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Cable channel TBS announced Wednesday that it is renewing its freshman comedy Men At Work, which just premiered last month.
The Hollywood Reporter first reported the original sitcom, which stars Danny Masterson and was created by Franklin & Bash star Breckin Meyer, will get an additional 10 episodes next year.
“Men At Work is a strong addition to the TBS lineup and has worked extremely well paired with The Big Bang Theory,” Michael Wright, president, head of programming for TBS and TNT, said in a statement, reports Deadline.
The comedy centers on a group of men who work at a magazine and also stars James Lesure, Michael Cassidy and Adam Busch. It is produced by Sony Pictures Television and Fanfare.
Men At Work got off to a strong start, drawing 2.5 million viewers for its May 24, two-episode premiere. As a whole, the season, which ends on July 12, has averaged 2.7 million viewers, according to Live+7 numbers. It also averaged 1.8 million viewers in the 18-49 demographic.
Although TBS has had success with repeats of shows like The Big Bang Theory and Family Guy, the network has stepped it up with original programming, including Men at Work and the upcoming Sullivan & Son. The network is also the home of Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse and Are We There Yet?. TBS will also air the next season of Cougar Town.