11:46am PT by Lesley Goldberg
'Uncle Buck' Canceled After One Season on ABC
It's one and done for ABC's Uncle Buck adaptation.
Star James Lesure took to Twitter on Wednesday to announce that the network would not move forward with a second season of the Universal Television/ABC Studios co-production. ABC confirmed that the remake of John Hughes' 1989 feature film will not return.
"Disappointed. No more @ABCUncleBuck. Cancelled. Thankful to have worked with @ABCNetwork. Proud of what we've done. Thx 4 let us entertain u," Lesure wrote.
The comedy featured an African-American cast including Lesure, Mike Epps and Nia Long. Steven Cragg and Brian Bradley (Happy Endings) were showrunners. Will Packer executive produced the series.