ABC has issued early second season renewals to three of its freshman comedy series: Modern Family, Cougar Town and The Middle. All three shows were recently given additional episode orders for the season.
The network made the announcement during their portion of the Television Critics Association winter press tour this morning. In terms of the network’s “on-the-bubble” comedies Scrubs and Better Off Ted ABC entertainment president Stephen McPherson said no decision has been made yet:
“We’ve obviously been disappointed,” McPherson said. “Whenever we put comedy other than Wednesday is a bit of an island.”