Fans on CBS’ hit comedy “Mom” should be happy to know that there is another season of episodes on the way. CBS confirmed this week that the network has renewed the popular comedy for the 2018-2019 season, which means most of CBS’ schedule will remain unchanged next year.
The series featuring Anna Faris and Academy and Emmy Award winner Allison Janney, which recently celebrated its 100th episode, is being picked up for a sixth season, joining other hit shows from CBS’ Thursday night lineup, “The Big Bang Theory,” “Young Sheldon” and S.W.A.T., in being renewed for next year.
It has been a banner year for Allison Janney, the star recently won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress from her work in “I, Tonya” as Tonya Harding’s mother.
“I did it all by myself,” Janney joked at the
“MOM has been a lynchpin comedy for us over the last several years,” said Kelly Kahl, President, CBS Entertainment. “It’s a fearless series that tackles provocative social issues with laughter and grace, and a large, loyal audience has followed. With gifted talents like Anna and Allison leading a great ensemble cast, and a production team headed by Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky, Nick Bakay and Gemma Baker, this series just keeps getting better.”
MOM is currently averaging over 11M viewers and is the third most-watched comedy in broadcast television (behind only CBS’ The Big Bang Theory and Young Sheldon) and is a top 5 comedy among both adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.
MOM premiered on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013 and moved to Thursdays at the start of Season 2. Jaime Pressly, Mimi Kennedy, Beth Hall and William Fichtner also star. The series is produced by Chuck Lorre Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television. Executive producers are Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky and Nick Bakay. The series was created by Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky and Gemma Baker.