ABC increased its order for one of its freshman shows. Variety reports that the network gave a full-season order to the drama “Forever,” which will bring the show’s episode count to 22.
The show stars Ioan Gruffudd as Dr. Henry Morgan, an immortal medical examiner working in New York City. It also stars Alana de la Garza as a detective who pairs up with Morgan, and Judd Hirsch as Morgan’s adopted son.
The show is averaging a 1.9 rating in adults 18-49 and 7.6 million viewers overall, the story notes.