11/21/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

NBC Picks Up "Knight Rider" For Full Season

NBC has picked up "Knight Rider" for a full season, sources say.

The network has ordered another nine episodes of the Wednesday night action-drama, which is produced by sister division Universal Media Studios.

The show has been modestly rated, typically matching CBS' freshman comedies for second place in its 8 p.m. time slot. The most recent episode was seen by 6.9 million viewers, and earned a 2.3 adults 19-49 rating and 7 share.

The "Rider" pickup marks the first freshman fall NBC series to receive a full season order, joining CBS' "The Mentalist," Fox's "Fringe" and CW's "90210."

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