‘Cougar Town’ Renewed For Season 5 By TBS
Where once ‘Cougar Town‘ fans had begun to lose hope that the wine-soaked series would ever be given its proper due on ABC, the acclaimed comedy has finally found its true home on TBS. Following a successful fourth season still in progress at its new TBS spot, ‘Cougar Town’ has officially been renewed for a fifth season to begin in 2014. Hear what TBS has to say about pouring another glass of ‘Cougar Town’ inside!
They may never have gotten around to changing the name. but ‘Cougar Town’ can officially pop the cork on a brand new bottle. TBS announces today that the Courtney Cox-fronted, Bill Lawrence-created comedy will officially return for a fifth season in 2014, having thrived in its new home on TBS. While the current season pours toward its April 9 season finale, ‘Cougar Town’s fifth season will consist of thirteen episodes total.
“Cougar Town has been everything we hoped it would be: a smart, big-hearted, laugh-out-loud comedy that shines a bright light on the TBS brand,” said Michael Wright, president, head of programming for TBS, TNT and Turner Classic Movies. “This season, the brilliant cast and immensely creative production team on Cougar Town have crafted their best episodes yet, and we couldn’t be happier inviting them back for more.”
Since its move from ABC to TBS, ‘Cougar Town’ has averaged 2.8 million viewers, 1.7 million adults 18-49 and 812,000 adults 18-34 in Live + 7 delivery. The show also ranks as TBS’s top original primetime series ever with adults 18-49 and total viewers.
What say you? Are you glad to have ‘Cougar Town’ back for another season, where once ABC nearly cancelled the party? Pour a glass and shout your ‘Cougar Town’ celebration in the comments!