Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence parabens. The will they won´t they comedy from ABC Family has just been renewed for one and a half season more, as the cabler extended the run for its third season for a backorder, whilse also included a renewal order for Melissa & Joey season four. Not bad, huh? After all the show is pretty funny and showcases two young talented comedians who know their chops and have great timing and chemistry as the two main characters, while surrounding them with a solid cast that includes Danny DeVito´s daughter.
Besides, this renewal order for Melissa & Joey will make the sitcom reach the milestone of 100 episodes, putting it as a very interesting option for syndication. Making it the first ABC Family show to reach 100 eps.
The order comes prior to the third season premiere on ABC Family on Wednesday, May 29, from 8:00-8:30 p.m., ET/PT, leading into hit comedy “Baby Daddy.”
“One hundred episodes is a great accomplishment for any series, and we are thrilled to give ‘Melissa and Joey’ the opportunity to achieve this milestone, as they’ve delivered hundreds and hundreds of laughs over the seasons,” said Kate Juergens, Executive Vice President, Programming and Development and Chief Creative Officer, ABC Family.
Along with series stars Melissa Joan Hart, Joey Lawrence, Taylor Spreitler and Nick Robinson, the upcoming third season features such notable guest stars as Sterling Knight, Shannon Elizabeth, Trevor Donovan, Marla Sokoloff, Marissa Jaret Winokur, Jaime Pressly and Doris Roberts, who will be appearing in two episodes as Joe’s grandmother.
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