CBS announced today that it has renewed the critically acclaimed MOM for the 2018-2019 season. The comedy starring Anna Faris and Academy and Emmy Award winner Allison Janney, which recently celebrated its 100th episode, is being picked up for a sixth season, joining other hit shows from CBS’ powerhouse Thursday night lineup, THE BIG BANG THEORY, YOUNG SHELDON and S.W.A.T., in being renewed for next year.
“MOM has been a lynchpin comedy for us over the last several years,” said Kelly Kahl, President, CBS Entertainment. “It’s a fearless series that tackles provocative social issues with laughter and grace, and a large, loyal audience has followed. With gifted talents like Anna and Allison leading a great ensemble cast, and a production team headed by Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky, Nick Bakay and Gemma Baker, this series just keeps getting better.”
MOM is currently averaging over 11 million viewers and is the third most-watched comedy in broadcast television (behind only CBS’ THE BIG BANG THEORY and YOUNG SHELDON) and is a top 5 comedy among both adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.
MOM premiered on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013 and moved to Thursdays at the start of Season 2. Jaime Pressly, Mimi Kennedy, Beth Hall and William Fichtner also star. The series is produced by Chuck Lorre Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television. Executive producers are Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky and Nick Bakay. The series was created by Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky and Gemma Baker.