ABC appears to be pleased with the response to a new comedy series, upping its order for “Single Parents” to a full-season order. ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey announced the move today.
“In the Live + 3 Day ratings, ABC’s ‘Single Parents’ is the No. 2 new comedy of the season in Adults 18-49, behind only ABC’s ‘The Conners,’ and ranks No. 2 in its highly competitive Wednesday, 9:30 p.m. half-hour,” ABC said in its announcement. “On average through its first three episodes, the ABC freshman comedy is drawing an audience of 5.6 million viewers and is delivering a 1.6/7 in Adults 18-49.”
The series comes from 20th Century Fox Television and ABC Studios, with JJ Philbin and Elizabeth Meriwether as creators and executive producers. Katherine Pope, Erin O’Malley and Jason Winer are also executive producers.
The show stars Taran Killam as Will Cooper, Leighton Meester as Angie D’Amato, Kimrie Lewis as Poppy Banks, Jake Choi as Miggy Park, Marlow Barkley as Sophie Cooper, Tyler Wladis as Graham D’Amato, Devin Trey Campbell as Rory Banks, Mia Allan as Emma Fogerty, Ella Allan as Amy Fogerty and Brad Garrett as Douglas Fogerty.