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CBS Sets Winter Premiere Dates; ‘Happy Together’ Get No Additional Episodes

CBS announced its winter premiere dates on Wednesday,freshman comedy “Happy Together” receiving orders for more episodes.

Murphy Brown” will also not be getting additional episodes, but the sitcom revival was always intended to be a 13 episode run. Still, “Murphy Brown” did not open as well in the ratings as other recent sitcom revivals like “Roseanne” (now “The Conners) and “Will & Grace.” The show debuted to a 1.1 rating in adults 18-49 and 7.5 million viewers back in September in Live+Same Day. In Live+7, the series is averaging a 1.4 rating and 9.1 million viewers to date. There are also higher costs associated with the show, in part due to the fact that it shoots in New York rather than Los Angeles. There is still a chance the show could get renewed, but as for now it’s chances seem slim.

“Happy Together”–which stars Damon Wayans Jr., Amber Stevens West, and

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