ABC Orders More Of ‘The Neighbors’ October 11, 2012 News, The Neighbors The ABC Network has ordered three additional scripts of the new freshman series The Neighbors, Deadline has revealed. The show centers on a typical family who find themselves at home in a gated community in the suburbs of New Jersey with aliens among them. Actors Jami Gertz (Still Standing) and Lenny Venito (War of the Worlds) lead the series from creator Dan Fogelman (Cars 2). The supporting cast includes Max Charles (The Amazing Spider Man), Isabella Cramp (Happy Endings), Tracy Weisert (My Name Is Khan) and more. The additional script order comes after a strong premiere before the award winning comedy series ‘Modern Family’. The show managed to grab 1.9 million viewers in the 8:30 pm est timeslot on Wednesday night. While at first glance ‘The Neighbors’ plot comes off as hard to swallow, fans who have already tuned into the new series note its hilarious script that is surprisingly entertaining. Does ‘The Neighbors’ have staying power? What do you think of ABC’s decision to acquire three additional episodes of the series? Weigh in below. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) Scjinks This show is hilarious! So sick of new shows with lame sex jokes with wink wink wink and police proceduras. We loved the “kids meals” “manwiches” and “baby back ribs” that terrified the aliens. http://merinosmerrymediamusings.wordpress.com/ Merry Merino NOOOOOOOOO!!!!!! Oh dear TV gods, WHY?!!!