What About Joan? stays for sweeps

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ABC will keep its new midseason comedy What About Joan? on its May sweep schedule.

Four original episodes of the series starring Joan Cusack will air in the Tuesday 9:30 p.m. ET/PT timeslot. What About Joan? won its time period in total viewers (11.3 million) and in adults 18-49 (4.9/13) on April 24. As for ABC"s other two midseason comedies, My Wife and Kids will remain on the May schedule, while The Job has run its six-episode order.

Sources say The Job, which stars Denis Leary, is not expected back in the fall.
- Joe Schlosser