AMC just isn’t executed saying that Kevin Can F**ok Himself.
The cable outlet has picked up a second season of its multi-camera sitcom/gritty drama hybrid, which stars Annie Murphy as Allison, a prototypical sitcom spouse who enters a a lot darker world when she steps out of husband Kevin’s (Eric Petersen) orbit. The eight-episode second season is slated to air someday in 2022.
The collection aired first on streaming service AMC+, with episodes coming to the cable community per week later. AMC Networks says Kevin Can F**ok Himself, created by Valerie Armstrong, was the most important collection launch within the 14-month historical past of AMC+ and drove extra signups for the streaming bundle throughout its run than every other present — although, per common with streamers, exact viewership figures aren’t publicly accessible. It averaged 632,000 viewers over seven days on the AMC cable channel.
“It’s Kevin’s world, Allison’s simply dwelling in it. Or is she? This collection was constructed on a novel and distinctive idea, and the artistic workforce on each side of the digital camera, led by Valerie and Annie, delivered a extremely entertaining first season that actually acquired folks speaking and rooting for the sitcom spouse as by no means earlier than,” mentioned Dan McDermott, president unique programming for AMC Networks and AMC Studios. “We’re excited to see this gifted workforce transfer from the finale’s cliffhanger and proceed Allison’s journey, pushing the bounds of typical storytelling each step of the way in which.”
Stated Armstrong, “We’re so grateful to AMC for giving a house to our bizarre little present. Creating the primary season of Kevin Can F**ok Himself and getting to inform this story has been the enjoyment of my life. We couldn’t be extra thrilled to be caught in Worcester with Allison for one more 12 months.”
Armstrong govt produces the collection with showrunner Craig DiGregorio and Rashida Jones and Will McCormack of Le Practice Practice.