Abbott Elementary was the breakout hit of the 2021-2022 TV season. The ABC comedy has now racked up 7 Emmy nominations, together with Excellent Comedy Sequence. Followers are anxiously awaiting the arrival of the second season, which can give us a glimpse into the lives of the lecturers when the final bell rings.
Quinta Brunson, the present’s creator, star, and government producer, spoke EXCLUSIVELY with HollywoodLife about which character she’s most wanting ahead to exploring exterior of college. “Gregory’s as a result of he’s simply an attention-grabbing character to maintain digging into. He’s enjoyable to jot down. Each character is enjoyable to jot down, however I’ve quite a lot of enjoyable writing Gregory,” Quinta instructed HollywoodLife on the HCA TV Awards — Broadcast & Cabe on August 13.
Quinta stars within the comedy collection as Janine, one of many second-grade lecturers at Willard R. Abbott Elementary College. All through the primary season, Janine was in a long-term relationship with Tariq, whom she had been with since seventh grade. Janine and Tariq broke up within the season finale on good phrases.
From the start, followers have seen the chemistry between Janine and Gregory. Now that Janine is single, may there a romantic improvement between Janine and Gregor in season 2? “Who is aware of? You’re not going to get something out of me. I’m not Justin [Halpern] and Pat [Schumacker] [laughs].”
HollywoodLife additionally spoke with Justin and Pat concerning the Janine and Gregory scenario in season 2. “It’s like, wherever we find yourself with these two — and we genuinely at this level don’t know — I feel we need to earn no matter we’re getting,” Justin instructed HollywoodLife. “We additionally need to ensure that our characters, particularly our collection regulars, who we care about and the viewers cares about, that no matter place we get to with them that individuals really feel like we earned it and that we didn’t rush something. We additionally didn’t flip one thing on its head, which makes all people really feel bitter. Nothing we’ll do is not going to have the breadcrumbs laid and [will] really feel very earned.”
On the HCA TV Awards — Broadcast & Cable, Quinta took house the award for TV Breakout star. The present received three extra awards, together with Finest Broadcast Community Sequence, Comedy. Abbott Elementary season 2 will premiere September 21 on ABC.