B Positive gets a full season at CBS
The show, which debuted on November 5, will now run through the entire 2020-2021 broadcast season
B Positive has been picked up for a full season at CBS. The show will now have a full season of 18 episodes.
The news comes after the fifth episode aired on December 17. The show, which debuted on November 5, will now run through the entire 2020-2021 broadcast season, with the sixth episode scheduled to air on January 7.
B Positive, created by Marco Pennette, follows Drew (played by Thomas Middleditch), a therapist and a divorced dad who discovers that he is in need of a kidney transplant. He runs into Gina (Annaleigh Ashford), a woman from his past, who volunteers to donate her kidneys.
The series is said to be inspired by Pennette's real-life experience as a transplant recipient.
Other than Middleditch and Ashford, B Positive also stars Kether Donohue, Sara Rue, Izzy G, and Terrence Terrell.
Pennette also executively produces the series alongside Chuck Lorre. Warner Bros Television produces the series in association with Chuck Lorre Productions.