You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

‘Schooled’ Picked Up for Full Season at ABC, Showrunner Tim Doyle Exits

Schooled” has received a back nine order for its second season at ABC. In addition, showrunner Tim Doyle has departed the series.

Series co-executive producers Tom Hertz and Vanessa McCarthy will take over for Doyle. Season 2 of the show will now run for 22 episodes compared to the 13-episode first season. The first season of the show launched at midseason, while Season 2 debuted this fall.

This marks the second showrunner change for the “Goldbergs” spinoff this year, with Doyle having taken over from Season 1 showrunner and series co-creator Marc Firek in August. Doyle, who remains under an overall deal at ABC Studios, previously created the ABC comedy “The Kids Are Alright.” That show aired for one season and was based on Doyle’s own childhood growing up in a large Irish-Catholic family.

Hertz previously worked with Doyle on “The Kids Are Alright.” He also created the CBS comedy “Rules of Engagement.” His other TV credits include “9JKL,” “Spin City,” and the reboot of “The Odd Couple.” McCarthy worked with Hertz on “Rules of Engagement” and also counts shows like “The Goldbergs,” “American Housewife,” and “Friends” among her other credits. \

Schooled” centers on Lainey Lewis (AJ Michalka), who ends up taking a teaching job at her old high school, working alongside her former disciplinarians Principal Glascott (Tim Meadows) and Coach Mellor (Bryan Callen), as well as the young and cool CB (Brett Dier). The series is produced Sony Pictures Television and ABC Studios. “The Goldbergs” creator Adam F. Goldberg and Doug Robinson serve as executive producers, with Hertz and McCarthy now elevated to executive producer roles in addition to serving as showrunners. Goldberg co-created the series with Firek. Goldberg recently departed his longtime home at Sony Pictures Television, which is the sole studio behind “The Goldbergs,” for a multi-year overall deal at ABC Studios.

More TV

  • Ryan Reynolds' Aviation Gin Hijacks 'Peloton

    Ryan Reynolds Hijacks 'Peloton Wife,' Wrings New Buzz From Old Ad Trick

    The “Peloton Wife” is on the verge of striking up a new relationship outside her marriage The actress who plays the controversial Madison Avenue figure in a commercial for the luxury physical-fitness company is back in a new ad campaign – for another marketer that has little to do with promoting a healthy lifestyle. Aviation [...]

  • Shefali Shah in Delhi Crime

    'Delhi Crime’ Wins Big at Asian Academy Creative Awards

    Richie Mehta’s harrowing Netflix series “Delhi Crime” was the big winner at the 2nd annual Asian Academy Creative Awards in Singapore on Friday. Representing the show, lead actress Shefali Shah was rushed off her feet as she repeatedly had to return to the stage. “Delhi Crime” earned her best actress in a leading role, best [...]


    ‘Karnawal,’ ‘Restless,’ ‘Summer White,’ ‘Firsts’ Win Big at Ventana Sur

    BUENOS AIRES  — With Ventana Sur now firing on multiple cylinders, featuring pix-in post or project competitions for not only art films but also genre pics and animation – two sectors embraced by young creators in Latin America – “Karnawal,” “Restless,” “Summer White” and  “Firsts” proved big winners among Ventana Sur’s arthouse and animation competitions, [...]

  • Robert Walker Jr.

    'Star Trek' Actor Robert Walker Jr. Dies at 79

    Robert Walker Jr., son of actors Robert Walker and Jennifer Jones, died Thursday, his family confirmed to the official website for the television show “Star Trek.” He was 79. Walker Jr. is best remembered for playing the titular Charlie Evans in the “Star Trek” episode “Charlie X” from the show’s first season in 1966. His [...]

  • Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James, right,

    TV Ratings: Why Is the NBA Shooting Air Balls?

    The NBA’s TV ratings so far this season have been far from all-star level. Viewership across ESPN, TNT and NBA TV is down 15% year-to-year overall, according to Nielsen figures. TNT’s coverage is averaging 1.3 million viewers through 14 telecasts, down 21% versus last year’s comparable coverage, while on ESPN the picture isn’t much prettier. The [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content