NBC has given the green light to Superstore Season Six, which will air on the network during the 2020-21 season. America Ferrera and Ben Feldman star in the hilarious workplace comedy about a unique family of employees at a supersized megastore.
“We’re thrilled that ‘Superstore’ continues to speak to many important and topical issues while simultaneously being hilarious,” said Lisa Katz and Tracey Pakosta, Co-Presidents of Scripted Programming, NBC Entertainment.
Superstore centers around Amy (Ferrera), who recently was promoted to be the store manager and is the glue holding the place together, and Jonah (Feldman), a dreamer determined to prove work doesn’t have to be boring.
Their fellow associates include the sardonic Garrett (Colton Dunn), the sweet and clueless Cheyenne (Nichole Bloom), and the perpetually dismissed Sandra (Kaliko Kauahi).
Also on the team are Glenn (Mark McKinney), who stepped down as manager in an attempt to have more family time, and Dina (Lauren Ash), the aggressive assistant manager who enforces Cloud 9 policy with an iron fist.
Mateo (Nico Santos) was also part of the team, recently as the self-promoted floor supervisor, until being detained due to his undocumented status.
In its fifth season, Superstore is averaging a 1.1 rating in adults 18-49 and 3.8 million viewers overall in “live plus seven day” Nielsens. The season premiere has surged to a 3.4 in 18-49 and 7.5 million viewers when viewing on all platforms is counted, four times the episode’s next-day “live plus same day” 0.8 rating in18-49.
Superstore continues to rank as one of NBC’s strongest digital performers, generating 50% of its “live plus 35 day” 18-49 average this season from digital sources, tying “The Good Place” as NBC’s most digital series so far this season.
In addition to having won several awards, the show has long been a critical favorite, with Slate saying this season, “‘Superstore’ is the only show that gets what it’s like to be working class in America.”
Superstore was created by Justin Spitzer, who serves as an executive producer with America Ferrera, director Ruben Fleischer and David Bernad. Gabe Miller & Jonathan Green serve as executive producers and co-showrunners.
Superstore is produced by Universal Television, Spitzer Holding Company, Miller Green Broadcasting and The District.
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