NBC Picks Up “This Is Us” To Series

The first full season order of a new Fall series has been handed out with NBC picking up the Dan Fogelman-created family drama “This Is Us” to a full first season of eighteen episodes.

The pick up comes after the network aired just one episode of the show which has been amongst the most acclaimed of the new network shows.

Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore and Sterling K. Brown star in the show which is also the No. 1 new show of the Fall so far with a 4.5 rating in 18-49 adultls and 14.3 million viewers Live+5 results. It’s also NBC’s highest-rated scripted program in the Tuesdays-at-10pm slot in six years.

Source: The Live Feed