Chrismukkah has come early for fans of The O.C. Fox has renewed the show for a third season. "We're pleased to give The O.C. a very early pickup for its third season," said exiting network chief Gail Berman. "The show has performed exceptionally well, achieving hit status on a highly competitive night and giving us a solid anchor on Thursdays for the first time in years." Now, excuse her while she gets the hell out of there.