EXCLUSIVE: I’ve learned that midseason Fox comedy series Us & Them is taking an early break. The romantic comedy, which is six episodes into its 13-episode order, was scheduled to film two more episodes before a built-in hiatus. Instead, a decision was just made to move up the hiatus starting today. The weeklong break is expected to be used for working on scripts as I hear Fox brass have had concerns about the tone of the series. For now, the plan is to resume production in a week though Fox executives will likely wait to see how the Tuesday comedy block performs next week before making a final decision. It’s been a rough start for the network’s comedies, with none able to break a two 18-49 rating this week, and freshmen Dads and Brooklyn Nine-Nine and sophomore The Mindy Project at a 1.5 or below in Live+Same Day. In addition to Us & Them, Fox has new comedy Surviving Jack on tap for midseason and just gave a series order to Mulaney.
Fox Series ‘Us & Them’ Takes Early Hiatus
For all of Deadline’s headlines, follow us @Deadline on Twitter
Sign up for Newsletters
Trending Now on Deadline
UPDATE: 'Cops' Bryce Dion Killed By Friendly Fire In Omaha While Filming Response To Wendy's Robbery
More From Andreeva
- 'Friends' Stars Reprise Their Roles On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'
- Family Man Comedy From Bill Wrubel Gets CBS Pilot Production Commitment
- Fox Buys Sci-Fi Drama 'Nod' From Jason Richman & Chernin Co.
- Rila Fukushima Joins 'Arrow', Riley Voelkel Cast In 'Point Of Honor'
- Fox Buys College Comedy From Weezer Frontman Rivers Cuomo & 'Psych' Creator Steve Franks As Put Pilot
- Jason Bateman's Aggregate Films Reups Film & TV Deal With Universal, Hires Executive