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NBC gives full-season pickups to 3 new series

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NEW YORK (AP) — NBC has given an early sign of approval to three of its new series, handing each a full-season commitment.

The network announced Tuesday it is picking up for a full-season order the adventure-drama "Revolution" and the comedies "Go On" and "The New Normal."

The network said "Revolution," from producer J.J. Abrams, has averaged a healthy 9.8 million viewers in its first three airings. "Go On," which stars Matthew Perry, is averaging 8.6 million viewers thus far.

"The New Normal," from producer Ryan Murphy, is averaging 6 million viewers.

This fall NBC is launching a total of six new series, including the yet-to-premiere "Chicago Fire." The 2012-13 season officially began Sept. 24.

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