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Erinn Hayes Exiting Kevin Can Wait Amid Season 2 Creative Reset

Kevin Can Wait is consciously uncoupling its central duo.

Erinn Hayes, who portrayed Kevin James’ wife Donna in Season 1 of the CBS sitcom, will not be returning for Season 2, TVLine has learned exclusively. The news comes just one day after the network announced that James’ former King of Queens co-star, Leah Remini, will join the show as a full-fledged series regular following a buzzed-about guest stint at the end of Season 1.

It is currently unknown how Kevin Can Wait will address Hayes’ absence, but a source confirms to TVLine that the sitcom is heading in a new creative direction in Season 2.

In the Season 1 finale, retired cop Kevin temporarily returned to the force as part of an ongoing undercover op with former partner Vanessa Cellucci (Remini). After the case was closed, Kevin came home to learn that Donna had quit her job as a school nurse after being passed up for a promotion, meaning both of them were now unemployed. At the time, the character insisted that he had no intention of going back to work full-time, but the door was at least left open for that to be a possibility.

In addition to James and Remini, the Kevin Can Wait cast includes James’ real-life brother, Gary Valentine, who played cousin Danny on The King of Queens.

UPDATE: Hayes has since weighed in on her “very sad” departure, thanking the fans for their support.

Kevin Can Wait Season 2 premieres on Monday, Sept. 25 at 9/8c.

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358 Comments
  1. Sarah Teresa says:

    What?!

    • Morris says:

      i know right and she did okay in the show and i think they probably did that because people talked so much negative about her on the show from the first season including those haters on Facebook and other social media so are they gonna get Kevin another wife or something?

  2. Jimmy says:

    Why is reset necessary? It wasn’t the funniest show around but it was entertaining. Plus shows don’t hit it strides right away. I don’t pay attention to ratings, so was it a ratings issue? Erinn Hayes isn’t the funniest lady but she did okay.

    • Jimmy says:

      The funniest scene in the show was when Erinn Hayes character was sleeping with her eyes slightly open. She looked like some possessed monster. It was hilarious!!!

      • Bamzai! says:

        Agreed. But it was the only hilarious moment involving Hayes. So that’s 1 in 24. Dud.

        • Jimmy says:

          I agree, she wasn’t the funniest part of the show. At the same time, I don’t think she was the problem either. I don’t think the show hit it’s stride yet, although I thought it was entertaining.

          I just don’t get the Leah remind addition. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a king of queens fan and have seen all the episodes. The problem is been there done that. Because of that I don’t think they’ll ever be romantically involved in this show, but they could have found someone else for a reset.

          In my opinion, it’s more of a rewind a decade ago than a reset. I prefer Leah over Erinn acting wise. I also prefer Leah over Erinn in shows where they play Kevin’s wife. But to have Leah again on Kevin’s show, it’s not an exciting announcement to me. For this show, I prefer Erinn over Leah just because Erinn is new.

          I plan on watching the reset show, so I do hope the reset is successful. Also I am profoundly surprised that Leah was added as a recurring character because of all the infighting there was on king of queens.

          • Tammy Case says:

            I agree with you.

          • Suzanne says:

            I agree with you, Jimmy. I don’t know what moron at CBS thought this was a good plan. She was one of the best on the show. I won’t be watching any longer

          • I agree with you, Erinn is a really solid actress and one of the best characters on the show – remember, even on King of Queens Leah played the role of the mature one in the relationship (the same as Erinn did here). It’s interesting that the report states that Kevin was one of the parties that wanted the change, if he did he’ll regret it as the show now has become a “been there done that show”! Personally, I went from someone who loved the show to someone who won’t watch anymore!

      • fuzzman656 says:

        Complete waste of time. Utterly unfunny throughout.

    • stacey says:

      the crazy thing was is that CBS has been touting this as the number one new comedy show…. why reset? I’m afraid the kids are going to end up just like Erinn. Big mistake in my estimation.

      • Mark Lockwood says:

        100% agree with you. Even CBS claimed the show was the number one new show, so let’s change what works to something new and different. I don’t get it or agree with CBS for doing this.

    • Evelyn Wellman says:

      In my opinion, Kevin James and a family does not work.

    • Erinn wasn’t supposed to be funny, her character was to play the “adult” in the relationship! I loved the show but won’t be watching anymore with Leah on it.

      • Tom says:

        I too loved the show, but won’t be watching anymore with Leah on it.

