Mark, Paul, Alma and Donnie Wahlberg Mark, Paul, Alma and Donnie Wahlberg

A&E is serving up more WahlburgersThe reality series has been picked up for 18 more episodes.

"Viewers are responding to the heartwarming dynamics of Boston's first family as they balance living in the Hollywood spotlight and growing a business," David McKillop, A&E's executive vice president, said. "We look forward to seeing what the Wahlbergs cook up next."

Family Business: Donnie Wahlberg previews A&E's The Wahlburgers

Wahlburgers follows MarkDonnie and Paul Wahlberg as they expand their burger restaurant business in the Boston area. To date, the series has averaged 3.5 million viewers.

 airs on Wednesdays at 10:30/9:30c on A&E.