NBC has renewed “Parks and Recreation” for a sixth season while at the same time announcing cancellation of White House laffer 1600 Penn, Whitney and Up All Night.
NBC has given Whitney a pickup for three additional episodes, bringing its second-season order to 16 episodes.
The shelved Friday comedy returns to the schedule on Nov. 14, while Community remains in limbo.
A return date for both Friday night comedies has yet to be determined; Grimm repeats will instead air in the 8-9 p.m. slot.
New fall series featuring women are paying off well for the broadcast networks, led by CBS’s 2 Broke Girls and Fox’s New Girl.
As the fall season ramps up, NBC is promoting its fall lineup by allowing Bloomingdale’s shoppers to pose with the new stars — virtually. The “Look the Part, Be the Part” program uses the GoldRun augmented reality app, which superimposes images and data atop phone cam snapshots.