“Superstore” is adding some extra shifts for 2016-17.

A day after its Season 2 premiere, the show has been picked up for a full second season. It initially received a 13-episode order following its 11-episode first season.

The show premiered to a 1.5 rating in adults 18-49 and 5.45 million viewers, in line with its Season 1 average. It also put up NBC’s best same-day rating for a Thursday comedy in three years.

“We’re very proud of ‘Superstore’ and we were so happy to see fantastic viewing levels with the preview during the Olympics as well as last night’s ratings in its new Thursday anchor time period,” NBC Entertainment president Jennifer Salke says in a statement. “This is a show our audience loves and, paired with ‘The Good Place,’ which our audience also loves, we think we have a sensational new comedy block to build this season.”

The full-season order is the first for any show this season — no surprise since the season is less than a week old.

Posted by:Rick Porter

Rick Porter has been covering TV since the days when networks sent screeners on VHS, one of which was a teaser for the first season of "American Idol." He's left-handed, makes a very solid grilled cheese and has been editor of TV by the Numbers since October 2015. He lives in Austin.

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