In 2012, Krysten Ritter starred in the ABC sitcom “Don’t Trust the B in Apartment 23.”
The show was created by Nahnatchka Khan, who went on to make “Fresh Off The Boat” and “Young Rock.” Ritter starred as Chloe, the resident of Apartment 23, who gets a new roommate, June, played by Dreama Walker. June gets drawn into Chloe’s chaotic life as the duo form an unlikely friendship. Other cast members included Liza Lapira as a neighbor, Eric Andre as June’s co-worker and love interest, and James Van Der Beek, who played a fictionalized version of himself reliving his “Dawson’s Creek” fame.
The sitcom was initially slated to air on Fox before the channel passed, allowing ABC to pick it up (per). Unfortunately, the show suffered from airing issues; while ABC ordered 13 episodes for the first season, only seven episodes made it to air. Fortunately, the series was renewed for a second season, with the six additional episodes of the first season added for a 19-episode second season (via ).
ABC, however, pulled the show from its schedule only 11 episodes into the show’s second season, opting to instead air back-to-back episodes of “Happy Endings” in its place (per). The final episodes of the show’s second season were eventually released online.