Leah Remini A&E ‘Scientology’ series renewed for a 3rd season
Leah Remini hit A&E show, “Scientology and the Aftermath’ has been renewed for a third season. The stars in the hope to make enough stir to warrant a federal investigation in the church and its practices.
Leah Remini are picked from the neighborhood of the CBS schedule as a result of the cancellation of “Kevin Can Wait” and will join Fox in a new family comedy.
The actress comes from the series in which she played alongside her famous TV husband Kevin James in a show that served as an ad-hoc follow-up of their long-time hit series “King of Queens” however, “Kevin Can Wait” aired for only two seasons before being cancelled by CBS in May. Remini was brought in to replace actres Erinn Hayes after Season 1.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Remini, 47, plays Jean in the new sitcom from Fox. Her character is described as ultra conservative with her social convictions, but is liberal in her lifestyle and the way she and her wife, Betty, raise Jean’s two boys.
The series further adds to the intriguing storyline through the insertion of Jean’s ex-husband and father of her children, Richie in the mix. He will reportedly have a house in Jean’s garage.
The limited series will be written by Rob McElhenney and Rob Orswell along with Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Nick Frenkel, who, together “‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” for FX.
Despite the cancellation of “Kevin Can wait,” Remini continues to press forward with the creation of new content. In addition to her new Fox role, Remini remains busy with Season 3 of her Emmy award-winning docuseries “Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath,” that is the building premiere in the fall.
Remini was a member of the 30 years, and her co-host, Mike Rinder was a member of around 25 years and has served as director of the Office of Special Affairs before they both cut ties from the church.