LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fox says it's ordering a full season of the new comedy "Dads," which came under early fire by critics.
The series is about two best friends and business partners whose fathers move in. It stars Seth Green, Giovanni Ribisi, Peter Riegert and Martin Mull. An additional nine episodes were ordered for a total of 22 half-hours, Fox announced Friday.
The pilot episode of "Dads" was slammed by critics as crass, sexist and exploiting racial stereotypes, and producers promised a change in tone. Seth MacFarlane, the creator of Fox's animated comedy "Family Guy," is among the producers of "Dads."
Fox Entertainment Chairman Kevin Reilly cited the show's appeal to young adult viewers in announcing the additional episodes, calling it "an asset we can grow." The show airs on Tuesday.
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