The charity initiative, founded by the show’s creators, David Kohan and Max Mutchnick, and NBC’s then-chief Bob Greenblatt in 2017. The idea was to pair a charity component alongside the making of the sitcom, which returned after 10 years off the air in 2017. The initiative began with 25 charities and now has nearly 100 participants, including Human Rights Campaign, GLAAD, the ACLU and Troops First. The sitcom films before a live audience and is now more than halfway through filming the 18-episode second season, has been renewed for a third season as well.
Sourcing: The Hollywood Reporter