LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – TNT has renewed the medical drama "Hawthorne" for a second season.
The cable network has ordered 10 additional episodes of the freshman show, which stars and is executive-produced by Jada Pinkett Smith. Emmy winner John Masius ("St. Elsewhere") created the series.
For its first season, "Hawthorne," which anchors TNT's Tuesday original programing block at 9 p.m., is averaging 3.8 million viewers.
The second season is slated to air in 2010.
"Hawthorne" co-stars Michael Vartan, Suleka Mathew, David Julian Hirsh, Christina Moore and Hannah Hodson.