Attention shoppers! NBC has announced that the Superstore TV show has been renewed for a sixth season. The fifth season is currently airing (14 installments have run so far) and season six will air as part of the 2020-21 season (which kicks off in the fall).
A workplace comedy, Superstore stars America Ferrera, Ben Feldman, Mark McKinney, Lauren Ash, Colton Dunn, Nico Santos, Nichole Bloom, and Kaliko Kauahi. This sitcom revolves around the diverse and unique employees at a super-sized megastore called Cloud 9. Recently promoted to store manager, Amy (Ferrera) is the glue that holds the place together while newer hire Jonah (Feldman) wants to prove that work doesn’t have to be boring. Their fellow associates at the store include sardonic Garrett (Dunn), sweet but clueless Cheyenne (Bloom), perpetually dismissed Sandra (Kauahi), former manager Glenn (McKinney), self-promoted floor supervisor Mateo (Santos), and Dina (Ash), the aggressive assistant manager who enforces Cloud 9 policy with an iron fist. From bright-eyed newbies to seen-it-all veterans to the clueless seasonal hires and the in-it-for-life managers, the crew tackles the day-to-day grind of rabid bargain hunters, riot-causing sales, and nap-worthy training sessions.
Here’s the renewal announcement:
‘SUPERSTORE’ RENEWED FOR 6[TH] SEASON
NBC’s critically acclaimed comedy “Superstore” has been renewed for a 6th season.
“We’re thrilled that ‘Superstore’ continues to speak to many important and topical issues while simultaneously being hilarious,” said Lisa Katz and Tracey Pakosta, Co-Presidents of Scripted Programming, NBC Entertainment.
In its fifth season, “Superstore” is averaging a 1.1 rating in adults 18-49 and 3.8 million viewers overall in “live plus seven day” Nielsens. The season premiere has surged to a 3.4 in 18-49 and 7.5 million viewers when viewing on all platforms is counted, four times the episode’s next-day “live plus same day” 0.8 rating in 18-49.
“Superstore” continues to rank as one of NBC’s strongest digital performers, generating 50% of its “live plus 35 day” 18-49 average this season from digital sources, tying “The Good Place” as NBC’s most digital series so far this season.
In addition to having won several awards, the show has long been a critical favorite, with Slate saying this season, “‘Superstore’ is the only show that gets what it’s like to be working class in America.”
“Superstore” was created by Justin Spitzer, who serves as an executive producer with America Ferrera, director Ruben Fleischer and David Bernad. Gabe Miller & Jonathan Green serve as executive producers and co-showrunners.
“Superstore” is produced by Universal Television, Spitzer Holding Company, Miller Green Broadcasting and The District.
What do you think? Do you like the Superstore TV show on NBC? Are you glad that it’s been renewed for a sixth season?