First six episodes have drawn an average of more than 1 million adults
TBS is sticking with “My Boys.”
Turner net has greenlit production on an additional nine half-hours, extending the inaugural season to 22 episodes.
Order comes as no surprise given the early success of the skein: First six episodes have drawn an average of more than 1 million adults 18-49, making “My Boys” basic cable’s top original sitcom in the demo.
First half of season one will conclude in a mini-marathon, with pairs of new episodes airing on Tuesday, Dec. 26, and Wednesday, Dec. 27, and the finale on Thursday, Dec. 28.
Production on the nine new segs will begin in January for a summer debut.
“My Boys” stars Jordana Spiro as a sportswriter whose best pals are a group of guys. Jim Gaffigan, Kyle Howard, Reid Scott, Michael Bunin, Jamie Kaler and Kellee Stewart also star.
“It’s understood that comedy is one of the most difficult forms of entertainment to do well, so it’s a great feeling to know that our first attempt at creating an original scripted comedy series has been so well received,” said TNT/TBS senior veep of original programming Michael Wright.
Creator Betsy Thomas exec produces with Jamie Tarses and Gavin Polone. Pariah and Two Out Rally Prods. produce in association with Sony Pictures Television.