NBC renews 'Parenthood,' 4 others

We'll see more dinners with the Bravermans as "Parenthood" returns next season

Fans of NBC's "Parenthood" won't have to sweat it out until the fall schedule announcements in mid-May.

The network announced Friday that it had ordered a full 22-episode season for "Parenthood" -- its biggest for a while -- guaranteeing us even more time with the Bravermans next season.

Also getting early renewals (and full-season orders): "Revolution," "Chicago Fire," "Grimm" and "Law & Order: SVU," which will enter its 15th season this fall.

For those still worried about other NBC shows, NBC entertainment president Jennfer Salke promised more announcements to come. NBC announces its 2013-14 schedule to advertisers in New York on May 13.

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