        • CBS should just change the show name from Kevin Can Wait to the King Of Queen and rehire Jerry Stiller as Leah Remini’s father role again. I must guess that Leah Remini will become Kevin’s new wife and his children step-mother

          • Tom says:

            I agree with your comment Charles. After the retool fails, I wonder what direction the show will go in then? I was loving the show until the episodes of Leah Remini. I was happy knowing I found a great sitcom to watch. Now I am left wondering what I can find to replace Kevin Can Wait in the fall?

          • I can’t believe that I waste my time to watch Kevin Can’t Wait and suddenly the show hire Leah Remini as his new lady star and fire the show original leading lady. I have never read so many negative messages.Good luck to the new season because Kevin is going to need it.

      • Mike Roberts says:

        Agreed, I’m done too!

  3. Sarah Teresa says:

    Why not cut to the chase and rename it King of Queens?

  4. Rob says:

    So basically they’re just going to have Kevin marry Leah Remini and then it’s King of Queens. Bring on Jerry Stiller, just call it what it is and be done with it.

  5. promogirl2 says:

    How stupid is this?1? I couldn’t stand KOQ. Now I actually like this show and boom it’s a rehash. Get it together CBS. Stop messing with stuff that works.

    • Sophie says:

      Could not agree more!

    • Jimmy says:

      Say hi to Steve, Danno, chin, and kono for me.

    • Derek says:

      KOQ is not the best acronym…

    • Anonymous says:

      Great decision! Erin Hayes and Kevin James had zero chemistry. Hayes is dry and bland. And King of Queens was is way better and funnier than this garbage show.

      • Morris says:

        you a hater

      • MC says:

        Absolutely. ITA. They gave Hayes a shot and she was mediocre. King of Queens was one of the great comedies of the last twenty years. It wasn’t very concerned with politically correctness, but there’s more pressure on everyone (including entertainment shows) to be PC these days.

      • Anonymous says:

        I couldn’t agree more. Erin had zero appeal, poor comedic timing and was just not funny. Great decision and looking so forward to season 2. My family and I have been saying all season that the show needed Leah. Now we need Spence, Deacon and of course Jerry Stiller to return. Honestly, King of Queens is in the top 5 best sitcoms ever!

      • K says:

        Agree 100%. I cannot imagine how or why Hayes was cast. Absolutely no chemistry, not funny, weak character. KoQ had strong characters who could be in scenes without James. This show has been nothing more than punchlines for him. That’s not gonna cut it.

        • Anonymous says:

          Couldn’t have said it better myself

        • Morris says:

          you a hater times two

        • lonieedd1 says:

          Hayes gave what she was given by the shows writers , Really?
          Didnt We get Enough of KoQ when it was on every week , umpteen years ago, and now from the re-runs Really? Kevin James has shown his character from KoQ’s on the show from time to time, but in All Reality, wouldnt We like to see Something Better? Even if it means watching a Different show?

      • J.L. says:

        Lack of chemistry might have been the case (even though I don’t think it is) and that’s probably why they’re getting rid of her, but it was only ONE season. Chemistry has to be developed. I think Erinn’s character was a surprising contrast to Leah. It showed a different family dynamic from King of Queens. I think that if they were going to get rid of Erinn’s character, they should have done it after the pilot episode instead of going through a whole season. I remember reading somewhere that Kevin James said that he wasn’t going to feature any former King of Queens stars on his new show, which I must admit bummed me out, but when Leah came on as a guest star I thought it was pretty cool, but to put her on to replace the lead female of the show doesn’t seem cool at all. I’m going to miss Erinn and her character, Donna. I’m definitely going to watch the Season 2 premier to see how she left the show, then I’ll probably phase out from watching it. I really hope the show does well. I’m just not cool with what went down. I know that I might be taking it a little too personal, lol, but it’s just one man’s opinion..

        • I still can’t believe the way Erinn Hayes suddenly left the show. It sound like Kevin James’s character will father and mother to his two kids since his wife will disappear. I hope that the writer will tell what happen to his wife in the first episode.

        • Sandy says:

          I agree I will watch the season 2 opener, then I am done. I don’t want Leah Remini on the show.

    • Cheryl says:

      Agree as well. I thought KOQ was not very funny, KCW is better. But I wouldn’t miss the show itself. So meh.

