How do you like them apples? TV Land has ordered a second season of the Teachers TV series. The show is written by and stars The Katydids, who wrote and acted in the Teachers web series.
The cast of Teachers includes: Caitlin Barlow, Katy Colloton, Cate Freedman, Kate Lambert, Katie O’Brien and Kathryn Renée Thomas. Along with The Katydids, Alison Brie and showrunners Ian Roberts and Jay Martel executive produce the series. Matt Miller and Cap Gun Collective are also executive producers.
Excerpted from a multi-show TV Land press release:
TV LAND ANNOUNCES OVERALL DEAL WITH DARREN STAR, A 20-EPISODE SECOND SEASON ORDER FOR “TEACHERS,” AND PILOTS FOR ADAPTATION OF “THE FIRST WIVES CLUB” AND UNTITLED KYLE RICHARDS PROJECT WITH EMMY®-WINNING EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS JOHN WELLS AND JOHN RIGGI
New York, NY – March 3, 2016 – Following a successful brand re-invention, TV Land continues to evolve and expand its roster of original scripted programming by partnering with A-list talent, producers and writers to become a destination for compelling, quality television. During the network’s Upfront presentation held today at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York, Keith Cox, TV Land’s Executive Vice President, Development and Original Programming, announced an overall deal with entertainment icon Darren Star, the creator, executive producer and writer of the network’s critically-acclaimed comedy “Younger,” keeping him on board to develop another project with the network. Cox also revealed that TV Land has renewed “Teachers” for a 20-episode second season after reaching an impressive average of 3.4 million viewers each week across all platforms (1 minute qualifier, average weekly reach).
“TEACHERS” – Season One Finale on Wednesday, March 16th at 10:30pm ET/PT
“Teachers” revolves around a group of elementary school teachers who are trying to mold the minds of America’s youth, but don’t have their own lives together at all. From Ms. Bennigan awkwardly flirting with the school’s resident “hot dad,” to Ms. Snap hooking up with the school janitor, and Ms. Watson making her class Facebook-stalk an ex-boyfriend, they’re changing the world – perhaps not for the better – one student at a time. “Teachers” is written by and stars The Katydids, who wrote and acted in the popular web series of the same name and are each named a version of “Katie” – Caitlin Barlow, Katy Colloton, Cate Freedman, Kate Lambert, Katie O’Brien and Kathryn Renée Thomas. Along with The Katydids, Alison Brie (“Community”) and showrunners Ian Roberts and Jay Martel (“Key and Peele”) executive produce the series. Matt Miller and Cap Gun Collective are also executive producers.
About TV Land
TV Land is the programming destination featuring the best in entertainment on all platforms for consumers in their 40s. Consisting of original programming, acquisitions and a digital portfolio, TV Land is now seen in over 98 million U.S. Homes.
Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA) is home to premier global media brands that create compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, apps, games, consumer products, social media and other entertainment content for audiences in more than 160 countries and territories. Viacom’s media networks, including MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, BET, CENTRIC, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., TeenNick, Nicktoons, Nick at Nite, Comedy Central, TV Land, SPIKE, Tѓ3s, Paramount Channel and VIVA, reach approximately 700 million television subscribers worldwide. Paramount Pictures, America’s oldest film studio, is a major global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment.
For more information about Viacom and its businesses, visit www.viacom.com. Keep up with Viacom news by following Viacom’s blog at blog.viacom.com and Twitter feed at www.twitter.com/Viacom.
What do you think? Did you watch the first season of the Teachers TV show? Do you think the show deserves this second season renewal? Let us know, below.
Teachers is a no talent, no class, filthy piece of trash and should be banned from all Networks!
The show is HILARIOUS! I LOVE each and everyone one of The Katydids! They are talented and not afraid to be on the edge!! Please Please Please release it on DVD!!!
Dumbest show on tv. Really bad acting, and writing.
Please remove this program. It is demeaning to Teachers and it teaches it is ok for students to be disrespectful. I especially was appalled by the fact that a 5th grader was taking the name of the Lord in vain and that that is suppose to be acceptable!? I saw that on a commercial clip during the day! I find that very offensive! Morals sure have deteriorated and we need more programs that teach morality, respect, and decency are still in fashion!