ABC Picks Up 3 Sitcoms

  • October 9, 2009
ABC picks up "Modern Family," "Cougar Town" and Patricia Heaton starrer "The Middle," reports Variety. Twentieth's "Modern Family" came into the fall schedule as a critical favorite; the premiere episode garnered 12.6 million viewers plus a 4.2 rating/11 share in the 18-49 demo. Courteney Cox's "Cougar Town" -- which, like "Modern Family," has aired three times -- had more than 11.2 million viewers tuned in to the Sept. 23 premiere, which earned a 4.4 rating/11 share in 18-49.

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