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Kirstie: TV Land Sitcom Cancelled; No Season Two

Kirstie TV show on TV Land canceled, no season 2It’s one and done for Kirstie on TV Land reports Deadline. The cable channel has decided to cancel the Kirstie Alley vehicle after one season of 12 episodes.

Kirstie revolves around Tony-winning diva Madison Banks (Alley) who’s enjoyed years of unbridled hedonism, drinking, and sleeping her way up and down Broadway. Her life takes a surprising turn when she meets up with Arlo Barth (Eric Petersen), the son she gave up for adoption 26 years earlier. With the help and encouragement of her long-suffering assistant and best friend Thelma Katz (Rhea Pearlman) and her eccentric chauffeur Frank Baxter (Michael Richards), Maddie realizes that Arlo is a diamond in the rough and invites him to move into her swanky New York City apartment.

Despite touting a trio of veterans from legendary sitcoms — two from Cheers and one from Seinfeld — the series was neither a critical nor a ratings success. Possibly also playing into the decision to cancel was the fact that showrunner Marco Pennette had to leave at the end of the season for personal reasons and another would have had to be found to renew the series.

What do you think? Did you like the Kirstie sitcom? Should it have been cancelled or renewed for a second season instead?


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{ 21 comments… read them below or add one }

Jen September 24, 2014 at 2:53 pm

I am extremely disappointed, it was quickly one of my favorite shows!


Anonymous September 14, 2014 at 10:58 am

Very Disappointed I loved the show


Berth any September 14, 2014 at 1:58 pm

I am very disappointed the Kristie Show got cancelled I thought it was such a funny and great show. Expecially since her Cheers coworker was in it with her. And the guy who played Kramer from Seinfeld was in it.


Bethany September 14, 2014 at 7:28 pm

I still mean the same thing I wrote above. I just spelt my name wrong. It is Bethany not Berthany. My name is Bethany.


Tracy September 3, 2014 at 5:52 pm

Give the show season 2 I think will great!


Julie August 25, 2014 at 4:23 am

Kirstie Alley is a vile person. Karma…


Persistent Cat August 1, 2014 at 5:04 pm

I find it difficult to separate actor from character. In real life, Kirstie Alley is an insufferable loudmouth Scientologist. Why watch that on tv?


Joey July 30, 2014 at 10:57 pm

Given the cast I believe the show deserved a slight revamp and a second season to see if could be successful. It was humorous.


Samuel July 30, 2014 at 2:58 pm

This Show Was Realy Bad They Did The Right Thing And Put This Show Out Of Its Misery


Bethany July 30, 2014 at 6:18 pm

I love the show and don’t think they should cancel it. I think they should renew it and continue playing it. Cause it was a funny show.


Anonymous September 4, 2014 at 9:19 pm

I am disappointed that the show was cancelled.


Tha Critic July 29, 2014 at 9:57 pm

I didn’t see that much of the show, but what I did see didn’t impress me. Plus, her character was not very likeable. And when I didn’t really hear anything else about it, I figured it was gone.


CK July 29, 2014 at 9:18 pm

How bad must the writing and directing have been for a show with Richards and Pearlman to not be a success?


Anonymous September 3, 2014 at 5:49 pm

I agree CK!


Bethany September 3, 2014 at 10:11 pm

I don’t think the writing for the Kristy Alley show was stupid. I thought the whole show was good. And it wasn’t bad at all.


Tracy September 3, 2014 at 5:50 pm

I agree CK totally!


Bethany July 29, 2014 at 8:09 pm

I love the Kristie Alley comedy I thought it was so funny and would watch it very week it was on. Please do not cancel the show. I want them to play new season and episodes of this show. It was so haleriuos and funny I loved the show and I don’t think you should Cancel the show at all. Please continue putting new seasons and episodes of the Kristie show on Tv. I do not want to see it gone at all. It was a great and Funny show. I loved it so much.


vp44 July 29, 2014 at 7:57 pm

I, did not like it or find it funny. She was so self centered and arrogant.


Bethany July 29, 2014 at 8:11 pm

I don’t think she is self centar are arrogant. I thought the show was so funny.


Why Watch July 30, 2014 at 1:39 pm

Huh? What did Bethany mean to write?


Bethany July 30, 2014 at 6:14 pm

What do you mean? what did I mean to write ? I meant to write what you saw cause a guy on here said. She is self centered and arrogant and I do not think she is self centered and arrogant. I want the show to be renewed and to be continued on the tv. I do not want the show to be cancelled. I love the show and thought it was so funny and haleriuos.


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