    • Kevin Can Wait had its moments, but overall I wouldn’t call it a great show at all. It really struggled the first 5-7 episodes.

      But it’s very strange that you didn’t like KOQ, but like this show when this is essentially a watered down version of KOQ.

    • Tina West says:

      King of Queens is the funniest show ever! I own every season. Woohoo for bringing Remini back

    • TERRI BROWN says:

      But it’s NOT working! How could ANYBODY not like KOQ? I just wish they’d bring back Stiller (but he’s probably too old).

    • JBDragon says:

      It was already a rehash of the Fatty and the Hottie concept.

  6. Kelly says:

    The entire reason I watched the show was because of the Kevin and Donna relationship. They were perfect. If that’s over, then I’m done.

  7. Nivek says:

    Ok, Kevin will get a divorce off screen before the show comes back. S2 will be about his falling in love with Leah and ending in their wedding. It will become King of Queens 2.0. Will he return to work as a UPS driver?

  8. EL says:

    Absolutely not surprised there was NO chemistry at all but I think 2 seasons and this show ends too awkward with LR back.

  9. Christine says:

    Ugh! Kevin and Donna were one of the most realistically funny couples on TV. I loved them! I’m not a big Leah Remini fan, so I don’t think I’ll be back for season 2. Plenty of other shows to check out.

  10. Sophie says:

    Really messing up that show now. I really like Donna as the wife. If you are going to bring Leah Remini back you might as well have another King of Queens. I like Leah but the show was funny with Donna. Probably will not watch anymore if you do that. Got tired of King of Queens, that is why it ended.

    • Ruben says:

      Ditto. Since Erin is not returning neither am I.

    • Tammy Case says:

      I totally agree.

    • stacey says:

      KOQ was good for what it was but I really liked Erinn Hayes. This doesn’t surprise me because I’ve seen Leah talk about Kevin on talk shows and she is very possessive of him. She has said things like “he is my husband” etc and even something about other women kissing him. I suspect she said she wouldn’t sign on unless Erinn was gone. I’ve liked Leah in the past but she seems to bring a storm with her wherever she goes. So sad for Erinn. It was supposed to be the highest rated comedy this season. What’s that all about?

  11. Michelle mauro says:

    She was my favorite character on the show, I did not care for the last few eps, so I will be removing this from my TiVO. I thought the show was okay, but Kevin got tiresome at times, so it is easy for me to walk away.

  12. Mack says:

    I do find it odd that this news breaks a day after the Leah news, it makes you wonder what’s really going on behind the scenes.

    • dan says:

      It’s pretty evident what happened: NBC didn’t pick up Leah’s pilot so CBS signed her to a contract for KCW and then fired Kevin’s wife. No mystery here.

      • Cas says:

        I feel like that is pretty crappy. I didn’t watch the show but if you out your lead actress for another actress then you suck. Leah is okay but I don’t think she is that great.

        • suzi says:

          I agree. I didn’t really enjoy the show, as it seemed James was giving us a lazy redo of King of Queens, but I am surprised by the harshness of hiring Remini and firing Hayes the next day.

      • Andrea says:

        Agreed, dan. It’s seems rather obvious what happened. As soon as CBS knew it could get Leah full time, it did.

      • Tracey Cee says:

        What pilot?

    • Jim says:

      It’s obvious that this is more about money and less about Erinn herself, who is wonderful. The show is on a budget and can’t afford both Leah and Erinn full time. In a perfect world they would keep both. CBS and Kevin/producers see the show flourishing with Leah as the new female lead, so they have devised a revamp. Personally, I say focus on Kevin, Vanessa and Chale, maybe starting a detective agency (keep the oldest daughter as recurring). Lose the other kids and his buddies (except Gary Valentine). They should add a boyfriend for Vanessa, but have sexual tension with Kevin…a Cheers-like scenario. The idea of Kevin waking from a dream and the show is actually the King Of Queens 2.0 is funny…but I’m not sure where you go with it creatively; I’d rather see what’s next for the existing characters.

      Overall, the show was a little too similar to Man With A Plan, originally. That show has improved, and seems to have found its groove as a family comedy with kids. Kevin Can Wait has had its moments, but really hasn’t had a clear direction.. it hasn’t had any storylines focused on the kids or family as a whole. A reset probably will improve the show as it refocuses on a streamlined cast. I’m willing to give it a chance.

