NBC has picked up the comedies "Community
" (Thursdays, 8-8:30 p.m. ET) and "Parks and Recreation
" (Thursdays, 8:30-9 p.m. ET) - as well as the new drama "Mercy
" (Wednesdays, 8-9 p.m. ET) - for the rest of the season by adding nine additional episodes to each.
"We are very pleased with the critical and audience reaction to our wonderful new comedy 'Community,'" said Angela Bromstad, President, Primetime Entertainment, NBC and Universal Media Studios. "The cast and producers are delivering a first-rate, quality show that is very promising as the newest of NBC's first-rate Thursday-night comedies."
About "Mercy," Bromstad added: "This drama has found a dedicated audience and continues to build in the ratings. We've seen future episodes and we're confident 'Mercy' can be a strong player for us." She continued, 'Parks and Recreation' has proven to be a steady performer for us on Thursday nights and gets better with every show. We look forward to continuing our creative collaboration with Amy Poehler, Greg Daniels, Michael Schur, and the rest of the great cast and production team."
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