May 12, 2018

It looks like 9JKL is officially done at CBS. The cancellation is no real surprise, as the comedy was considered a long-shot for renewal when back in November the network added just three episodes to its original order.

The half-hour series got off to a decent start ratings-wise after its premiere last October despite negative reviews from critics. But its momentum slowed considerably over the course of its run, resulting in CBS hesitating to give it a full-season pickup.

9JKL starred Mark Feuerstein - perhaps best known for his lead role in USA Network's Royal Pains - as Josh Roberts, a recently-divorced actor who returns home to regroup between projects. Unfortunately the apartment he ends up living in has him stuck between his parents on one side and his competitive brother and sister-in-law on the other. With Josh's family being a little too close for comfort, he realizes that personal boundaries must be established.