Thursday, October 18, 2018

NBC Orders 3 Additional Episodes of 'Manifest'

NBC has today ordered an additional three episodes for the first season of the original drama series Manifest - bringing its total up to 16 episodes. It joins NBC's New Amsterdam, CBS' FBI and ABC's Single Parents in getting additional episode orders this fall.

The drama stars Melissa Roxburgh, Josh Dallas, Athena Karkanis, J.R. Ramirez, Luna Blaise, Jack Messina and Parveen Kaur.

Jeff Rake created the drama. He executive produces with Robert Zemeckis, Jack Rapke and Jacqueline Levine. Universal Television, Warner Bros. Television, Jeff Rake Productions and Compari Entertainment produce.

In its first four episodes, the drama is averaging a 1.75 rating in the key Adults 18-49 demographic and 8.4 million total viewers in same-day ratings. After three days of delayed viewing, the series premiere grew to 3.6 in the demo (up 1.4 from its initial rating) and 16.13 million viewers (up 5.72 million). Those are the biggest three-day gains of any show in premiere week.