The Exes: Season Two for TV Land Series

The Exes season twoThe guys of The Exes haven’t had great luck with marriage but their show is doing okay. It’s just been renewed for a second season on TV Land.

Starring Donald Faison, Wayne Knight, David Alan Basche, Kelly Stables and Kristen Johnston, The Exes revolves around a trio of very different divorced men who live together in an apartment owned by their female divorce attorney.

The Exes TV series debuted in November to a 0.3 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 1.435 million total viewers. The numbers have dwindled in the past month or so but TV Land is still happy enough with the show’s performance to renew it for a second season.

Last night’s installment marked the season finale but viewers won’t have to wait long to see new installments. Season two will premiere sometime in June.

Here’s the press release from TV Land:

TV LAND PICKS UP ORIGINAL SITCOM “THE EXES” FOR SECOND SEASON
Season Two Will Premiere In June 2012 Along With New Series “Have Faith”

February 2, 2012 – New York, NY – TV Land has picked up its hit original sitcom, “The Exes,” for a second season, it was announced today by Larry W. Jones, president, TV Land. “The Exes,” written by “Frasier” scribe Mark Reisman, stars critically-acclaimed actors Donald Faison (“Scrubs”), Wayne Knight (“Seinfeld,” “Hot in Cleveland”), David Alan Basche (“The Starter Wife”), Kelly Stables (“Two and a Half Men”) and Kristen Johnston (“3rd Rock From The Sun”).

Season two is set to premiere in June of this year along with the network’s new original sitcom, “Have Faith” (working title), starring Cedric “The Entertainer” and Niecy Nash. To date, “The Exes” has averaged an audience of 1.5 million total viewers, earning a .65 Adults 25-54 rating and a .81 among Women 25-54 (Source: Nielsen, 11/30/11-1/25/12, Wed 10:30p-11p, most current data). Guest stars this season have included Judith Light (“Who’s The Boss?”), Diedrich Bader (“The Drew Carey Show”), Janina Gavankar (“True Blood”), Ken Marino (“Party Down”) and NBA star Amar’e Stoudemire.

“‘The Exes’ has proven to be an excellent addition to our primetime line-up,” said Jones. “This cast of seasoned comedy performers and a writing team led by Mark Riesman are what keep our viewers coming back week after week. We can’t wait to get started on the second season.”

“The Exes” revolves around divorce attorney Holly (Johnston) as she introduces her newly-single client Stuart (Basche) to his new roommates – ladies’ man Phil (Faison) and homebody Haskell (Knight), who share an apartment which Holly owns. Things start off a little shaky when the two bachelors have reservations about living with clingy Stuart, but Holly is right across the hall to help them avoid any catastrophes. To top it all off, Holly’s assistant, Eden (Stables), doesn’t exactly let her professionalism get in the way of prying into her boss’s personal life.

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What do you think? Do you like The Exes? Are you glad that it’s been renewed or do you think it should have been cancelled instead?

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12 Comments · Read them below or add one

  1. Kay says

    Love the show! So glad to see Kristen Johnston back on a series and making us all laugh again. Congrats to her for a fasinating book as well.

  2. Ruth says

    I love this show! I started watching it just to see Wayne Knight as I became a fan after seeing him in Jurassic Park. After watching the show for awhile I think that the other actors are great too. I really enjoy the characters and the plots. A lot of LOL episodes, that’s for sure. I am thrilled that they’re going to be on for another season. Long Live “The Exes!”

  3. Wendy says

    I’m very glad that “The Exes” will continue. I enjoy the plots and the interactions of the characters. I laugh and forget all my cares & woes!

  4. Tha Critic says

    Can’t say I didn’t see that coming. But I wanna know why all of TV Land’s original shows are about single and/or divorced people that go to bars and stuff. Why can’t they just be with somebody already and stay with them?

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