NBC Renews 5 Series, Including Parenthood and Law & Order: SVU; What About Parks and Rec?

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Parenthood Renewed NBC has jumped on the early pickup bandwagon, renewing five series for the 2013-2014 season including Parenthood, Revolution, Grimm, Chicago Fire and Law & Order: SVU.

All have been handed full 22-episode orders.

No word on the fate of bubble comedies Parks and Recreation and Community, but an NBC rep says “there will be more returning series announcements made in the next couple of weeks.”

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TVLine’s Renewal Scorecard has been updated with today’s pickups.

Thoughts? Psyched Parenthood scored not just a renewal but a full-season order? Nervous about the fate of NBC’s remaining bubble shows? Weigh in below!



Comments (200)

  • Oh and SVU. Why don’t they just move it to USA since it is technically the Law & Order: SVU Network. Hell why don’t they just create the Law & Order SVU: Network. It kills me the stopped the original & kept on with this one.

    Comment by Jenny h – April 26, 2013 07:38 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Glad to hear that Grimm and Parenthood are book for a full season pickup. Hope P&R and Community also get the green light for a full pickup.

    Comment by Wes – April 26, 2013 08:13 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • wow. a full 22 for parenthood. i’m impressed by your commitment NBC.

    Comment by cjeffery7 – April 26, 2013 08:20 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Yeah Phood!

    Comment by Amy – April 26, 2013 09:01 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Revolution deserves to be renewed, as much as the rest of the NBC shows. It has competed with CBS and ABC and won the demo. NBC made the mistake of putting the show on a 4 month hiatus. SMASH was not pulling the demo or the ratings. Moving any show around is asking for more disaster for ratings and the viewers at NBC. Grimm, Parenthood, SVU and Chicago Fire would not be able to compete on Monday nights with ABC and CBS in that time slot. CF is 1.8 for NBC is good, Revolution appeals to different demographics and was beating the competition until their long hiatus. NBC has tried others shows all cancelled. NBC will keep Revolution with the Voice. NBC did not renew Revolution to save face. They renewed the show because it does have promise. It is a JJA show. NBC has no reason to save face with Revolution. I never like a show that is to hyped up and automatically has high expectations. I knew when it premiered with the highest rating since V it would drop to the lows 2. The show in the second half of the season has been very good. I would like to see it succeed and so does the President at NBC. Honestly was surprised NBC renewed it because syfy just does not work on major networks. Everyone complains about the Voice lead in and expectations a show should keep the audience. MF on abc every show after sheds viewers. I watch Revolution and Hannibal on NBC have never watched an episode of Grimm or Chicago Fire on another network they would be cancelled. Thank goodness Revolution is on NBC. I did watch Deception and I really liked the show. That show could not compete with abc or nbc. I still hope it gets a mercy renewal.

    Comment by Jate – April 27, 2013 07:38 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Well NBC does own SyFy, but that aside ‘Revolution’ came back strong from that 4 month absence. I love the weekly twists and expanded geogrpahical map.

      Comment by Jindi Goblu – April 30, 2013 05:38 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • DAMN YEEEEAH FOR REVOLUTION!!! ;D

    Comment by Micaela – April 27, 2013 01:51 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Please convince NBC to renew Smash and move it off Saturday night to give it a fair chance. If they want to know why their ratings are so low, they should quit showing so many senseless sit-coms and reality shows. I am not talking about The Voice, whgich is probably one of the best competitions on TV now.

    Comment by Gloria Seales – April 27, 2013 03:32 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Give it a fair chance like Tuesdays after MEGA hit The Voice?

      Comment by Midori – April 27, 2013 06:59 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I really need to Netflix or DVD Parenthood, looks like such a fun show.

    Comment by Midori – April 27, 2013 06:58 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Yay Bravermans! So happy for more Parenthood.

    Comment by schu – April 28, 2013 08:48 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Thanks nbc for renewing Parenthood. finally did somthing right, after the anne curry firing

    Comment by kate logan – April 29, 2013 01:35 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Revolution DOES deserve a 2nd season. After Danny got killed (rather heroically – t’was a good death Crixus) the show took on a darker tone. Well it was already dark in tone but it’s really lost any hope of a quick end to the Monroe republic or Monroe’s life for that matter. And now they can make nuclear devices? I’m sticking with this one via torrents. Nice to see Grimm also returning for a 3rd year, Munro is a great character.

    Comment by Jindi Goblu – April 30, 2013 05:32 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • And GRIMM is on Tuesdays now, not Friday.

      Comment by Jindi Goblu – April 30, 2013 05:33 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • So glad Parenthood got renewed, and I hope it continues into the next few years. That is one of the ONLY shows I watch. Love it! Best show on TV in my opinion right now.

    Comment by Brandy – April 6, 2014 10:34 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

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