“Stumptown” Canceled On ABC Despite Season 2 Renewal


ABC canceled “Stumptown” despite renewing the show for a second season.According to a person familiar with the situation, due to scheduling and scheduling needs for the current season that have been impacted by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, ABC has chosen not to go ahead with the second season. as expected. Studio ABC Signature will purchase the series from other outlets.

Based on the graphic novel series of the same name, “Stumptown” starred Cobie Smulders as Dex Parios – a strong, assertive and quick-witted veteran with a complicated love life, gambling debts, and a long-lost brother. pick up in Portland, Oregon.

The series also starred Jake Johnson as Gray McConnell, Tantoo Cardinal as Sue Lynn Blackbird, Cole Sibus as Ansel Parios, Adrian Martinez as Tookie with Camryn Manheim as Lieutenant. Cosgrove and Michael Ealy as Detective Miles Hoffman.

“Stumptown” was created and produced by Jason Richman, with co-showrunner and executive producer Matt Olmstead. Ruben Fleischer and David Bernad, Greg Rucka (author of the graphic novel series), Matthew Southworth and Justin Greenwood (illustrators of the graphic novel series) were producers.

The hour-long drama is now the latest series to reverse its renewal as the pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the entertainment industry and physical production. Netflix previously ended “The Society” and “I don’t agree with that” in August, while the truTV series “I’m Sorry” was also discontinued despite a renewal. Amazon unplugged its ‘Cortes y Moctezuma’ miniseries two weeks ago because production could not resume due to COVID-19.

ABC renewed the majority of its scripted programming in May while also picking up a few new shows for the 2020-2021 season. David E. Kelley’s drama “Big Sky” has been commissioned in series, as has the multi-cam comedy “Call Your Mother” starring Kyra Sedgwick. Earlier today, the drama “Rebel” directed by Katey Sagal was repeated in the series.

Deadline first reported the cancellation of “Stumptown”.


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