ABC Family has given a tempered back-end order to the freshman drama "Jane By Design."
According to Deadline.com
, "Jane By Design" has been picked up for an additional eight episodes, bringing the first season order to 18 episodes.
On one hand, that's far better than the situation for "The Nine Lives of Chloe King," which didn't receive any back-end orders after completing its initial sampling of episodes.
On the other hand, it isn't close to the massive back-end order for "Switched at Birth," which received 22 additional episodes after the strength of its first 10 airings.
"Jane By Design," which had predictably performed particularly well among female teens, will finish its first 10 episodes next week.