- Associated Press - Wednesday, January 18, 2017

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - NBC’s hit freshman drama “This Is Us” will be sticking around for at least a couple more years.

The network said Wednesday’s that the show’s success has earned it a two-season pickup, with at least 18 episodes per season.

The family drama is proving a success with the advertiser-favored young adult demographic and has drawn critical praise.

“This is Us,” about the intersecting lives of a variety of characters, includes Mandy Moore, Milo Ventimiglia and Sterling K. Brown in its ensemble cast.

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