Fox has ordered six more scripts of its summer scripted hit, The O.C.,
from Warner Bros. Television, although a full back-nine episode order for the
show is expected by mid-September.
The one-hour soap got off to a slow start in July but after repeated airings
on Fox the show has picked up steam.
Last Tuesday, The O.C. easily won its hour among adults 18-49, total
viewers, adults 18-34, teen and persons 12-34.
It also won the night among adults 18-49, adults 18-34, teens and persons
The O.C. will go off the air once Fox interrupts its prime time
programming for baseball and then return in its new, much tougher time period on
Thursdays at 9 p.m., airing against NBC’s Will & Grace and
Coupling and CBS’s CSI.
This summer the show has been airing Tuesdays at 9 p.m.