The single most interesting off-season decision for a television show comes from an unexpected source: CBS' Kevin James hubby-and-wife comedy Kevin Can Wait. In an attempt to overhaul the structure of the series, producers decided to kill off the wife, Donna (Erinn Hayes), in between seasons. It's a... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Kevin Can Wait Erinn Hayes
Well, that’s one way to show respect.
Kevin Can Wait's controversial decision to kill off its leading lady was more than just creatively driven. It was also made out of respect for leading lady (and Donna's portrayer) Erinn Hayes, according to exec producer Rob Long. RELATED:...Show More Summary
Kevin Can Wait made headlines this summer when news broke that leading lady Erinn Hayes would be replaced for Season 2, with her character killed off. Now, the executive producer has revealed why Donna has to die.
The executive producer of Kevin Can Wait wants people to know that killing off the show’s main character’s wife, Donna (played by Erinn Hayes) was not only the best move creatively for the show, but also for the actress who played her. “The goal was to give Kevin’s character a ... More »
CBS' Kevin Can Wait shocked many when it decided to kill off one of its main characters. Yes, a CBS multi-camera comedy is pulling a Walking Dead and dropping the axe on Erinn Hayes' character Donna, wife of Kevin James' title character, and now we know why. Show More Summary
From one CBS sitcom to the next, Leah Remini and Kevin James still make a pretty good pair.
Leah Remini is hard at work on the upcoming second season of Kevin Can Wait and she has shared the first photos from set. “It’s been an amazing first week on Kevin Can Wait, so blessed that I had my family with me,” Leah captioned the photos on Instagram. “Thank you to all who came [...]
Leah Remini is feeling good about her TV reunion with Kevin James. She’s posted the first photo of herself on the set of Kevin Can Wait with her old/new co-star. (See it below). “It’s been an amazing first week on @kevincanwaitcbs, so blessed that I had my family with me,” said Remini’s comment on Instagram with her photo. Show More Summary
Out of all of the drama that plagued broadcast and network television this summer, perhaps none have been more surprising than the curious case of CBS’s Kevin Can Wait. You see, the middle-of-the-road sitcom decided to terminate the contract of lead actress Erinn Hayes in order for Leah Remini to ... More »
Erinn Hayes wants to play Mandy Moore‘s sister on NBC’s This Is Us, and honestly, we could totally see it. The 41-year-old actress made the revelation after CBS decided to kill off her Kevin Can Wait character ahead of season 2 to make room Leah Remini‘s character. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Erinn [...]
Leah Remini can't wait to get back to work with Kevin James! As we reported, CBS is killing off Erinn Hayes' character on Kevin Can Wait to make room for the former Scientologist. The 47-year-old stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Monday night to chat about season two of her A&E series Leah Remini: [...]
From “Good Times” to “Seinfeld,” sitcoms have had varying reasons for killing off characters.
CBS is killing off Erinn Hayes' character on Kevin Can Wait to make room for Leah Remini! When asked about Kevin James' leading lady's exit in season two at the summer press tour on Tuesday, Senior Exec VP of Programming Thom Sherman said the character of Donna "will have passed away" when the show returns. CBS's entertainment [...]
CBS has delivered an explanation for why Kevin Can Wait has replaced Erinn Hayes with Leah Remini for Season 2.
When the CBS sitcom Kevin Can Wait returns next season it will manage to look very different and yet very familiar at the same time. How so? The network has made the bold decision to kill off co-star Erinn Hayes, who played the wife of Kevin James' character on season...
During its first season on the air, Kevin Can Wait was known as yet another horribly unfunny CBS sitcom that featured obvious jokes and a cliche-ridden set-up: An overweight main male character was married to a gorgeous wife and generally...Show More Summary
The show took an unusually dark turn for a family sitcom, as Leah Remini will swap in for Hayes next season.
This summer, CBS made the decision to not bring back Erinn Hayes‘ character on the CBS sitcom Kevin Can Wait, and instead, decided to bring in Kevin James‘ former King of Queens co-star Leah Remini. Now it has been revealed that the character will be killed off and there will be a time jump to [...]