“As We See It” was canceled on Amazon after just one season diversity have learned.
The eight-episode dramedy series originally debuted on the streaming service in January. Directed by Jason Katims and based on the Israeli series On the Spectrum, the show starred Rick Glassman, Albert Rutecki, Sue Ann Pien, Sosie Bacon, Chris Pang and Joe Mantegna.
According to the series’ official description, “Followed by Jack (Glassman), Harrison (Rutecki) and Violet (Pien), twenty-somethings on the autism spectrum who strive to get and keep jobs, make friends, fall in love, and get through it navigate a world that eludes them. With the help of their families, supporters, and sometimes even each other, these roommates experience setbacks and celebrate triumphs on their own unique journey to independence and acceptance.”
Glassman, Rutecki and Pien all identify as being on the autism spectrum. The show received strong reviews from critics upon its debut, with the first season currently holding a 90% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
In her review for diversityCaroline Framke wrote, “With ‘As We See It,’ creator Jason Katims has clear goals: to put people on the autism spectrum at the center of their own stories and to tell those stories with the kind of care they usually are on television.” hard to afford.”
In addition to creating As We See It, Katims served as executive producer and showrunner at True Jack Productions. Jeni Mulein, Danna Stern, Dana Idisis, Yuval Shafferman and Udi Segal also served as executive producers. Idisis and Shafferman created On the Spectrum. Jesse Peretz directed and executive produced the first episode. The series was produced by Universal Television, Israel’s yes Studios and Amazon Studios.
https://variety.com/2022/tv/news/as-we-see-it-canceled-amazon-1235410387/ “As We See It” dropped from Amazon after one season