ABC Renews Big Sky, The Wonder Years, A Million Little Things, and Two Others

ABC Renews Big Sky, The Wonder Years, A Million Little Things, and Two Others ...

ABC renewed all five of its remaining scripted bubble shows on Friday, despite this weeks cancellation trend.

Dramas Big Sky (for Season 3) and A Million Little Things (for Season 5), as well as comedy The Conners (for Season 5), Home Economics (for Season 3) and The Wonder Years (for Season 2).

The Conners is averaging 4.8 million daily viewers and a 0.8 demo rating (with Live+7 playback) from last season. Among the six sitcoms ABC has aired this TV season, it is the first in viewers and links Abbott Elementary and The Goldbergs both of whom were previously renewed for No. 1 in the demo.

The second season of Home Economics has averaging 2.9 million daily viewers and a 0.5 demo rating (with Live+7 playback), down 17 and 29 percent from its freshman run. Out of the six sitcoms that ABC has aired this TV season, it ranks No. 5 in both measures.

So far this season, A Million Little Things has averaged 4.1 million daily viewers and a 0.7 demo rating (with Live+7 playback) down 20 and 30 percent from its Season 3 tallies. Out of the eight shows that ABC has aired this TV season, it is no. 6 in audience and tied for fifth in the demo. It does, however, enjoy the second-best DVR bump in any ABC series. (FYI: Preliminary discussions are underway about Season 5 being last.

According to fans, Big Sky is averaging 5.8 million weekly viewers and a 0.7 demo rating (with Live+7 playback) from its freshman run. Out of the eight programming that ABC has aired this TV season, it is tied No. 5 in two measures. (Speaking of Big Sky, Jensen Ackles is officially coming on board as a regular in Season 3 here.)

Lastly, The Wonder Years, which, as previously reported, will be moving forward without EP Fred Savage thus far is averaging 3 million total weekly viewers and a 0.6 demo rating (with Live+7 playback). Out of the half-dozen sitcoms ABC has aired this TV season, it is at no. 4 in both measures (ahead of Home Economics and black-ish).