Uncle Buck (2016 TV series)

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Uncle Buck
Uncle Buck 2015 ABC.png
Created by
  • Steven Cragg
  • Brian Bradley
Based on Uncle Buck
by John Hughes
Starring
Composer(s) Chris Alan Lee
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 8
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Steven Cragg
  • Brian Bradley
  • Will Packer[1]
Producer(s)
  • Korin Huggins
  • Phil Traill
  • (co-executive producers)[1]
Camera setup Single-camera
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s)
Distributor NBCUniversal Television Distribution
Release
Original network ABC
Original release June 14 (2016-06-14) – July 5, 2016 (2016-07-05)
Chronology
Preceded by Uncle Buck
Related shows
External links
Website

Uncle Buck is an American single-camera comedy television series based on the 1989 movie of the same name that debuted on ABC as an entry in the 2015–16 television season. The series was created for television by Steven Cragg and Brian Bradley. The show was picked up to series on May 8, 2015[1] and aired from June 14, 2016 to July 5, 2016.[2]

On July 6, 2016, ABC cancelled the series after one season.[3]

Cast and characters[edit]

Reception[edit]

Uncle Buck received generally negative reviews from critics. On Rotten Tomatoes, the series holds an approval rating of 32%, based on 19 critics, with an average rating of 4.3/10. The site's critical consensus reads, "Despite the efforts of a charming cast, Uncle Buck is a painfully predictable adaptation without enough laughs."[6] On Metacritic, the series has a score of 37 out of 100, based on 15 critics, indicating "generally unfavorable reviews".[7]

Episodes[edit]

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
code
US viewers
(millions)
1"Pilot"Phil TraillSteven Cragg & Brian D. BradleyJune 14, 2016 (2016-06-14)1014.96[8]
2"Li'l Scarface"Stan LathanKenny SmithJune 14, 2016 (2016-06-14)1034.96[8]
3"Ride Along"Fred GossSteven Cragg & Brian D. BradleyJune 21, 2016 (2016-06-21)1023.47[9]
4"Brothers"Ryan CaseDavid HemingsonJune 21, 2016 (2016-06-21)1053.47[9]
5"Going to Jail Party"Reginald HudlinMichael PennieJune 28, 2016 (2016-06-28)1043.65[10]
6"I Got This"Reginald HudlinAlyson FouseJune 28, 2016 (2016-06-28)1063.65[10]
7"The Interrogation"Ken WhittinghamSteven Cragg & Brian D. BradleyJuly 5, 2016 (2016-07-05)1083.23[11]
8"Block Party"Victor Nelli Jr.Regina HicksJuly 5, 2016 (2016-07-05)1073.23[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Andreeva, Nellie (May 8, 2015). "Uncle Buck Picked Up To Series At ABC". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 22, 2015. 
  2. ^ Porter, Rick (April 19, 2016). "'ABC summer 2016 schedule: 'Uncle Buck' and game shows, 'Secrets and Lies' to fall". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved April 20, 2016. 
  3. ^ Petski, Denise (July 6, 2016). "Uncle Buck' Will Not Return For Season 2 On ABC". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 6, 2016. 
  4. ^ Ross, Robyn (May 8, 2015). "ABC Orders Uncle Buck Reboot to Series". TV Guide. Retrieved July 8, 2015. 
  5. ^ a b c d e "About Uncle Buck". ABC.com. Retrieved July 28, 2015. 
  6. ^ Uncle Buck at Rotten Tomatoes
  7. ^ Uncle Buck at Metacritic
  8. ^ a b Porter, Rick (June 15, 2016). "Tuesday final ratings: 'America's Got Talent' adjusts up, 'Maya & Marty' and 'Coupled' adjust down". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved June 15, 2016. 
  9. ^ a b Porter, Rick (June 22, 2016). "Tuesday final ratings: 'Maya & Marty,' 'To Tell the Truth' and 'Coupled' adjust down". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved June 22, 2016. 
  10. ^ a b Porter, Rick (June 29, 2016). "Tuesday Final Ratings: 'Zoo' premiere adjusts down to series low". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved June 29, 2016. 
  11. ^ a b Porter, Rick (July 7, 2016). "Tuesday final ratings: 'America's Got Talent' adjusts up to season high". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved July 7, 2016. 

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