A drama series that is currently airing on NBC has received a pickup from the network for a third season. Deadline.com reports that NBC renewed “Shades of Blue,” which is two weeks into its sophomore season.
The drama about police corruption stars Jennifer Lopez and Ray Liotta.
“‘Shades of Blue’ has done OK relocating from Thursday to Sunday, wining its new Sunday 10 PM slot,” Deadline notes. “It averages modest 5.0 million viewers and 1.0 among adults 18-49 in Live+same day, though, in today’s day and age, these are considered solid linear numbers for a serialized 10 PM broadcast drama series.”
The show has been doing well in delayed viewing, the report notes, with the March 5 season premiere growing 66% in L+3 to a 1.6 rating in adults 18-49, and rising by 2.5 million total viewers to 7.8 million.