ABC Family announced that it has given a second-season order to a half-hour comedy, reports EW.com’s Inside TV blog. The show is "Melissa & Joey," starring Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence.
The first season will continue airing through the summer and fall with 18 new episodes, the story notes. The second season will begin in 2012.
The show debuted in 2010 as ABC Family’s top comedy ever in total viewers and viewers 12 to 34, and across key 18 to 34 and 18 to 49 demos, the piece says.