November 01, 2008 06:29:05 GMT
The American version of Australian comedy series, 'Kath and Kim', has got a back-nine order from NBC network.
Thursday night comedy series "Kath & Kim" has been given a thumb up for the back-nine order. On Friday, October 31, afternoon, NBC network have announced that they have picked up the full season for the U.S. version of the hit Australian half-hour.
On the series' full season pickup, NBC's executive vice president Teri Weinberg said, "'Kath & Kim' is a show we love and believe in. We have incredible confidence in the creative auspices of this show and we believe it's a perfect fit with our Thursday-night comedies."
The Hollywood Reporter claims that the order report comes after the show got a Nielsen uptick on Thursday night episode which drew 5.5 million viewers. After airing four segments, the series has averaged 2.6/6 in 18-49 and 6.0 million viewers overall, leading ahead of "My Name Is Earl".
Premiered on NBC on October 9, "Kath & Kim" stars Molly Shannon as Kath Day and Selma Blair as Kim Day. The series created by Gina Riley and Jane Turner centers its story on chronicling the family matters and relationships' misadventures of the dysfunctional mother and daughter, who live in a suburban community in Florida.