Peacock will not return to Rutherford Falls .
NBCUniversal Supported Streaming Service Cancelled from showrunner Sierra Teller Ornelas comedy series and starred Ed Helms after two seasons.
Created by Ornelas, Helms and Mike Schur (The Good Place), Rutherford Falls marked breakthrough Local representation series on screen and in author room.
The cancellation arrives nearly three months after Peacock dropped all eight episodes of the show’s second season. While Peacock doesn’t release traditional ratings figures, the second season of the comedy starring Helms, Jana Schmidding and Michael Grayes received a rare 1180631 percentile score. (The first season is also certified fresh with a percentage rating.)
Although it The State of Peacock isn’t keen on renewing the show after its freshman season due to a lack of ratings, sources said. The same source noted that producer Universal Television — Peacock’s studio brother — provided and paid for all of the second season because it believed in the show and valued its relationship with Shure. It’s also worth pointing out that Season 2 is two episodes short of Freshman’s.
) Rutherford Falls ,” Ornelas wrote to THR said in a statement. “Mike Shure, Ed Helms and I set out to do something new, real, smart – but also stupid – to make you cry and think. , but also laughs when Reagan gets kicked in the face or Nathan gets stuffed in the coffin. Before our show—to borrow the words of Terry Thomas, played by the talented Michael Greyeyes—“Indigenous representation is, to a large extent, a hate crime.” This That’s why it’s an honour to introduce the best of India to the masses. We’re still overwhelmed by the response to the criticism, getting a 100 percentage on Rotten Tomatoes in our second season, although we regret we’re in Peacock The time has come and finally, we are so grateful for them for picking us up and showcasing the talents of comedy legend Ed Helms as well as Jana Schmieding, Jesse Leigh, Dana Wilson, Dallas Goldtooth, Kaniehtiio Horn and many others. We love the characters, the world we’ve created, and the impact it has, and will explore other platforms that the people of Rutherford Falls can call home.
Schur has a long-standing relationship with Universal Television and works in the studio under a lucrative overall deal, having previously worked at The Office , and created Parks and Recreation, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Good Places . The cancellation of Rutherford Falls marks Shure’s second major blow in recent months, and is at Peacock Choice Cancelling baseball superfans’ beloved Dream Harbor for Kevin Costner. The show has received direct series orders and is set to shoot in Iowa. With Meanwhile, Shure continues to executive produce the HBO Max Emmy-winning comedy Hacks and Freevee (formerly IMDb TV) comedy Primo .
As for Ornelas, the showrunner last year extended her overall deal with Universal Television, most recently as Apple Inc. Maya Rudolph’s co-executive producer comedy Booty. The series was recently picked for a second season.