NBC has picked up a fourth season of comedy “The Good Place.”
“The Good Place” stars Ted Danson, Kristen Bell, William Jackson Harper, Jameela Jamil, Manny Jacinto and D’Arcy Carden. Michael Schur, David Miner, Morgan Sackett and Drew Goddard executive produce.
· “The Good Place” is produced by Universal Television, Fremulon and 3 Arts Entertainment.
· “Congratulations to Mike Schur and an exceptional cast and crew, all of whom collaborate to create a thoughtful, mind-bending and hysterical series unlike anything else on television,” said Tracey Pakosta and Lisa Katz, Co-Presidents, Scripted Programming, NBC Entertainment. “We can’t wait to see what unexpected stories the new season will bring.”
· Critics have raved about the first three seasons of “The Good Place.” The New York Times says it’s “the best sitcom on TV,” TVLine calls it the “#1 comedy on television” and Vanity Fair adds, “‘The Good Place’ remains the brightest beacon of light currently on television.”
· Season to date “The Good Place is averaging a 1.6 rating in adults 18-49 and 4.6 million viewers overall, according to “live plus seven day” figures from Nielsen Media Research. When 35 days of time-shifting and projected digital viewership is added, the show’s 18-49 rating grows to a 3.65.
· “The Good Place” also delivers the most highly educated audience among primetime Big 4 series this season, indexing at a 155 among adults 18-49 with four or more years of college (with 100 representing an average concentration of those viewers).
· “The Good Place” is currently nominated for a Humanitas Prize Award in the 30-Minute Comedy Category and earlier this year the show was awarded with the TCA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Comedy.
· Ted Danson was Emmy Award-nominated for his role as Michael, breaking the record number of nominations in the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series category. He also took home the Critics’ Choice Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series.