Several shows are joining New Girl, Whitney, Up all Night and the US hit 2 Broke Girls, in being picked up for a full season.
The Ringer, Hart of Dixie and The Secret Circle have all been given the green light. Currently only The Ringer is shown here on Ten, Sundays at 9.30pm. Boardwalk Empire and Haven have been picked up for third seasons.
Up All Night, Will air on Seven
Starring the ever funny Will Arnett (30 Rock) along with Christina Applegate, Maya Rudolph (SNL) and Nick Cannon. The show centres on a couple who struggle to balance their home lives (especially with their newborn child, Amy) and their work lives.
Whitney, Will air on Seven
Whitney, is about an opinionated woman and her very supportive live-in boyfriend. Even though the two have decided that they will not commit to marriage, she does question how committed they are in their 5-year relationship and tries to go as far to prove a point; she begins to fear what she sees as “relationship boredom” and worries what will happen next that could possibly end her relationship. The show will star Whitney Cummings (based on her real-life experience and her comedy routines).
The Secret Circle
This series revolves around Cassie, a shy sixteen-year-old, who discovers that she is a witch and becomes a member of the Circle of witches of New Salem.
Ringer, Ten, Sundays, 9.30pm
Twin sisters Bridget and Siobhan (both played by Sarah Michelle Gellar) have been at odds for the last eight years and find that their lives are both unraveling at the same rate. Bridget, a recovering alcoholic, is on the run from the mob after witnessing a murder. She flees to her twin sister Siobhan’s home. The sisters seem to be repairing their broken relationship until Siobhan mysteriously disappears overboard during a boat trip the sisters take together. Bridget soon discovers her sister’s seemingly perfect life is full of secrets after she is attacked in Siobhan’s home.
New Girl, Will air on Ten
This single camera sitcom will star Zooey Deschanel as Jessica Day, a well-liked woman in her late 20s who is trying to get over her surprise breakup with her boyfriend. She finds a new place to stay when she moves in with three single guys: Nick, a bartender; Schmidt, a professional and casanova; and Coach, a former athlete turned trainer.
2 Broke Girls, To Air on Nine
Nine promoting now, so should be fast tracked.
Set in New York City, the series chronicles the lives of two waitresses in their twenties — Max (Kat Dennings), who comes from a poor working-class family, and Caroline (Beth Behrs), who was born rich but is now down on her luck — working together at a Brooklyn restaurant.