NBC announced on March 5 that its full
Thursday comedy block will return next season, renewing first-year series Community
(8-8:30 p.m. ET), The Office (9-9:30) and 30 Rock (9:30-10). The
network's other comedy in its Thursday block, 8:30 show Parks and Recreation,
was previously picked up.
Community is averaging a 2.7 rating, 7 share in adults 18-49 and 5.9
million viewers overall so far this season, according to NBC. Now in its sixth
season, The Office on March 4 for the first time outscored ABC's Grey's
Anatomy in head-to-head competition among adults 18-49. Season to date The
Office is averaging a 4.9 rating, 12 share in adults 18-49 and 9.4 million
viewers overall. In its fourth season, 30 Rock is averaging a 3.4
rating, 8 share in adults 18-49 and 6.9 million viewers overall.