NBC has given an early renewal to a comedy series. The network will bring back the America Ferrera sitcom “Superstore” for season two, Deadline.com reports.
The single-camera comedy bowed Nov. 30 and aired its 11th episode last night, Feb. 22. It has been hovering around 5 million total viewers, not counting delayed viewing, with last night’s episode pulling 4.68 million. “Season to date, ‘Superstore’ is averaging a 2.1 rating in adults 18-49 and 6.9 million viewers overall in Live+7, making it NBC’s highest-rated first-year comedy in two years,” Deadline notes.
The report adds: “The comedy joins breakout fall drama ‘Blindspot,’ solid new ‘Chicago’ addition ‘Chicago Med’ and fellow midseason entry ‘Shades of Blue’ as the freshman NBC series that have already secured Season 2 pickups.”