'Superstore' news, updates: NBC renews show for a third season

NBC's single-camera sitcom "Superstore" has scored an early full-season renewal. The third season will have a total of 22 episodes.

(Facebook/NBCSuperstore)"Superstore" renewed for season 3

"We are extremely proud of Superstore, which is one of the smartest and funniest comedies on television today," President of NBC Entertainment Jennifer Salke stated. "Through the show's expertly drawn characters, our producers and cast do a remarkable job touching on many issues in which audiences can relate. To its credit, not only does Superstore make us laugh, but it makes us think as well."

"Superstore," starring America Ferrera, has had a pretty good run since it debuted. Last season, the show was NBC's top show on digital platforms, earning over 33 million full-episode views on multiple platforms. Meanwhile, based on the past 13 episodes in the current season, the series is averaging a 1.2 rating in adults aged 18–49 and an overall viewership of 4.3 million viewership.

For the uninitiated, "Superstore" follows the life of employee Amy (Ferrera) and her colleagues Jonah (Ben Feldman), Garrett (Colton Dunn), Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom), and Mateo (Nico Santos). The store is being managed by Glenn (Mark McKinney) and his assistant manager Dina (Lauren Ash).

Amy has to navigate her way around clashing personalities, tedious training sessions, amid the already exhausting daily grind of a megastore employee.

In episode 15 of "Superstore" season 2, titled "Wellness Fair," Cloud 9 will be sponsoring the said event. Everyone just hopes to get through the day without any drama, but Glenn will start becoming upset when he believes that Jonah is trying to outshine him. Meanwhile, the former's assistant will be trying to prove that Amy has been faking an illness. In addition, the main character will be witness to Mateo and Jeff's secret date, which will anger and cause trouble for multiple relationships.

"Superstore" season 2 episode 15, titled "Wellness Fair," airs on Thursday, Feb. 23, at 8 p.m. on NBC.

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