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Reba McEntire's 'Malibu Country' Loses Showrunner

April 24, 2013 (1:47 am) GMT
Nastaran Dibai, who replaces original showrunner Kevin Abbot, will not return if the ABC comedy gets a second season.
Reba McEntire's 'Malibu Country' Loses Showrunner

Another ABC show is losing its showrunner. A day after Mike Kelley announced his departure from "", it has been confirmed that Nastaran Dibai will step down as showrunner on "", which has wrapped the production of the first season.

It marks the second time the -starring sitcom undergoes a showrunner change in one season. Dibai was chosen to replace series creator Kevin Abbott to run the show when Abbott exited the show in October to enter rehab.

According to Deadline, Dibai quits the bubbly series after ABC rejected her idea to make significant changes to the comedy for season 2. Abbott, who previously worked with McEntire on her sitcom "Reba", reportedly may return to the series if it gets a second season.

"Malibu Country" has averaged 7 million viewers and a 1.7 rating on Friday nights. The show hasn't been renewed, but it's considered likely to return.

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