Also, ratings for the series premiere grew by 66% when accounting for Live +Three Day viewing numbers, giving it the largest Live +Three Day viewing lift of the night for the Big 4 networks.
The network announced today that the greenlight had officially been given to Shades of Blue for Season 3. The drama, which just began airing its second season on March 5, is besting its timeslot competition from ABC and CBS, by pulling in an average of 5 million viewers in Live + Same Day ratings and also wins the timeslot among the coveted 18-49 advertising age bracket.
Shades of Blue stars Jennifer Lopez as single mother and tough Brooklyn, New York police detective Harlee Santos, who just so happens to be a dirty cop. She runs with a crew led by her mentor, Lt. Wozniak (Ray Liotta), but when the FBI gets wise to the crew’s dirty dealings, they turn Harlee into an informant for them.
You can catch up with Shades of Blue when it airs Sundays at 10 EST/9 CST on NBC.