Deadline reports there’s been a bit of a shakeup behind the scenes at Kevin James’ new TV show, Kevin Can Wait. Showrunner Bruce Helford, who co-created the sitcom with James and Rock Reuben, has exited the CBS sitcom.
According to the report, Helford left because of creative differences with James. Cheers veteran Rob Long will assume the role of showrunner. He executive produced Sullivan & Son starring Steve Byrne and Brian Doyle-Murray. TBScancelled the sitcom after three seasons, in 2014.
Bruce Helford Exits Kevin Can Wait TV Show at CBS
Helford is the founder and owner of the television production company Mohawk Productions. He might be best known for co‐creating and executive producing the The Drew Carey Show, which ran for 10 seasons on ABC.
The George Lopez Show executive producer also created Anger Management. Additional credits include executive producing and writing Roseanne, as well as The Oblongs.
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This is a great show. Should be renewed.