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After Abbott Elementary was a hit for ABC, designer and star Quinta Brunson takes a big leap forward

After scoring a runaway television success with Abbott Elementary School, series creator and star, Quinta Brunson, is at the top of the entertainment world. And she received further validation by scoring multiple Emmy nominations for her work on the freshman comedy. Now, after the teacher-centric sitcom becomes a hit for ABC, Brunson is making a major business decision that will have a major impact on the future of his career.

Quinta Brunson has signed a multi-year global agreement with Warner Bros. Television Group. Through the deal, Brunson will create, develop and produce original television content on various Warner Bros. platforms, according to Variety. This deal even encompasses the HBO Max streaming platform. To say this is a huge moment for Brunson would be an understatement. And don’t you worry Abbott fans, she will continue her work as series lead, producer and writer on the ABC sitcom as this new deal takes effect. Along with announcing the deal, the creative released a statement:

I am thrilled to extend my longstanding creative partnership with Warner Bros. With Abbott as our anchor, I look forward to what we create next.

This is the first exclusive deal signed by the Abbott Elementary star. Interestingly, she works with Warner Bros. TV for some time now. She starred in an unseen pilot for a show called The end of the world as we know it A few years ago and had a recurring role in the comedy-drama iZombie, both projects being for The CW. After securing the recent deal, WB Television Group Chairman Channing Dungey praised the star and said the company was “more than happy to continue [its] partnership with her” and is ready “to explore many future projects with her in the years to come”.

Given how good ABC’s workplace comedy is, it’s exciting to think about what other shows Quinta Brunson might have to come. Could viewers get another mockumentary or comedy, or could it pivot and do some drama? On top of that, will she try unscripted programming? His style could certainly lend itself to any genre after all, much like his multi-hyphenate compatriot Issa Rae.

In addition to earning historic Emmy nominations for Quinta Brunson and co. Abbott Elementary School has proven to be one of TV’s best comedies, earning rave reviews and a big buzz on social media. Some critics and viewers credited Abbott with renewed interest in network sitcoms, although Brunson shrugged off this notion. Building on a successful first season, Abbott returns with an even bigger and better Season 2 which has a full season of 22 episodes. For now, Brunson has given a hint or two about next season without saying too much. One thing that won’t change is the chemistry of the acclaimed cast, which series star Chris Perfetti mentioned is what made the comedy so special.

Abbott Elementary School Season 2 premieres Sept. 21 at 9 p.m. EST on ABC, and you can binge on the premiere with a Hulu subscription. In the meantime, viewers will have to wait until September 12 to see if Quinta Brunson and the ABC sitcom will win any golden statues, as they face fierce competition from other 2022 Emmy nominees like Ted Lasso and barry. The 74th Primetime Emmy Awards will premiere at 8 p.m. EST on NBC, with Saturday Night Liveis Kenan Thompson as host.