NBC has given a *two* season renewal to critically acclaimed freshman drama THIS IS US. The show has been renewed for a minimum 18-episode second and third season.
“We all got our wish that this is a hit show,” said Jennifer Salke, President, NBC Entertainment. “THIS IS US is as good as anything we’ve ever had, we’re thrilled to renew it for two seasons and there’s no doubt it will have a long life on NBC. On behalf of everyone at NBC, we’re grateful for the artistry of the cast, crew, and producers assembled by our gifted creator, Dan Fogelman. In a world where there are literally hundreds of television dramas, we’re proud to have one of the very best that is also one of the highest-rated.”
So far this season, THIS IS US originals are averaging a 4.6 rating in adults 18-49 and 14.6 million viewers overall in “live plus seven day” results from Nielsen Media Research, making it the #1 new show of the season in 18-49 and television’s #4 entertainment series in that key demographic.