Jan. 18 (UPI) — NBC says it has ordered two more, 18-episode seasons of its freshman family drama This is Us .
“We all got our wish that this is a hit show,” Jennifer Salke, president of NBC Entertainment, said in a statement Wednesday.
” This is Us is as good as anything we’ve ever had, we’re thrilled to renew it for two seasons and there’s no doubt it will have a long life on NBC. On behalf of everyone at NBC, we’re grateful for the artistry of the cast, crew, and producers assembled by our gifted creator, Dan Fogelman. In a world where there are literally hundreds of television dramas, we’re proud to have one of the very best that is also one of the highest-rated. ”
The show stars Milo Ventimiglia , Mandy Moore , Justin Hartley, Chrissy Metz, Sterling K. Brown, Susan Kelechi Watson, Chris Sullivan and Ron Cephas Jones.