After a strong start, the Night Court will continue meeting at ) NBC.
The network has launched a second season of the comedy, Yes 1984 -1984 series starring The Big Bang Theory alumni Melissa Rauch and John Larroquette. The show’s premiere The show brought NBC its biggest comedy audience in more than five years, and subsequent episodes continue to turn in respectable numbers.
“It’s so rewarding to have viewers respond and come back to a show that they have such an incredible sense of warmth and, more broadly, Proof that broadcast is still a huge market and a driver of public viewing,” said Lisa Katz, president of scripted content for NBCUniversal Television and Streaming. “A big thank you to our studio partners, terrific cast, talented writers and producers, and crew for making a lower Manhattan courtroom a real family.”
Warner Bros. Television produced
Night Court with Rauch’s After January Productions and Universal Television cooperation. Dan Rubin writes and executive produces, along with Melissa Rauch and Winston Rauch. Larroquette is a producer.
The verdict is in, Night Court‘s “New Boot” is a hit! “The series’ sharp humor has made it a weekly must-see,” said Channing Dungey, chairman and chief executive, Warner Bros. Television Group. Season two with new cases. We are grateful to our colleagues at NBC, to the talented creative team led by Melissa Rauch, Winston Rauch, Dan Rubin and John Larroquette, and to the stellar cast.”
Night Court will also continue production after the first season, sources say, as a hedge against potential union strikes in the spring and summer (NBC’s early Colleagues) Renew Quantum Leap and La Brea take the same approach). With the Writers Guild’s contract with the TV producer expiring in May and the agreement between SAG-AFTRA and the Directors Guild expiring at the end of June, any shutdowns could delay the arrival of scripted series for the web beyond the usual September release period. If one or more unions strike, continuing production will leave the broadcaster with at least a handful of scripted programming available.
Night Court premieres until 7.25 January 17 million viewers, this is NBC since September 55 biggest comedy premiere ever. Subsequent episodes have come down and the show’s average viewership remains above 6 million same-day viewers; NBC says multi-platform viewership pushes the series past three days after its premiere 17 million viewers, over 17 millions of people watched at least the series premiere on all platforms in the last two weeks for a few minutes.