September 29, 2011

NBC has ordered two extra episodes for the third season Parenthood, which has aired three episodes so far in this early fall season.

The family drama has gotten off to a respectable start since its September 13th premiere, averaging a 2.2 rating in the adults 18-49 demographic. Those numbers put it right around what it was earning most weeks last season and keep it competitive with its competition Tuesdays at 10:00pm.

More importantly, it is currently one of NBC's highest rated scripted dramas, faring considerably better than newcomers such as The Playboy Club, Prime Suspect, and Harry's Law.

The additional episodes will bring Parenthood's Season 3 total to 18.

(Source: The Hollywood Reporter)