  13. Kira says:

    My family watched this show every week. We loved Donna and Kevin. Part of the reason we didn’t like the season finale was because it focused too much on Remini’s character. If this is the direction the show is taking then it’s not worth tuning back in.

  14. Nivek says:

    Maybe S1 is just a big dream for Doug Hefferton and he’ll be back delivering packages again next year.

  15. dsrbroadway says:

    I was just waiting for the other shoe to drop. No way they were going to keep Erinn around if they have Leah Remini.

  16. parstl says:

    kind of weird. I liked KOQ but it had run its course. this is just strange…like Scientology strange.
    Just kidding. I like Leah but maybe she can find her own vehicle.

  17. Brandon says:

    I wonder if she quit after the news of leah. Why not just do a King of Queens reboot?

  18. Amanda says:

    I’m sorry the actress lost her job, but unfortunately I never felt chemistry between her & Kevin. She is a talented lady, so I’m sure she will find success elsewhere.

    • alang414 says:

      I agree about the chemistry, are they replacing the character or just the actress? They did that on family matters and prince of bel air, probably more shows.

  19. Susu says:

    This show follows the fat guy/pretty skinny wife thing way overdone on TV. Give me a voluptuous woman with a gorgeous man and I’m in. Not doing KoQ 2. 0

    • Kevin says:

      Fat guy … voluptuous woman

      Lol

    • SeanP says:

      Leah Remini hasn’t aged that we’ll and is no longer the skinny “hot” young wife with the overweight working class shlub. Physically, she’s much more believable as James’ wife now than during their KoQ heyday. The latter show had a good run, but I’m really not interested in watching any sort of a thinly veiled reboot. The problem with KCW wasn’t Erin, it was the writing and the over reliance on James’ physical comedy. The two younger kids were also miscast and I never managed to suspend my disbelief and buy them as the offspring of the lead characters. The funniest bits were the Odd Couple pairing of Kevin and Chael, especially when the latter “freeloader” was able to do better financially than his would-be father-in-law. Would’ve loved to see more Bas Ruttan too! Nevertheless, Erinn definitely deserved better treatment than she received. Kevin, as a producer, would’ve had a role in her dismissal. Not cool! I doubt I’ll be back. If I want to see KoQ, I’d prefer catching any of the umpteen reruns available daily.

  20. hbeachman says:

    So the “King of Queens” reboot is happening. Just like every other freakin’ TV show that’s aired over the last 20-25 years!

  21. Gail says:

    Well, one less show to watch. It’s a shame because I liked her character. I never liked King of Queens mostly due to Remini’s character. Usually rude and crude which is what the guest spot character was.

  22. Haz says:

    Why not just pull the plug and reboot King of Queens? Do a time jump and have them raising a teenager…even though that might mean Arthur is dead, I’m unsure of Stillers characters age but I know Stiller is almost 90. They could have also retooled it the way that John Ritter/Markie Post show in the 90s was retooled. I’ll be honest for some reason this kind of rubs me the wrong way. It just seems odd. I’m wondering if the actress was fired after the were able to secure Remini or if this was a possibility all along.

  23. Barry says:

    I liked her a lot and their relationship. It was nice seeing Kevin and Leah together again, but I would still prefer Erinn to stay. Will he still have kids? A wife? They might as well just call each other Doug and Carrie again and just let it go. I like KCW a lot. It’s pleasant and enjoyable, but TKOQ was a lot funnier.

  24. Jane says:

    I think the current actress of( kevin) does not want to share the lime light with former(king)actress…I cannot blame her never watch (king)thought the wife was too rude there’s funny rude then there is just over kill..so most likely not going to watch…why ruin another good show.. My thought if the show made it to a second season,leave it alone why fix it if its not broken

    • Gail says:

      She was let go. Didn’t quit per her tweet.

    • BobSal says:

      The problem is that Kevin was disgustingly rude to his wife on KCW. I agree that too much nastiness isn’t fun to watch but Kevin on KCW was as bad as Remini’s character on KoQ. When she appeared on KCW I was actually glad she gave was well as him. The way his character treated Donna was cringe-worthy. No woman with self esteem would tolerate his crap. At least on KoQ, one could under why he tolerated Carrie. He was a complete doofus on KoQ an she was good looking. That was enough for people to understand why his character would stick around. Kevin on KCW had no redeeming qualities; it was difficult to see why she would stay with him and even harder to watch the show itself. It was just plain bad.

