‘The Wonder Years’, ‘Home Economics’ receive full season orders at ABC


ABC announced that “The Wonder Years” and “Home Economics” have both received back orders for nine episodes to complete their current seasons.

“The Wonder Years,” a reboot of the 1988 ABC sitcom of the same name, had its series premiere Sept. 22 with new episodes airing weekly Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m. The coming-of-age comedy, this time centering on a black family, follows the middle-class Williams family through the late ’60s in Montgomery, Alabama, from the perspective of 12-year-old Dean ( Elisha “EJ” Williams, with Don Cheadle lending his voice for narrations as adult Dean). Dulé Hill, Saycon Sengbloh, Laura Kariuki, Julian Lerner, Amari O’Neil and Milan Ray also star in the series, which is produced by 20th Television and executive produced by Lee Daniels, Saladin K. Patterson, Fred Savage, Marc Velez and Bob. Daily.

Since its premiere, episodes of “The Wonder Years” have averaged 4.8 million total viewers after seven days of viewing across all linear and digital platforms, per ABC.

“Home Economics” also premiered on September 22, with its second season. New episodes air Wednesdays at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT on ABC. Based on the life of writer and executive producer Michael Colton, the comedy looks at the relationship between three adult siblings in very different financial situations: one in the 1%, one in the middle class and one who is struggling. hard to get out of it. Topher Grace, Caitlin McGee, Jimmy Tatro, Karla Souza, Sasheer Zamata, Shiloh Bearman, Jordyn Curet, Chloe Jo Rountree, JeCobi Swain and Lidia Porto stars.

Season 2 of “Home Economics” averaged 3.6 million total viewers and a 0.9 rating among adults ages 18-49 after seven days of viewing on linear and digital platforms.

Executive producers include creators Colton and John Aboud; Grace; and Eric and Kim Tannenbaum and Jason Wang of the Tannenbaum Company. The series is produced by Lionsgate and ABC Signature.


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