Weld, ABC just canceled another brand-new show

Latinx’s representation on broadcast television is getting bleak.

On Tuesday, September 15, ABC announced the cancellation of its latest multi-camera comedy, United we fall, according to this Variety. While ratings for the show were not terrible, the series did not manage to capture the hearts and minds of viewers immediately after its July premiere and August season finale, earning an average audience score of 33 percent on Rotten Tomatoes.

Sadly, United we fall It was one of the very few TV shows that portrayed positively what it is like to be Latinx, and it is unfortunate to receive news at the beginning of Hispanic Heritage month. Enacted Will Sasso, Christina Vidal Mitchell, Jane curtin, Guillermo Diaz, And Ella Grace Helton, It followed the main characters Joe (Michelle) and Bill (Sasso), mother and father to two young children, and was the subject of much parenting criticism from the father’s mother (Curtin) and Joe’s Latin Catholic family.

Actually, it was ripe for drama.