There's going to be a lot more drama for the troubled group of friends at the center of A Million Little Things. ABC announced Friday that the DJ Nash-created drama is getting a full-season order to explore its characters' grief after the suicide of their friend Jon (Ron Livingston) in the pilot episode.
Even though NBC's Manifest is the highest-rated new drama of the fall, A Million Little Things has been doing impressive things in delayed viewing (Hulu streams, DVR, etc). According to ABC, the drama almost doubles its audience from 4.18 million to 8.01 million people in the Live+7 ratings, making A Million Little Things the "biggest earner" of the fall TV season.
A lot of questions remain about Jon's suicide on the show, including what big secret his secretary is hiding by keeping Jon's suicide note, but the show has moved on to explore the complicated dynamics between the friends and family Jon left behind. Eddie (David Giuntoli) is getting divorced after his affair with Delilah (Stephanie Szostak) became public, Rome (Romany Malco) is battling depression of his own and Gary (James Roday) is falling in love with a woman who also might not be here in a year.
The drama wasn't the only one to get good news Friday though; The Conners also scored an additional episode from the network. It airs Tuesdays at 8/7c.
A Million Little Things airs Wednesdays at 10/9c on ABC.