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NBC orders more ‘Knight Rider’

Network asks for four more scripts of drama

NBC is showing some faith in “Knight Rider,” ordering four more scripts of the frosh drama from Universal Media Studios.

Update of the 1980s talking car skein has performed so-so overall in the ratings but has had traction with young men in its Wednesday 8 p.m. slot in three airings.

Skein has averaged 7.3 million viewers to date and 2.4 rating/7 share in adults 18-49. Its best showing so far has been in the men 18-49 demo (2.7).

Series stars Justin Bruening and is exec produced by Gary Scott Thompson, Doug Liman and Dave Bartis.

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