Update: Quickly, because I have a feeling there might be more news coming down the line, NBC just gave the go ahead for four more series. Chelsea Handler's Are You There Vodka, the Hank Azaria-starring comedy Free Agents, Bent led by Amanda Peet, and BFF (whose plot sounds like a slight reiteration of Hope and Faith) are all a go. Also, as we said earlier, Chuck will be back next season, but we need to add that it will be the final season of Agent Bartowski's adventures. It makes sense; they need a proper wrap-up, but its time is coming.
Feeling the sting of rejection alongside Wonder Woman are Outsourced, The Event, which was never as good as we hoped it would be, and Law and Order: Los Angeles, which really should have gotten the axe long ago.
Earlier: With the exception of the new Wonder Woman, NBC is actually doling out some good news as the upfronts cycle is almost upon us. Getting an order for more episodes are Parenthood and the Kathy Bates-fueled crime show Harry's Law. I can't say that this news is too exciting, but those shows do alright and if it ain't broke, don't fix it seems to be NBC's plan of attack for now.
And remember all those shows we're been hearing about for months? That one with the adulterer who married LeAnn Rimes where he runs a Playboy Club? It's called Playboy Club (clever, huh?), has a nudity clause, and also has Amber Heard, oh and it will go to series next season. NBC is also showing its whimsical side by green-lighting Grimm, which is a show about a detective who protects humans from fairy tale creatures in some mystical place where they actually exist. If they don't take it to the Pushing Daisies level of absurdity, it won't work though, so let's hope they were paying attention. (Then again, that show was canceled too.) Finally, they're giving a shot to Awake, which claims to remind us of Inception and finds its protagonist living two separate realities. Duh-duh-duh-BWAAA.
These are all fairly outside of NBC's comfort zone, but it seems that with its new leadership the network seeks to oh, I don't know, stray from old strategies that just weren't cutting it in favor of trying something new that has a chance of working better. Imagine that.