Set in the 1970s, follows a traditional Irish-Catholic family, the Clearys, as they navigate changes during one of America's most turbulent decades. In a working-class neighborhood outside L.A., Mike and Peggy raise eight boys, who live out their days with little supervision. The household is turned upside down when oldest Lawrence returns and announces he's quitting the seminary to go and "save the world." There are 10 people, three bedrooms, one bathroom and everyone in it for themselves.
It is being reported that ABC has cancelled The Kids Are Alrightafter just one season. The move is a bit of a surprise, as the comedy was a fairly decent performer during its run.
A latecomer to the 2018-2019 season with a mid-October premiere, the sitcom got off to a solid start, ranking as one of the fall's top new comedies. Just three weeks into its run, the network ordered additional episodes to bring its total to 23 - a full season's worth. Viewership has started to taper off over the latter half the season, however.
The Kids Are Alright follows a traditional 1970s working-class Irish-Catholic family. Parents Mike and Peggy are raising eight boys who spend most of their days with little to no supervision. With a total of 10 people under one roof sharing three bedrooms and one bathroom, it ends up being everyone for themselves.