The release date for Dr. Ken season 2 — September 23, 2016
This article has the most up-to-date info on the status of Dr. Ken season 2 as we continuously monitor the news to keep you in the know. ABC has scheduled the premiere date for a new season for September 23, 2016.
Basic info and cast
Dr. Ken is an American comedy television series starring Ken Jeong, who is also the creator, writer and co-producer of the show. The series is based on Jeong’s experience of being a doctor before he switched his profession and became a standup comedian. The first season of the series premiered on ABC on October 2, 2015.
Dr. Ken is a brilliant physician at a busy hospital who tries to juggle his career and family lives. His teenage daughter Molly causes him unrest, as most teenagers do, and his wife Molly constantly tries to analyze him, probably due to the fact that she is a therapist
The series is still too young to predict how it will be received by the viewer. However, so far, the critics have not been too happy with Dr. Ken and are giving the series very low odds of survival. Unless the producers can bring in something other similar shows can’t, it does not seem that Dr. Ken will be returning for another season in 2016.
UPDATED December 2, 2015: ABC’s freshman comedy series Dr. Ken is delivering very solid viewership and positive reviews. The last episode this year was shown on December 11, 2015 and the sitcom is currently taking a Christmas break, as most primetime series. The remaining episodes of the debut season are expected to be back on the air on Friday, January 8, 2016. With rather average ratings and reviews, it is unclear if the network will give the show a second chance.
UPDATED May 14, 2016: A 22-part debut installment of the ABC network’s newest scripted comedy television show Dr. Ken concluded in the US on April 22nd and we have just learned that the network made a decision to give the sitcom another chance by officially renewing it for a second season. The renewal decision was mostly motivated by a very solid ratings performance by the freshman comedy series. The show has averaged a very healthy total viewership of 6.4 million people, which is the best result for a Friday night ABC’s program in three years. Ken Jeong will be back to reprise his lead role, but the release date for Dr. Ken season 2 is yet to be determined, so sign up for our updates to get automatically notified.
UPDATED June 29, 2016: Friday nights have been notoriously challenging for television networks in their bid to deliver high viewership numbers, so the ratings of the ABC network’s freshman comedy series Dr. Ken were regarded as a major success. Get ready for an entertaining new chapter of the popular sitcom as TV networks are announcing their 2016 fall programming schedules. A second season of the hit comedy series is expected to start airing in the US on Friday, September 23, 2016 at 8:30pm, right after the season 6 premiere of Last Man Standing at 8pm. Sign up for our updates to get automatically reminded by email of the premiere of Dr. Ken season 2 one day in advance.