‘This Is Us’: NBC Renews Its Best Drama For Two More Seasons

Show is "as good as anything we've ever had"

Sterling K. Brown, Chrissy Getz, Justin Hartley in 'This is Us'

NBC has renewed its most successful freshman series.

THIS IS US will return for a second and third season in 2017 and 2018, the network announced today.

“We all got our wish that this is a hit show,” NBC Entertainment President Jennifer Salke told TV reporters in Pasadena, California today.

“‘THIS IS US is as good as anything we’ve ever had, we’re thrilled to renew it for two seasons and there’s no doubt it will have a long life on NBC.

“On behalf of everyone at NBC, we’re grateful for the artistry of the cast, crew, and producers assembled by our gifted creator, Dan Fogelman.

“In a world where there are literally hundreds of television dramas, we’re proud to have one of the very best that is also one of the highest-rated.”

THIS IS US — which follows the journeys and struggles of three adult siblings — averages between nine million and 10 million viewers each week.

The series stars Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, Sterling K. Brown, Chrissy Metz and Justin Hartley.

THIS IS US airs Tuesdays at 10:00 PM on NBC.

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