NBC is in it for the lengthy haul with Mr. Mayor.
The community on Monday introduced that it had picked up a second season of Ted Danson-fronted comedy.
“Having Ted Danson and Holly Hunter main this good ensemble is a dream,” mentioned Lisa Katz, President, Scripted Content material, NBCUniversal Leisure, and Streaming.
“An enormous thanks to Tina Fey, Robert Carlock and our proficient forged and crew for an unbelievable first season. We’re excited for extra hilarity in season two.”
“We’ve liked our collaboration with NBC on the primary season of ‘Mr. Mayor’ and are excited to proceed working with our unbelievable forged, led by the incomparable Ted Danson and Holly Hunter,” mentioned Erin Underhill, President, Common Tv.
”We are able to’t wait to see what Tina Fey, Robert Carlock and our proficient producing staff have in retailer for Mayor Bremer and his rag-tag staff of civil servants.”
NBC notes that the pilot, which aired on Jan. 7, has grown to a 3.7 within the 18-49 demo and 16 million whole viewers, up +509% and +217%, respectively, from its reside + same-day efficiency.
The collection premiered as NBC’s finest Thursday comedy launch in whole viewers (6.6 million in reside+7) for the reason that premiere of the Will & Grace revival in 2017.
The collection stars Danson, Holly Hunter, Vella Lovell, Mike Cabellon, Kyla Kenedy, and Bobby Moynihan.
Robert Carlock, Tina Fey, Jeff Richmond, and David Miner government produce. Eric Gurian serves as a co-executive producer.
The information comes months after NBC has introduced it was ending Superstore, Brooklyn 9-9, and Connecting…
It definitely raised questions on whether or not the community deliberate to maintain comedies on its roster within the coming seasons.
The community lately launched Younger Rock and Kenan, that are performing decently, so it is doable the community can have a two-hour comedy block subsequent season.
Or, it could possibly be a one-hour block twice per week. We’ll want to attend to search out out.
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