Uncle Buck Cancelled by ABC after 1 Season
By Daniel Redford on July 7, 2016
Other recent Renewals and Cancellations on ABC:
- ABC Predictions: Mistresses to be renewed, Uncle Buck has been cancelled (July 31st)
- ABC Predictions: Uncle Buck Cancelled, Mistresses Renewed (June 26th)
It won’t come as a surprise, but ABC has decided to cancel. The show aired its 8-episode first season over 4 weeks with double episodes. That sounds an awful lot like a burn-off, so even though it got not-all-that-bad ratings, this cancellation was long coming.
Series star James Lesure announced the news via Twitter:
— James Lesure (@JamesLesure) July 6, 2016
Based on the hit movie of the same name, the show followed(Mike Epps), a fun-loving but irresponsible guy who needed a job and a place to stay. His brother (Lesure) and sister-in-law needed some help around the house, prompting Buck to move in and become their nanny.
joins the dozens of other remakes that turned out to be a failure this season, including , , , and . What’s on next season’s schedule, you ask? , , , and many more remakes..