Children Ruin Everything: Season 2 Renewal for Roku Channel Comedy Series, Series Debuting in May (Watch) – Canceled + TV Shows Renewed
Children ruin everything is coming to the Roku Channel soon, and the streaming service has renewed the series for a second season ahead of its May premiere. Starring Meaghan Rath, Aaron Abrams, Ennis Esmer, Nazneen Contractor, Logan Nicholson, Mikayla SwamiNathan, Dmitry Chepovetsky, Veena Sood, Lisa Codrington and Darius Rota, the series follows a pair as they deal with raising their two young children . The couple discovers how completely having children changes their lives.
In a press release, the Roku channel revealed more about the series and its renewal.
“Roku, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROKU) today announced that the first season of the Roku Original comedy Children ruin everything will debut on The Roku Channel in the United States on Friday May 13. Roku has also picked up season two of the series, which will feature double the episodes of season one, with an expanded episode season of 16 half-hour episodes. Production on the second season is slated to begin this spring in Toronto and Hamilton, Ontario.
Created by Golden Globe(R) and Emmy(R) Award winner Kurt Smeaton (Schitt’s Creek), Children ruin everything it’s living with the worst roommates of all: young children. Astrid (Meaghan Rath) and James (Aaron Abrams) struggle to balance being “mom and dad” to two children and being who they were before their offspring. Children ruin everything explores the hilarious and varied ways children can destroy your life and, if you’re lucky, replace it with something you have to admit is good enough too.
Colin Davis, Head of Scripted Originals, Roku: “It’s finally happened! Kurt Smeaton, Chuck Tatham and Mark Montefiore have brought us heartfelt comedy with Children ruin everything. This story is universal, endearing and the audience will instantly identify with these characters. As the momentum that drives Roku Originals continues, it’s beyond exciting to not only share the first season with the public, but also to have the opportunity to bring it back for an oversized season two on The Roku Channel.
Children ruin everything is produced and developed by New Metric Media in association with CTV, with support from the Canada Media Fund. Bell Media Distribution is the worldwide rights holder of “Children Ruin Everything,” and New Metric Media is the exclusive worldwide sales agent for the series. While airing in Canada, the series was CTV’s No. 1 New Comedy of the 2021-22 broadcast season and ranked as the biggest premiere episode of a Canadian comedy among A25-54 since 2019*.
Kurt Smeaton, creator, Children ruin everything“We have no doubt that audiences on The Roku Channel will immediately connect with Astrid and James as they navigate the hilarious and surprising ways in which having children changes your life. We can’t wait to finally share the series with the American audiences and we can’t wait to bring the talented cast back for more fun and mayhem in season two.
Check out the trailer for Children ruin everything below.
What do you think? Are you excited to see this comedy on The Roku Channel next month?