NBC Renews Shades of Blue for Season 2

Rob Moynihan
Shades of Blue - Season 1 Breaking
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Shades of Blue is hitting the streets for another season.

The freshman NBC police drama starring and executive produced by Jennifer Lopez has been renewed for a second season.

"We want to thank Jennifer, who is the hardest working woman we know, for her incredible efforts as both the star and producer of this show, as well as well as our other amazing producers and cast for all their tireless work in creating one of the most compelling dramas on television today," said NBC Entertainment President Jennifer Salke. "We're so excited to find out where this story will lead and have them raise the stakes even higher in what we know will be a fantastic second season."

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Shades of Blue premiered on January 7 and over the first three telecasts has averaged a 2.5 rating in adults 18-49 and 11.2 million viewers overall in L+3 ratings. The series also delivered NBC's first Thursday 10-11 p.m. ET time period with in-season regular programming over original competition on ABC and CBS since March 2008 in total viewers.

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