The show is currently filming its 100th episode, which will air later this season. The Neighborhood is the second longest-running current comedy on CBS, behind Young Sheldon.
The veteran writer and producer takes over for series creator Jim Reynolds, who left the show amid complaints about his leadership.
Jim Reynolds, the creator, executive producer and showrunner of The Neighborhood, is leaving the CBS sitcom The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Reynolds is exiting the series after three seasons, with reports emerging that there were complaints about his leadership style, including on race-related issues. Deadline reports two Black writers left the show after finishing work on season 3.
CBS is beginning to put its 2021-22 slate together. The broadcast network has handed out early renewals for its Monday comedies, slotting a third season for Chuck Lorre’s Bob Hearts Abishola and a fourth season for Cedric the Entertainer’s The Neighborhood.
God Friended Me, Magnum P.I. and The Neighborhood are the latest new series to get full season pickups from their broadcast network.