Working Class

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CMT Cancels Working Class

Ed Asner and Melissa Peterman

CMT has canceled its first scripted series, Working Class.

"Unfortunately, CMT will not be pursuing a second season of Working Class. We're sad to see it go," read a message on the show's Facebook page.

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Tonight's TV Hot List: Friday, Jan. 28, 2011

Working Class

Working Class
8/7c CMT
CMT rolls out its first scripted series: this good-natured sitcom starring Reba alum Melissa Peterman as a single mom who moves her three kids (and her slacker younger brother) into a wealthy suburb to give the kids a better life, and takes a job in a supermarket. That won't make her wealthy herself, of course, and there are plenty of poverty jokes (this is a comedy) in the back-to-back opening episodes. Peterman enhances them with her physical-comedy talents. Ed Asner plays her curmudgeonly neighbor and coworker. — Paul Droesch

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Roush Review: Comedy, Animated and Rehashed

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For those of us stuck in the colder climes during this miserable winter, what could be better than keeping the home fires burning with laughter? Not so easy when ABC, which boasts the best all-around night of comedy with its Wednesday lineup, is currently in a repeat cycle. (No new episodes of anything besides the effervescent Cougar Town until Feb. 9 — and that's the night when Cougar is temporarily benched for the not-so-bright Mr. Sunshine.)

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Premiered: January 28, 2011, on CMT
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: A blue-collar family moves to an upscale Midwestern suburb in this sitcom.

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