Breaking: ABC Orders Full Seasons of Revenge and Suburgatory

ABC is plotting more Revenge and putting down roots in Suburgatory.

The network has picked up both freshman series for full, 22-episode seasons, TVLine has learned. Additionally, sophomore sitcom Happy Endings has received an order for six additional scripts.

Both shows have been solid ratings performers, not to mention critical faves. This week, Revenge surged 13 percent and took the 18-49 demo crown at 10 pm for the first time. Suburgatory, meanwhile, has proven to be the perfect companion to The Middle.

There’s no word on the fate of ABC’s other rookie series, although Charlie’s Angeles seems destined to become fall’s fourth casualty after The Playboy Club, Free Agents and H8R. The plunging Pan Am needs to stabilize fast before it earns a pickup, while potential breakout hit Last Man Standing is probably a week away from a back-nine order.

For those keeping track at home, Revenge and Suburgatory join The CW’s Hart of Dixie, Secret Circle and Ringer, Fox’s New Girl, NBC’s Up All Night and Whitney, and CBS’ 2 Broke Girls in this fall’s full-season club.



Comments (77)

  • Suburgatory, I’m guessing one of the most under-rated and un-watched show of the fall season… but it shouldn’t be! It is a great show and I could see it having somewhat of a cult following (if you wanna call it that) just like the Gilmore Girls. It was only until about the third season of Gilmore Girls that it started to pick up popularity, I can see the same thing happening with Suburgatory.. mark my words and check back here in three years… ya, as if that will happen :)

    Comment by Mudrock – October 14, 2011 05:18 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • @abc_series, #HappyEndings is one of the best Sitcom in your wednesday comedy block, time for full Season 2 pickup announcement is now!

    Comment by melanie – October 15, 2011 04:22 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I can’t find full episodes on Saburgatory online. Even at abc.com. Can anyone help?

    Comment by V – October 15, 2011 06:13 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Does anyone know why Suburgatory is not available to watch on the ABC website? Its not even available on-demand. Really weird.

    Comment by yarazin – October 15, 2011 08:20 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Revenge i ended up catching on friday night. it is a night time soap and it kept my interest so i kept watching. i agree with a previous writer that she they should build up the revenges in each episode and not just have a plot against one person each episode. The whole crossing each person or circling their picture at the end of the episode is so silly. anyway its enough to hold my interest this season, but when emily gets done exacting her revenge on these hamptonites, what will she do next season? i think that this is a great show for one season, i cannot see how they can stretch it any further.

    Comment by missp – October 19, 2011 06:44 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Does anyone else think that Amanda/Emily and Nolan are sister & brother?

    Comment by Co – October 21, 2011 09:48 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • SUBURATORY is sooo Funny! I’m so glad it has been extended!! Dallas, Tessa & Dalia make this show the BEST!!

    Comment by Alady – November 30, 2011 09:20 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • hopefully revenge gets a a second season that would be so cool!!!

    Comment by k – December 6, 2011 02:25 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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