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Kevin Can Wait is an American sitcom television series starring Creator/KevinJames. The series premiered on September 19, 2016. The series marked James' second starring role in a CBS sitcom, after ''Series/TheKingOfQueens'', which ran from [[LongRunner 1998 until 2007]].

The series began with James starring as a recently retired Nassau County, New York police officer and father of three, married to Donna (Erinn Hayes). Beginning with season two, the character of [[DroppedABridgeOnHim Donna has died]], and the series' new female lead is Vanessa Cellucci (Leah Remini), Kevin's former rival on the force and now his new boss at a security company. While the first season focused on Kevin's personal life, the second concerns his new profession, his relationship with Vanessa, and his adjustment to life as a single parent.

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Kevin Can Wait is was an American sitcom television series starring Creator/KevinJames. The series premiered on September 19, 2016. The series marked James' second starring role in a CBS sitcom, after ''Series/TheKingOfQueens'', which ran from [[LongRunner 1998 until 2007]].

The series began with James starring as a recently retired Nassau County, New York police officer and father of three, married to Donna (Erinn Hayes). Beginning with For season two, the character of [[DroppedABridgeOnHim Donna has died]], and the series' new female lead is was Vanessa Cellucci (Leah Remini), Kevin's former rival on the force and now his new boss at a security company. While the first season focused on Kevin's personal life, the second concerns concerned his new profession, his relationship with Vanessa, and his adjustment to life as a single parent.



* DroppedABridgeOnHim: Donna dies between Season 1 and Season 2. How she dies is never mentioned.
* SpiritualSuccessor: To ''Series/TheKingOfQueens''. Kevin Can Wait even has Leah Remini who played his wife and Gary Valentine who played his cousin on TKOQ.

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* DroppedABridgeOnHim: Donna dies died between Season 1 and Season 2. How she dies is died was never mentioned.
* SpiritualSuccessor: To ''Series/TheKingOfQueens''. Kevin Can Wait even has had Leah Remini who played his wife and Gary Valentine who played his cousin on TKOQ.


* AngstWhatAngst: Donna's death happens six months before the season two premiere, is mentioned in passing at the beginning of said episode and is barely brought up again.

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* AngstWhatAngst: Donna's death happens six months before the season two premiere, is mentioned in passing at the beginning of said episode and is barely brought up again.

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* BumblingDad: Kevin. Downplayed in the first season, but it got pretty bad after Donna's death.


* DroppedABridgeOnHim: Donna dies between Season 1 and Season 2. How she dies hasn't been mentioned yet.

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* DroppedABridgeOnHim: Donna dies between Season 1 and Season 2. How she dies hasn't been mentioned yet.is never mentioned.



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After the Season 2 finale, the show was cancelled by CBS.



Kevin Can Wait is an American sitcom television series starring Kevin James. The series premiered on September 19, 2016. The series marked James' second starring role in a CBS sitcom, after ''Series/TheKingOfQueens'', which ran from [[LongRunner 1998 until 2007]].

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Kevin Can Wait is an American sitcom television series starring Kevin James.Creator/KevinJames. The series premiered on September 19, 2016. The series marked James' second starring role in a CBS sitcom, after ''Series/TheKingOfQueens'', which ran from [[LongRunner 1998 until 2007]].


* SpiritualSuccessor: To ''Series/TheKingOfQueens''. Kevin Can Wait even has Leah Remini who played his wife on TKOQ.

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* SpiritualSuccessor: To ''Series/TheKingOfQueens''. Kevin Can Wait even has Leah Remini who played his wife and Gary Valentine who played his cousin on TKOQ.


* TheDanza: Kevin James is playing a character named Kevin.


Kevin Can Wait is an American sitcom television series starring Kevin James. The series premiered on September 19, 2016. The series marked James' second starring role in a CBS sitcom, after Series/TheKingOfQueens, which ran from [[LongRunner 1998 until 2007]].

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Kevin Can Wait is an American sitcom television series starring Kevin James. The series premiered on September 19, 2016. The series marked James' second starring role in a CBS sitcom, after Series/TheKingOfQueens, ''Series/TheKingOfQueens'', which ran from [[LongRunner 1998 until 2007]].



* SpiritualSuccessor: To Series/TheKingOfQueens. Kevin Can Wait even has Leah Remini who played his wife on TKOQ.

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* SpiritualSuccessor: To Series/TheKingOfQueens.''Series/TheKingOfQueens''. Kevin Can Wait even has Leah Remini who played his wife on TKOQ.

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Kevin Can Wait is an American sitcom television series starring Kevin James. The series premiered on September 19, 2016. The series marked James' second starring role in a CBS sitcom, after Series/TheKingOfQueens, which ran from [[LongRunner 1998 until 2007]].

The series began with James starring as a recently retired Nassau County, New York police officer and father of three, married to Donna (Erinn Hayes). Beginning with season two, the character of [[DroppedABridgeOnHim Donna has died]], and the series' new female lead is Vanessa Cellucci (Leah Remini), Kevin's former rival on the force and now his new boss at a security company. While the first season focused on Kevin's personal life, the second concerns his new profession, his relationship with Vanessa, and his adjustment to life as a single parent.


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* TheDanza: Kevin James is playing a character named Kevin.
* DatingWhatDaddyHates: Kevin was not happy that Kendra was engaged to Chale.
* DroppedABridgeOnHim: Donna dies between Season 1 and Season 2. How she dies hasn't been mentioned yet.
* SpiritualSuccessor: To Series/TheKingOfQueens. Kevin Can Wait even has Leah Remini who played his wife on TKOQ.

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