Not Dead Yet has lived up to its title: ABC has renewed Gina Rodriguez’ rookie sitcom for a second season. The network, as expected, also picked up The Conners for a sixth season, while punting a decision on remaining bubble shows Home Economics and The Rookie: Feds until “a later date.” On the unscripted side, ABC on Tuesday renewed America’s Funniest Home Videos (for Season 34), American Idol (for Season 7 on ABC and a 22nd season overall), The Bachelor (for Season 28), Bachelor in Paradise (for Season 9), Celebrity Wheel of Fortune (for Season 4), Celebrity Jeopardy! (for Season 2) and Shark Tank (for Season 15).
Password, the game show from Jimmy Fallon and hosted by Keke Palmer, is returning to NBC for a second season. However, filming of season two of the series has been postponed as a result of the writers strike with The Tonight Show host Fallon among those not wanting to cross the picket line.
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The network has renewed the cooking competition show from Gordon Ramsay for two more seasons, which will take Next Level Chef through Season 4. The renewal came just ahead of the show’s season finale Thursday night.
The network has renewed its comedy series Animal Control, about a group of municipal animal control officers who work better with the creatures they handle than other humans. The show, starring Joel McHale, is Fox’s first wholly owned live-action comedy.
The CW has given a 13-episode Season 4 order to Walker, starring Jared Padalecki, to air in 2023-24 broadcast season. This is the first renewal decision made by the CW under its new regime, flagship All American’s renewal, announced in January, was part of Nexstar’s deal to acquire the CW. Walker had been considered the frontrunner among the CW’s scripted series to snag a renewal. It is a strong ratings performer, ranking as the network’s most-watched linear show this season in total viewers.
S.W.A.T., which was canceled on Friday after six seasons, is coming back for a seventh season on CBS.
Fox has renewed 9-1-1: Lone Star, starring Rob Lowe, for a fifth season. It will be the only 9-1-1 series on the network next season as flagship 9-1-1 is not being renewed. (It is moving to ABC.)
Netflix on Monday renewed the Keri Russell-led political drama for a second season, presumably to launch in 2024. The Diplomat‘s inaugural eight-episode season bowed just 10 days ago — on April 20 — and immediately shot to No. 1 on Netflix’s consumer-facing Top 10 list, with 57.48 million hours viewed in its first weekend.
The drama starring Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon will debut its third season in the fall.
Station 19 is set to hit its 100th episode in the 2023-24 season after ABC renewed the first-responders drama series for a seventh season. The network also has confirmed that Zoanne Clack and Peter Paige will serve as showrunners and exec producers after Deadline revealed that Krista Vernoff was stepping down from Station 19 and Grey’s Anatomy, with the pair likely to step up.
ABC continues to shore up its lineup for the 2023-24 season. The network has picked up a seventh season of its medical drama The Good Doctor, marking the third renewal in as many days for the network. Earlier in the week, ABC renewed The Rookie and Will Trent for 2023-24. The Good Doctor is also poised to become a franchise, as ABC aired a backdoor pilot for a potential spinoff, titled The Good Lawyer, in March. Should it go to series, it will star Kennedy McMann and Felicity Huffman.
As expected, ABC has renewed The Rookie for its sixth season. The series will reach its 100th episode next season. The Nathan Fillion drama is in the Top 5 of ABC’s most-viewed scripted series and a great utility player. It ranks No. 1 in new its Tuesday 8 p.m. time period this season among adults 18-49 (tie).
The syndicated daytime series will break the 9,000 episode mark with the renewal, which sees it cleared in over 75% of the U.S. Extra has been renewed by Fox Television Stations, which took over from the NBC stations in 2019, Nexstar Media Group, Sinclair Broadcast Group, TEGNA, Hearst, CBS, Scripps Broadcasting, Weigel Broadcasting, Sunbeam Television, Draper Media, Entravision, Circle City Broadcasting, McKinnon Broadcasting, News-Press & Gazette Company, Waterman Broadcasting and Marks Radio Group.
NBC today renewed all six of its Dick Wolf-produced shows including the One Chicago franchise — Chicage Med, Chicago Fire and Chicago P.D. — and the trio of Law & Order dramas — the mothership series, Law & Order: SVU and Law & Order: Organized Crime — for the 2023-24 season.
The drama from Sony and showrunner Shawn Ryan debuted at No. 1 on the streamer last week.
CBS has renewed Blue Bloods for the 2023-24 season, which will be the cop drama stalwart’s 14th on the network. The cast of the series, including core original stars Tom Selleck, Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan and Will Estes, are set to return, along with its top producing team, led by showrunner Kevin Wade.
Star Trek: Strange New Worlds has been renewed for Season 3 while Star Trek: Lower Decks has been renewed for Season 5 at Paramount+. The new seasons of both shows will consist of 10 episodes. In addition, Season 2 of Strange New Worlds and Season 4 of Lower Decks will both debut this summer.
