TBS Renews Cougar Town for Season 5

By Jen Trolio

Mar 26, 2013

The cul de sac crew will be uncorking more wine than usual tonight: Cougar Town has been renewed for fifth season. The Bill Lawrence sitcom, which was canceled by ABC last spring and subsequently saved by TBS, is currently wrapping up its first season on the cable channel, with the Season 4 finale set for April 9. The network has ordered 13 episodes for Season 5, which will likely air in early 2014. 

According to TBS, Cougar Town's fourth season has averaged 2.8 million total viewers and 1.7 million viewers in the 18-49 demo once DVR numbers are factored in, enough to make it the network's number-one primetime original series ever.

Anyone up for a friendly game of Penny Can to celebrate?  

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  • CecilieLarsen Apr 10, 2013

    YES!!! so happy right now.

  • Shreela Mar 27, 2013

    Everyone has their fav silly shows, this is one of mine, so YAY!

  • superjulia Mar 26, 2013

    Cougar Town is so underrated. I love the humor and its unique characters. So glad TBS sees that!

  • kkdondon1977 Apr 07, 2014

    i know I love this show!

  • misslarousse Mar 26, 2013

    Abed will be so happy!

  • CharmedOneP391 Mar 26, 2013

    so true. Hopefully Community gets their 5th season renewal soon, too!!!!!!!!!

  • NicholasBarka Mar 28, 2013

    this is community's last season, it was already announced

  • JT_Kirk Mar 26, 2013

    PS - thanks Target for all your support, especially letting them film an episode in your store along with several promos, that's not at all creepy and over-the-top in the most subtle way possible.

  • CharmedOneP391 Mar 26, 2013

    who cares! ha. Reminds me of Subway and Chuck on NBC

  • JonWinter1 Mar 26, 2013

    i can definitely see tbs or another cable network picking up happy endings and apt 23 with this news, plus many other great shows that get the ax. i mean, all they do is play repeats of family guy and big bang theory

  • joy9585 Mar 27, 2013

    That would be awesome if TBS picked up Happy Endings and Don't Trust the B--

  • joeca1234 Mar 26, 2013

    ABC, Regret much!

  • 8jodaiko Mar 26, 2013

    Excellent news. Such a feel-good show. Absolutely love it.

  • EsmeBuffay Mar 26, 2013

    One more season, then a movie.

  • Taccado Mar 26, 2013

    This news deserves a glass of wine. Correction, a bottle.

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