The portrayal of Latinx on television broadcasts continues to be grim.
On Tuesday, September 15, ABC announced the cancellation of its latest multi-camera comedy, United we fall, second Variety. Although the ratings for the show weren’t terrible, the series failed immediately to capture the hearts and minds of viewers following its July premiere and August season finale, earning a poor average audience score of 33% on Rotten Tomatoes.
Unfortunately, United we fall it was one of the very few television shows that positively illustrated what it’s like to be Latinx, and it’s a shame to get the news earlier in the Hispanic Heritage Month. Protagonist Will Sasso, Christina Vidal Mitchell, Jane Curtin, Guillermo Diaz, is Ella Grace Helton, followed main characters Jo (Mitchell) and Bill (Sasso), mom and dad of two young children and the subject of numerous parental criticisms from the father figure̵
Basically, he was ripe for drama.