Morning News: ABC Series Style

Quick news this morning:  ABC gave full season pick ups to two series last night – NO ORDINARY FAMILY, starring Michael Chiklis and Julie Benz, and BETTER WITH YOU, starring Joanna Garcia and Jennifer Finnigan.  Both of the shows are actually still being recorded on my DVR but are being watched with reluctance.  Knowing that they have a full season, I’ll save them and catch them on a rerun break for other networks.

ABC also gave some good news to old favorite BROTHERS & SISTERS and new favorite DETROIT 1-8-7.  BRO & SIS has been given 4 additional episodes, bringing their order to the full 22; DETROIT 1-8-7 (look for an interview with Erin Cummings, Dr Abbey Ward later today) has been given 5 additional episodes, bringing their order up to 18.

The only show glaringly missing from their announcement was Wednesday night drama THE WHOLE TRUTH – producer KristieAnne Reed confirms that they will not go beyond their original 13 episode order: