ABC is moving forward with “American Housewife,” fans of the new series will get a few more episodes thanks to a series order from the network.
“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.
The series has quickly become Tuesday’s number-one comedy of the season. The show has hit 7.7M viewers in the adults 18-49 range according to the network. 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.