancelled. My husband and I liked all of the cast members. Wish it had been paired with another smart comedy.


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