NBC picks up Kath & Kim for full first season

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Recently, Entertainment Weeklyreported that NBC announced plans to pick up its new series Kath & Kimfor a full first season. This means nine more episodes for the lukewarm-rated series, which draws six million viewers weekly.

Big audience or not, the Molly Shannon and Selma Blair led comedy has kept 100 percent of the adult 18-49 audience from My Name is Earl for the last four weeks.

ABC added to the comedy pick ups by asking Samantha Who?back for seven episodes, rounding out a full second season. The show is the second most-watched comedy on Monday nights.

In other TV news, NBC has ordered a full season pick up for Knight Rider.

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Kath & Kim on NBC.com

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