After news leaked about CBS renewing a pair of sitcoms, the network added another one to the list and made it all official.
As we reported earlier today, social media broke the news that CBS was renewing “Mom” and “Mike & Molly.” Late this morning the network sent out a press release confirming those renewals along with “2 Broke Girls.”
All of the shows are expected back for 2015-2016. “Mike & Molly” will be in its sixth season, “Mom” in its third and “2 Broke Girls” in its fifth.
The hit comedy “The Big Bang Theory” has already been renewed through 2016-2017.
“Mom” stars Anna Faris and Allison Janney. In its second season the show has been up 42% in total viewers from season one with 11.89 million, and up 16% in the key demo of viewers 18-49 with a 2.9 average rating.
“Mike & Molly,” starring Billy Gardell and Melissa McCarthy, has been winning its Monday 8:30 p.m. time slot in total viewers with 10.35 million, and has averaged a 2.5 rating in 18-49.
The Kat Dennings-Beth Behrs vehicle “2 Broke Girls” is averaging 9.58 million total viewers, up 3% over the “How I Met Your Mother” performance and “2 Broke Girls'” own year-ago figures in the 8 p.m. Monday time slot.