NBC has given a limited back order to freshman comedy Guys With Kids, on Thursday picking up
four additional episodes of the Jimmy Fallon-produced sitcom.
Guys is the lone
rookie NBC series with its fate still in limbo, with the network previously canceling
fellow Wednesday comedy Animal Practice
and picking up full seasons of Revolution,
Go On, The New Normal and Chicago
In its most recent episode, Guys averaged a 1.3 rating with adults 18-49 and 3.8 million
viewers, retaining 93% of its new lead-in Whitney.
The additional episodes brings Guys' order to 17, taking the comedy into midseason where it could
ultimately be replaced on the schedule with one of NBC's benched comedies such
as the retooled multi-cam version of Up