[05/11/12 - 12:31 PM]
ABC Gives Third Season to "Happy Endings"
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- ABC has given a third season order to its much-ballyhooed comedy "Happy Endings."

The pickup - confirmed via a network spokesperson - means all four series from the Alphabet's fall Wednesday lineup, which includes "The Middle," "Suburgatory" and "Modern Family," will return.

Among its ratings accomplishments: "Happy Endings" was the scripted leader in its time period for 17 consecutive original episodes (10/5/11-3/14/12, i.e. when it followed "Modern Family" originals) among adults 18-34 and women 18-34.

[UPDATED! 12:39 PM] Deadline.com indicates the show's pickup is for 22 episodes next season.

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