Grey’s Anatomy continues to write TV history with a renewal for a landmark 20th season, extending its record as the longest running primetime medical drama. Along with the pickup, which was fully expected, ABC also confirmed Deadline’s report that Meg Marinis will serve as showrunner for season 20. She replaces longtime Grey’s Anatomy and Station 19 showrunner Krista Vernoff, who is leaving both series at the end of this season.
Fox is beefing up its scripted series roster for the 2023-24 season. The network has renewed first-year dramas Accused and Alert: Missing Persons Unit for second seasons. The two shows, which bowed in January, have found decent-size audiences and get substantial viewing on streaming platforms.
NBCUniversal Syndication Studios reups the talker, which airs in 88% of the U.S. and appears on leading station groups, including Nexstar, Sinclair, Weigel, Tegna, Sunbeam, Hearst, Scripps, Bahakel, Cox, Block, CW Plus and more.
Karamo Brown’s freshman syndicated talk show Karamo has been renewed for Season 2. To date, Karamo is sold in 85% of the country and appears on station groups across the country including Nexstar, Weigel, Tegna, Sunbeam, Hearst, Sinclair, Capitol, Block, CW Plus, Mission Broadcasting and more.
Time to get more sand for the hourglass. Days of Our Lives has been renewed by Peacock for two more seasons, which means the iconic soap opera will make it to at least its landmark 60th season. Days moved to Peacock in September, having previously aired on NBC since 1965. It was NBC’s longest-running drama series before switching to Peacock in 2022.
Tamron Hall, Hall’s eponymous daytime talk show, has been renewed for a fifth season across the country, including on television station groups including Cox Media Group, Gray Television, Hearst Television, Nexstar Media Group, E.W. Scripps Co. and others, Hall announced during the show today. Last year, the ABC Owned Television Stations Group gave the show a two-season renewal, taking it through next season.
Krapopolis is back for a third season — before its first one even premiered. Dan Harmon’s animated comedy has been renewed for Season 3, Fox Entertainment announced at London Screenings. The Emmy winner’s newest project will make its series debut during the 2023-24 season. Propelled by early fan response, Krapopolis was previously renewed for Season 2 in October.
CBS on Tuesday afternoon announced renewals for NCIS (aka broadcast’s most-watched drama), CSI: Vegas, The Amazing Race and six other series. The other programs that got the nod to return for the 2023-24 TV season are 60 Minutes (TV’s most-watched news program), the sophomore procedural NCIS: Hawa’ii, Survivor, Tough as Nails, Lingo and the true crime docuseries 48 Hours.
NCIS will return for its 21st season, along with NCIS: Hawai’i for its third season and CSI: Vegas, also for its third season. They join previously announced renewals for drama series Fire Country, The Equalizer, FBI, FBI: International and FBI: Most Wanted and comedy series Young Sheldon, Ghosts, The Neighborhood, Bob Hearts Abishola and So Help Me Todd. The renewals also follow the previously announced early series order for drama The Never Game, starring Justin Hartley.
The Peacock series created by Rian Johnson and starring Natasha Lyonne has been renewed at the streamer. The renewal comes as the first season of the T-Street and MRC Television series is rolling out, heading toward its March 9 finale. A Season 2 premiere date has yet to be announced.
Season 1 of the That ’70s Show spinoff premiered on Jan. 19, and immediately reached Netflix’s Top 10 English TV list in 35 countries, with more than 41 million hours viewed, according to the streamer.
Creator Taylor Sheridan needs another season to finish telling the origin story of the Dutton family he made famous in Yellowstone. And there’s always the chance Season 2 could attract the same number of people who first tuned into the premiere of 1923 in December: The prequel that stars Harrison Ford and Helen Mirren was the most watched Paramount+ premiere ever in the U.S. and drew in 7.4 million total viewers across Paramount+ and linear previews.
NBC says that Night Court has reached an audience of 25.7 million in delayed viewing since it premiered on Jan. 17. The premiere episode ranked as the No. 1 broadcast premiere of the 2022-23 season in both the ad-friendly 18-49 demographic and in total audience. In total viewers, it raked in the most viewers for any comedy premiere since The Conners debuted on ABC in 2018. It was NBC’s best comedy premiere since Will & Grace in 2017.
The drama starring Skylar Astin and Marcia Gay Harden has been a consistent performer for the network.
The network has renewed its drama series for a third season. The pickup for the series, produced by Warner Bros. Television and Fox Entertainment, comes seven weeks after The Cleaning Lady wrapped its 12-episode second season. Season 3 will also bring a new co-showrunner: Jeannine Renshaw (In the Dark, Good Girls) has joined the series and will serve as co-showrunner alongside Miranda Kwok, who developed the show.