Nickelodeon has ordered a second season of its family comedy for Nick at Nite and NickMom, Instant Mom, it was announced Friday by Russell Hicks, Nickelodeon’s president of Content Development and Production.
In addition, the series, starring Tia Mowry-Hardrict (Tia & Tamera), has also been greenlit for six additional episodes to add to its first season, bringing the season total to 26 episodes.
The multi-camera, scripted half-hour series features Mowry-Hardrict as Stephanie, a party girl who trades in Cosmos for carpools when she marries Charlie (Michael Boatman, Spin City), who already has three kids.
The series follows Stephanie as she struggles to maintain some sense of her fun-loving, slightly irresponsible life while managing being a full-time stepmom.
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Sheryl Lee Ralph (Moesha) stars as Stephanie’s mother Maggie, and rounding out the cast are Charlie’s three kids played by Sydney Park (CSI: NY), Tylen Jacob Williams and Damarr Calhoun.
Instant Mom is executive-produced by Howard Michael Gould and Aaron Kaplan.
Nickelodeon, now in its 34th year, is a leading entertainment brand for kids.