Schmigadoon creator says total third season was written earlier than Apple TV cancellation

Schmigadoon creator says total third season was written earlier than Apple TV cancellation

Schmigadoon! has been cancelled after two seasons at Apple TV+.

The musical comedy sequence, which starred Keegan-Michael Key and Cecily Robust together with a big supporting forged, first debuted in 2021.

In a press release posted to his private Instagram, co-creator Cinco Paul wrote: “I’m unhappy to share that Apple is not going to be shifting ahead with Season 3 of Schmigadoon!

“The season is written (together with 25 new songs) however we sadly received’t be making it. Such is life. I need to thank everybody concerned with the present, our unimaginable forged and crew and writers, our great supporters at Broadway Video, Common and Apple, for every part they did to make it occur.

“It’s a miracle we even obtained two seasons, truthfully, and I’m so grateful we did.

“And to all of the followers of the present on the market – thanks with all of my coronary heart. Your love and assist has meant a lot, and the truth that you linked with our present, that it introduced you some pleasure, means the world to me.

Schmigadoon! stars Keegan-Michael Key and Cecily Robust

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“This was robust information to get, however the optimist in me is satisfied it’s not the tip of Schmigadoon… and perhaps it’s even a contented starting. Love, Cinco”.

In addition to creating Schmigadoon!, Paul and his writing companion Ken Daurio are behind all three Despicable Me movies, Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who!, Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, and The Secret Lifetime of Pets.

Reacting to Paul’s Instagram submit, Schmigadoon! star Kristin Chenoweth wrote: “It was a pleasure, sir. I’ll miss the pudding and trials and tribulations.”

Schmigadoon! adopted central characters Josh (Key) and Melissa (Robust), two medical doctors from New York who go on a backpacking journey hoping to save lots of their relationship and discover themselves misplaced within the legendary city of Schmigadoon.

There, they discover that life is a Forties-50s musical with songs and characters impressed by Oklahoma! and The Music Man, amongst others.

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They will solely escape the city after they discover real love, whether or not that’s with one another or another person. After they do discover real love, Season 2 noticed Josh and Melissa in Schmicago, a world impressed by Nineteen Sixties and 70s musicals.

Together with Key, Robust and Chenoweth, the sequence featured an all-star forged together with Ariana DeBose, Dove Cameron, Jaime Camil, Alan Cumming, Ann Harada, Jane Krakowski, Aaron Tveit, Tituss Burgess, Patrick Web page and Martin Quick.

Final 12 months, Broadway legend Patti LuPone claimed she was snubbed from showing on Schmigadoon! as a result of she was “too outdated”.

“I needed to be in Schmigadoon!, and I used to be too outdated,” LuPone informed Mashable.

When requested to make clear what she meant, she responded: “Precisely what I mentioned. We reached out to them and mentioned I need to be in Schmigadoon!. They mentioned, ‘Sorry. You’re too outdated.’”

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