CBS, which announced its programming plans for next season on Wednesday, has officially canceled two sophomore series: the legal drama “All Rise” and the comedy “The Unicorn.” In contrast, The Eye lit up Chuck Lorre’s freshman sitcoms “B Positive” and “The United States of Al” for the second season. They join the returning producers “Young Sheldon” and “Bob Hearts Abishola”.
Warner Bros. ‘All Rise’ Television dealt with the lives and relationships of the judges, attorneys, clerks and law enforcement officers who work at the Los Angeles County Courthouse. Simone Missick starred as newly appointed judge Lola Carmichael, along with Wilson Bethel, Marg Helgenberger, Jessica Camacho, J. Alex Brinson, Lindsay Mendez, Ruthie Ann Miles, Lindsey Gort and Audrey Corsa. Dee Harris Lawrence, Len Goldstein and Michael Robin were the executive producers. The cancellation comes less than two months after series creator and co-showrunner Greg Spottiswood was fired from the series following an investigation into allegations of race and gender issues in the Writers’ Room. the show. And the cancellation could potentially allow Marg Helgenberger to join the next “CSI” revival.
CBS Studios’ “The Unicorn” focused on Wade (Walton Goggins) following the loss of his wife. A devoted single parent to his two teenage daughters, he is suddenly a popular commodity with women, and his friends explain that he is the perfect single man – a “unicorn”: employed, attractive and with a proven track record of commitment.