The Marvel Years is coming to an finish after two seasons on ABC, The Hollywood Reporter has realized.
The choice to finish the comedy sequence follows the 10-episode second season having aired its finale Aug. 16. ABC introduced late final yr that the season had been bumped to the summer season.
The Marvel Years is impressed by the unique sequence of the identical title that debuted in 1988 and aired its finale in Might 1993 after six seasons.
The current model starred Dulé Hill and featured Don Cheadle because the narrator. Elisha “EJ” Williams, Saycon Sengbloh, Laura Kariuki, Amari O’Neil, Julian Lerner and Milan Ray rounded out the forged for the venture that was created by Saladin Ok. Patterson and premiered in September 2021.
Unique sequence star Fred Savage, who labored as a director and govt producer on ABC’s reinvented model, was fired final yr following a misconduct investigation.
Amid the continuing writers and actors strikes, ABC is about to launch its fall slate later this month with no new scripted exhibits and a heavy reliance on unscripted choices. Among the many sequence airing new episodes quickly embody Dancing With the Stars — which returns to the community after its earlier season on Disney+ — together with recreation exhibits akin to Movie star Jeopardy!, Movie star Wheel of Fortune and Press Your Luck, plus The Bachelor franchise spinoffs Bachelor in Paradise and senior citizen-focused The Golden Bachelor.
In her assessment of The Marvel Years for THR on the time of the present’s 2021 launch, critic Angie Han wrote, “That the sequence manages to invoke nostalgia for bygone days whereas additionally remaining comparatively clear-eyed in regards to the challenges of that interval, each in adolescence and in American historical past, is not any small feat — and it accomplishes this whereas delivering the comfortable attraction of the perfect household sitcoms, together with the one that offers it its title.”