Our new TV obsession (no really, we do nothing but spout out Red/Liz/Tom connection theories!) got a full season after airing only two episodes. James Spader's hat supplier is happy, as are we. The series is a smash earning an average of 10 million viewers a week. NBC is so excited about the success of the drama that it's already renewed it for a second season!
Despite mixed reviews from the critics, FOX originally gave Seth MacFarlane's controversal comedy a full 22-episode season. Dads has been averaging a 2.2/7 rating in adults 18-49, which is surprisingly decent. However, the series will disappear from FOX's schedule following Glee's move to Tuesdays at 8pm in February. No confirmation has been given as to its official status, but the series was not given a return date.
While fellow newbies The Goldbergs and Trophy Wife were picked up for full seasons, ABC wasn't ready to fully commit to a night out with Rebel Wilson, opting to order four more scripts of the Aussie breakout's sitcom, which is averaging 7.4 million viewers. After those four extra episodes air, the timeslot will be taken over by another new ABC comedy, Mixology.
Joss Whedon fans rejoice! The Avengers-inspired series was picked up for a full season after only three episodes. On its debut night, S.H.I.E.L.D. snagged a mind-blowing 11.9 million viewers, making it TV's biggest premiere for a drama sereies since 2009. Even Iron Man would be impressed with that!
After just four episodes, CBS picked up The Crazy Ones for a full season. See Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar celebrate the news right here!
Holy fast track! With only 13 episodes planned for season one, Fox has already renewed Sleepy Hollow for a full second season. The ratings for this beheaded drama have been consistently strong.
After three episodes, the Will Arnett comedy scored a full season. The Millers should definitely send a thank you card to The Big Bang Theory. The nerdy comedy's massive following has been the ticket to The Millers' success.
Anna Faris and Allison Janney's new comedy got a full season order after only four episodes. The new series has been trying to soak up some some of How I Met Your Mother's Monday's night audience, but their ratings remain at an aveage of 2.1 in the demos.
More Andy Samberg pantsless! Fox picked up a full season after five episodes aired. The comedy has also been rewarded with the coveted Super Bowl post-game TV slot.
After just four weeks on the premium cable network, the racy new drama was picked up for a second season. Masters of Sex currently averages 5.4 million weekly viewers, and once agian proves that as long as the word "sex" is in the title, people will watch it.
NBC gave this show a 22-episode order right off the bat. The comedy has been struggling in its highly competitive Thursday night time-slot, but it looks like it's finding its footing.
The first fatality of the Fall 2013 season, Lucky 7 got the ax after only two episodes.
Booted by CBS after only two episodes aired. Somewhere, Jerry O'Connell's Speedo is crying.
Bumped by NBC after just three episodes, Ironside opened to an underwhelming 1.3 rating with adults 18-49.
NBC canceled the Mike O'Malley comedy after just three episodes on the network. In the ratings, Welcome to the Family ranked as NBC's lowest in-season comedy debut.
While ABC will air all 13 episodes of the James Caan baseball sitcom, it's decided to bench Back in the Game, opting not to pick it up for a full season. Averaging a healthy 7.3 million viewers, the comedy was garnering little-to-no buzz.
Lower than low ratings. The clock is ticking...
Prepare for at least nine more trips to the '80s as the retro family sitcom was picked up for 22 episodes. Can you say Pretty in Pick Up?! (Sorry, we couldn't resist a John Hughes pun!)
Got 13 episodes from the start. No decision yet on whether there will be more. Most recently the magical drama only lured in 4.3 million viewers in its tough Thursday night time-slot.
Just call it the little (charming, adorable, hilarious) show that could! Despite bringing in a modest average of 5.7 million viewers, Bradley Whitford and Malin Akerman's family comedy was picked up for a full season.
From the start, CBS claimed that Hostages would be a 15-episode, standalone season. Given the ratings (this week a mere 1.3), we're expecting it to be just that.
After a bit of a wait, The CW finally picked up The Vampire Diaries' spinoff starring Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies and Claire Holt for a full season. Averaging 3.3 million viewers (when you factor in Live + 3 Day DVR viewing), the drama is one of the network's best performers of the season. It's good to be Julie Plec these days, no?!
Long live the CW's period drama! The CW picked up the series, which tells the tale of Mary Queen of Scot's (played by breakout Adelaide Kane) rise to power, for a full season, along with The Originals and The Tomorrow People. Since its Oct. 17 debut, the Gossip Girl-Game of Thrones hybrid has averaged a respectable 1.8 million viewers and a 0.8 rating in the demo.
Tip to prospective writers and actors: Either buddy up to EPs Greg Berlanti and Julie Plec or try and find some relation to the Amell cousins as they are taking over the young network. Robbie Amell's (younger cousin of Arrow star Stephen Amell) drama about young people with extraordinary powers vwas picked up for a full season after averaging 2.2 million viewers and 0.9 rating in the demo.