  25. This is so interesting. Was Erinn pushed out or did she leave voluntarily? I liked the relationship that she and Kevin James had – but there is NO WAY that CBS was going to ignore a gesture on Leah’s part that she wanted a slot on the show. Let’s face it: she’s a formidable presence. And controversy breeds interest. I love it in one way – because Scientology said that she was finished. Looks like this is the Ultimate Eff You to that group :) Not happy that Erinn is out of work like this. But I completely understand from a business standpoint. Kevin and Leah have fabulous, combustible chemistry. And HE is one of the sharpest tools in the shed regarding “how to make money.” I wish everyone well!

    • dan says:

      Erinn was an employee on contract with the production company. They fired her pure and simple. Typical prime time tv acting contracts are seven years and the options are always in favor of the production company. They exercised their option not to invite her back for the second season. Maybe they had to pay her to release her from the contract, but I’m sure it wasn’t her decision.

  26. AngelWasHere says:

    Why not just reboot King of Queens? Sure staring to sound like King of Queens.

  27. AngelWasHere says:

    Why not just reboot King of Queens? Sure staring to sound like King of Queens.

    • Andrea says:

      That’s what I think, AngelWasHere. Who has the rights to King of Queens? If it’s a CBS production, the network should just own up and relaunch King of Queens next season. That’s what everyone thinks of in terms of Kevin and Leah anyway. I was never a regular watcher of KOQ, but I’d create characters who had some sort of tie to the original KOQ characters and cast the KCW actors in those roles.

  28. Summer says:

    Too bad this happened after pilot season. I’ve liked Erinn Hayes in everything I’ve seen her in, and she definitely deserves better. I’d like to see her do an arc on something like American Housewife or Speechless or something. She’d be a good fit for those comedies.

    • ravynrobyn says:

      I absolutely LOVED her in “Worst Week Ever” with Kyle Bornheimer, Nancy Lenehan & the dad from ‘That 70’s Show”. They didn’t give her much to work with, she did what she could. Cruel way to lose your job, so publicly too 😠

      Good luck, Erinn 👍

  29. David says:

    I stopped watching this about 2/3 of the way through along with the Matt LeBlanc show this season. Not really sure how they would explain her leaving unless they cut the home life and make this a workplace show? They really should just bring back King of Queens at this point if they are going to do all of this.

    • Bamzai! says:

      Both Kevin Can Wait and Man with a Plan (or as you know it, the Matt LeBlanc show) are very cringy. However, there is one thing that makes one show great, and that is Kevin James. The guy just can play the doofus like nobody can, certainly not LeBlanc. And in both the wives and kids are a dud.

      Agreed with KoQ, of maybe a new format where James and Remini are the Cops of Queens.

      • Haz says:

        Very true but Leblanc, McHale, and James all deserve better. I was sort of relieved when The Great Indoors was cancelled, I couldn’t get past it’s third episode. I don’t see Leblanc getting any awards recognition for Man as he did with Episodes.

  30. Tom says:

    Wow that was surprising. I will give it a try, am curious as to how things play out. I just don’t know what to make of this at all

  31. Bamzai! says:

    Perfect!

    Hayes felt odd as the wife (too good looking and normal to marry a tool like Kevin), and beside a few stray moments, there wasn’t any chemistry between the two.

    In KoQ, Remini as his wife made sense. She was good looking but had a terrible personality, I see quite a few marriages like that around me, while the fat guy with a beautiful tall wife has been encountered exactly 0 times, even if the guy was loaded.

    Just wondering what they will do with season 2. Maybe just focus on his work as a cop (the family needs money since everybody was out of a job in the finale), and lose his home situation entirely. The kids, especially Chale (so terrible…) and Kendra, where a dud, and just in the way of Kevin being Doug…I mean Kevin, with his group of friends.

    Kevin the cop, bumbling around while Remini yells “moron” at him… Yes, I would watch that!

  32. LMF says:

    not sure how this got renewed in the first place and I really like Kevin James

    • Jimmy says:

      It’s partially owned by CBS. They’ve been dumping shows they don’t at least partially own for a few years now.

  33. Kristina says:

    Bummer. Not a big fan of most of the rest of the cast, and have no interest of watching a KoQ reboot.

  34. TS says:

    Wow! Well Season 2 will be it’s last season. I can’t believe they are going to make such a big change in something that works. I think too many people are comparing it to King of Queens.

