‘Suburgatory’ becomes the latest femme-fueled comedy to get a full-season order
ABC has ordered full seasons of its new series “Revenge” and “Suburgatory,” whiling ringing up six more scripts for its comedy “Happy Endings,” the network confirmed.
“Suburgatory,” which follows a father and daughter after they move from New York City to the suburbs, premiered Sept. 28 to strong ratings, taking a 3.3 rating/9 share in the coveted adults 18-49 demographic, with 9.8 million total viewers.
The comedy stars “Six Feet Under’s” Jeremy Sisto and “Shameless'” Jane Levy.
“Revenge,” meanwhile, gave ABC the highest-rated premiere for any new drama this season when it bowed on Sept. 21, receiving a 3.4/9 in the demo and 10.1 million total viewers.
The comedy “Happy Endings,” which premiered in April as a mid-season replacement, has shown encouraging growth of late, increasing its performance in the adults 18-49 demographic by 18 percent over last week with its most recent airing Wednesday night.