An ensemble comedy, Mr. Iglesias stars Iglesias, Sherri Shepherd, Gloria Aung, Tucker Albrizzi, Jacob Vargas, Maggie Geha, Cree Cicchino, Fabrizio Zacharee Guido, Coy Stewart, Kathryn Feeney, Richard Gant, and Oscar Nuñez. The TV show centers on Gabe Iglesias (Iglesias), a recovering alcoholic and public school history teacher who plies his trade at his alma mater. When Carlos, an assistant principal and bully, decides to cull some students from the herd to improve the school’s ranking, Gabe resolves to save them. Maybe he can help them realize the potential he knows they have, too.
The first season of Mr. Iglesias was released on June 21st with 10 episodes and is part of a three project deal that Netflix has with Iglesias. He is also doing a pair of standup specials for the streamer.
Series creator Kevin Hench will return as showrunner for season two and will also serve as an executive producer with Iglesias, Ron DeBlasio, and Joe Meloche. There’s no word yet on when the second season will premiere or how many episodes will be produced.
What do you think? Did you watch the first season of Mr. Iglesias on Netflix? Will you watch season two? Were you expecting this sitcom to be cancelled or renewed?