The extended order comes after four episodes of the single-camera comedy and serves as a sign of confidence from the network.
Press release follows:
ABC GIVES FULL-SEASON ORDER TO ‘AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE,’ NEW ABC STUDIOS COMEDY
“American Housewife,” the critically acclaimed new Tuesday night comedy starring Katy Mixon, has been given a full-season pickup. Channing Dungey, president, ABC Television Network, announced today. Nine additional episodes of the ABC Studios-produced series have been ordered.
Tuesday’s No. 1 comedy this season in Total Viewers (7.7 million) and Adults 18-49 (2.4/8), ABC’s “American Housewife” builds on its young-adult lead-in at 8:30 p.m. by 14% on average to rank a competitive No. 2 in its half-hour to NBC’s “The Voice.” The new ABC comedy is improving its time period year to year by 2.1 million viewers and by 9% in Adults 18-49.
“American Housewife” stars Katy Mixon as Katie Otto, Diedrich Bader as Greg Otto, Meg Donnelly as Taylor, Daniel DiMaggio as Oliver, Julia Butters as Anna-Kat, Carly Hughes as Angela and Ali Wong as Doris.
“American Housewife” is written by Sarah Dunn (“Spin City,” “Bunheads”) and produced by ABC Studios. Sarah Dunn, Aaron Kaplan, Rick Wiener and Kenny Schwartz are executive producers.
Stay tuned as we continue to monitor the cancel/renew status of American Housewife Season 2…