Abbott Elementary is coming to the UK – here’s what to expect

But in terms of successful TV series, a sitcom has come out on top when it comes to rave reviews, praise, and accolades. Abbott Elementary has been compared to The office Y Parks and Recreation, And if you’re a fan of any of the sitcoms, you know that the dry, easy humor they pull off is a hard thing to pull off. Well, it seems that Quinta Brunson, creator and protagonist of Abbott Elementaryhas done just that.

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In addition to being the showrunner, executive producer and creator of the series, Brunson, who also stars A Black Lady Sketch Show – takes a leading role in this school-based mockumentary.

The workplace comedy follows “a group of passionate, dedicated teachers and a slightly deaf principal” who “meet at a Philadelphia public school where, despite the odds against them, they are determined to help their students succeed in life.

The synopsis continues: “Although these amazing educators may be outnumbered and underfunded, they love what they do, even if they don’t love the school district’s less-than-stellar attitude toward educating children.”

In interviews, Brunson has expressed his desire to create a show that is fun, relevant, and full of relatable characters. Focusing on the underfunding and overcrowding of the American public school system has also garnered praise for the series and has seen real-life teachers contact Brunson to express their gratitude for having their experience accurately represented on screen.

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With Brunson’s multiple duties on the show, she has also been named a favorite in the upcoming Emmy Awards, with three chances for a possible nomination, including Outstanding Comedy Series, Lead Actress in a Comedy, and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series.

According Varietyif recognized in all three, she would be the first black woman to receive three Emmy nominations for the same comedy series (Michaela Coel received four nominations for i can destroy you in 2021).

Oncebbott elementary Released in the United States in late 2021, it was an almost instant success. It earned ABC’s highest network ratings since the Modern Family series finale of its second episode alone. After a little over a month (35 days to be exact), Abbott ElementaryThe premiere episode went from 2.79 million viewers to more than a staggering 7 million.

Its loyal following and waves of support since it aired meant the show was quickly renewed for a second season, and while we’ve been excitedly watching it from the UK, we’re thrilled to hear it’s coming to Disney+ on June 1.

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When we say that viewers are full of praise for the sitcom, we mean it:

Its weekly episode format was loved by its US audience, but Disney+ is kindly honoring us with all the episodes at once:

It’s being compared, positively, to other popular sitcoms:

But the feeling remains that if you loved The officeyou’ll probably love it Abbott Elementary:

It was also just crowned ABC’s flagship sitcom, taking over Modern Family‘s schedule, so you know it’s going to be good:

And above all, it’s a fun, laid-back series with humor and relatability at its core – a much-needed slice of television, we say:

Abbott Elementary will be available to watch on Disney+ on June 1.

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