Here’s some good news for Brooklyn-set comedies on TBS: The network announced on Monday that it has renewed The Last O.G. and Search Party.
The Last O.G., which stars Tracy Morgan as an ex-con who returns home to Brooklyn to reconnect with his ex (Tiffany Haddish), is in the middle of its first season. Its debut episode on April 3 drew 1.8 million viewers (live plus same day), which ranked as the highest-rated scripted comedy premiere on basic cable in several years. Jordan Peele co-created the series and serves as an executive producer alongside Morgan.
“I would like to thank God, my family, the fans, and TBS, and everyone that has been given a second chance,” said Morgan in a statement. “We love you!!!”
The dark comedy Search Party, which stars Alia Shawkat. John Early, Meredith Hagner, John Reynolds, and Brandon Micheal Hall as a clique of self-consumed twentysomethings who, while searching for a missing classmate, wind up having to hide a murder.
TBS also announced that Search Party executive producers Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers have signed an overall deal with the network, in which they will develop and produce new projects. Bliss and Rogers created Search Party with Michael Showalter.