NBC Renews 'Parks and Rec,' 'Up All Night,' 'Whitney'
Amy Poehler comedy gets fifth season; pair of freshman will return
By Andrea Morabito -- Broadcasting & Cable, 5/11/2012 3:19:49 PMComplete Coverage: Upfronts 2012
A day after renewing fellow Thursday comedies 30 Rock and Community, NBC has ordered a fifth season of Parks and Recreation and a second season of Up All Night and Whitney.
Parks has been picked up for a 22-episode fifth season. The Amy Poehler comedy had its season finale Thursday night after averaging a 1.7 rating with adults 18-49 and 3.5 million viewers for its fourth season run.
Up All Night, starring Christina Applegate, Will Arnett and Maya Rudolph, wrapped its 22-episode freshman season in April after averaging a 1.7 rating and 4 million viewers.
The Whitney Cummings vehicle Whitney ended its rookie run in March with a average 1.7 rating and 4 million viewers. After premiering last fall in the plum post-Office timeslot, it was shfted to Wednesday midseason to lead into fellow multi-camera freshman Are You There, Chelsea? (which is unlikely to return).
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