They include Revenge, Grey’s Anatomy, Resurrection, Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD, Scandal, Once Upon a Time and Castle.
Grey’s Anatomy is the longest running of the batch, approved for an 11th season with Ellen Pompeo, Patrick Dempsey, Chandra Wilson, James Pickens Jr., Justin Chambers and Sara Ramirez and Shonda Rhimes as showrunner.
Castle, starring Nathan Fillion and Stana Katic, is back for a seventh season.
Shonda Rhimes’ other drama Scandal, with Kerry Washington and Tony Goldwyn, performs far better in the US than here, averaging 9 million viewers overnight. It wins a fourth season.
Once Upon a Time and Revenge will also have fourth seasons. Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD returns for a second season.
Newcomer Resurrection, which is heading towards a major reveal and cliffhanger, will also have a second season.