  35. Cathy says:

    I don’t like it. I like Remini but didn’t care for her character on the show. Shame. I think it will ruin the show & not see a 3rd season. Just my opinion.

  36. skrable2a says:

    Why don’t they just call it “King Of Queens” and return them to their original characters? James can wake up from the strangest dream about being married to someone else …

  37. DavidBowieSong says:

    NBC has Will & Grace coming back. ABC has Roseanne. Is this that big of a surprise to anyone? While I think it’s unfair to automatically call it King of Queens 2 the character Remini played on Kevin last year is about half a step away from Carrie.

    The bigger question is how much of a “change” are they making?

    Does Kevin re-join the force so his wife and kids leave? Is he settling into a whole new environment? If so, won’t all of the supporting cast leave too? It seems like Ryan Cartwright’s character Cale is a big hit.

    Is it a complete change or just Hayes?

    • Stacy says:

      Kevin James is a comedian who always plays a caricature version of himself, and I think the same is probably true of Remini. Even back when Remini was on Saved by the Bell she played a variation of who Carrie became. I don’t see it as a KOQ reboot, but they’ll be banking on that same chemistry, but in a different plot setting.

  38. I really watch the show mostly for Chale (Ryan Cartwright). All the funniest episodes are the ones in which he’s featured. But Donna was my second favorite character. Way more relatable than either Kevin James or Leah Remini in anything. The two episodes with her in season one were just horrible.

  39. patrickmaloney33 says:

    Is anyone else kind of really grossed out by this show?

  40. MLPR says:

    I agree the show was lackluster, but I don’t think it had anything to do with the wife. His kids were the problem for me. Two episodes in, I forgot that he had two younger kids. And then the oldest one had the ridiculous British boyfriend, who, I’m sorry, would never be with the her in real life. It was the stupidest character on TV in years. Hopefully they will creatively nix all his kids, too.

    • BobSal says:

      I liked the Chale character (didn’t care for the name) but I agree, he feels completely mismatched with the daughter (who is so unmemorable to me that I don’t know her character’s name). I only liked his scenes that didn’t involve her.

  41. Eric Smith says:

    Disappointing..I really liked her.

  42. Bossy says:

    Its to bad everything has to be explained these days. The Lucy Show never mentioned what happened to her kids after a certain point. Doris Day had kids and Grandpa and then didn’t. Her boss and friends changed from one season to the next without explanation. If they can produce a good show who cares why someone is no longer there. Its a shame for the actor. I hope it was her choice to leave.

  43. Missy Kelly says:

    Watch both Kevin Can Wait and Man With a Plan in the early episodes and had the same problem with both of them. The wives were too good. too young, too attractive, too smart for the men they were matched with. When you don’t have a classic “leading” man in the lead, you should probably not cast a “leading” lady.

    • Eric H says:

      Except in Man with a Plan, the actress who plays Matt LeBlanc’s wife, Liza Snyder, is the same age as him. She only looks younger because LeBlanc has gone almost completely gray.

      • JoviChick says:

        Plus I think they are equals in the looks department – So I think they are well suited for each other.

  44. Remember none of this would have happened without Kevin’s say-so.

  45. YPB says:

    Not sure they can bring back the popularity of KOQ by simply bringing Leah To KCW. She’s now known for her views on Scientology.
    Good luck!

  46. Donna Dykema says:

    Sad that shows let people go to pay newer actors more money than the current actors get. Same thing with Paula Abdul who would have come back to Amer. Idol BUT the show opted to go with Katie Perry who will be making a fortune compared to what they paid Paula. Some will say Errin Hayes wasn’t as good as Leah is BUT we only had one season of Errin. She never had a chance. Although I like Leah, why couldn’t she have been cast in another new show. I do not want to see a rehash of King Of Queens which I didn’t like!

  47. darkangel200 says:

    What is CBS doing?! First they retool Bull, now this? Leave your shows alone. Erinn was the only good part of the show.

  48. chip says:

    She was just ok, no chemistry. Loved King of Queens, happy to see Leah Remini as a regular.

  49. paula k king says:

    This is so wrong.basically she was fired so Leah Remini could be on the show.It wont be the same.

  50. Alli says:

    The best thing about the show is Chale, who is barely on. Next was Donna. Leah Remini is an annoying overactor and Kevin James is the same guy in everything he is in. I watched because the supporting cast made the lead better. A restructure in a program that is already successful?? Why? Im out.