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NBC Renews 'Revolution', 'Grimm', 'Chicago Fire' and Two More

April 27, 2013 (3:34 am) GMT
'Parenthood' and 'Law and Order: SVU' also get new season orders, but the future of other shows like 'Hannibal', 'Smash', 'Community' and 'The New Normal' is yet to be decided.

NBC has given new season orders to five dramas, "", "", "", "" and "". The renewals will bring freshmen "Revolution" and "Chicago Fire" back for season 2, "Grimm" for a third season, "Parenthood" for a fifth year, and the long-running "SVU" for a 15th season.

"On the verge of our 2013 fall scheduling decisions, we're pleased to renew five drama series that will be important to our new season line-up," said Jennifer Salke, president of NBC Entertainment, in a statement. "We're proud and very appreciative of all of the actors, producers, writers and directors who work so hard to deliver such high-quality work week in and week out."

She added, "These complex shows represent a broad range of genres and tones, and all of them stand out for us in a television landscape now filled with one-hour series. We're especially pleased to be renewing 'Revolution' and 'Chicago Fire' - two first-season successes - and there will be more returning series announcements made in the next couple of weeks."

Still awaiting NBC's decision on their future are other drama series such as "", "" and "", as well as comedies, including "", "", "" and "". The network is expected to announce more renewals, several cancellations and some new pick-ups in the coming weeks.

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