Tuesday, December 13, 2016

TBS Renews 'People of Earth' and 'Search Party'

TBS has renewed its new original comedy series People of Earth and Search Party for second seasons, it was announced today. The two will return for 10-episode second seasons in 2017.

People of Earth stars Wyatt Cenac, Ana Gasteyer, Oscar Nuñez, Michael Cassidy, Alice Wetterlund, Luka Jones, Brian Huskey, Nancy Lenehan, Tracee Chimo, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Björn Gustafsson and Ken Hall.

David Jenkins created the comedy. He executive produces with Conan O'Brien and Greg Daniels. Warner Horizon Television, Conaco and Deedle-Dee Production produce.

In its first season so far, People of Earth is averaging 4.3 million viewers per episode across all platforms.

Search Party stars Alia Shawkat, John Reynolds, John Early, Meredith Hagner and Brandon Michael Hall.

Michael Showalter, Charles Rogers and Sarah-Violet Bliss created the dark comedy. They executive produce with Tony Hernandez and Lilly Burns. Shawkat is a producer. 

The first season aired across five consecutive nights at 11/10c. The season averaged 1.1 million viewers per episode across all platforms.

"Twelve months ago we set out to reimagine the TBS brand and its place in the TV landscape. To end 2016 with all six shows returning is humbling," said Brett Weitz, Executive Vice President of Original Programming, TBS. "The amazing teams behind People of Earth and Search Party have created complex, funny characters and crafted truly distinctive stories. Renewing both shows is the perfect end to a transformative year for TBS."