'Bill Engvall' picked up for Season 3

TBS orders 10 episodes to kick off in summer

TBS has greenlighted a third season of its original family sitcom "The Bill Engvall Show."

The network has ordered 10 episodes for a summer 2009 bow. Cast members Bill Engvall, Nancy Travis, Tim Meadows, Jennifer Lawrence, Graham Patrick Martin and Skyler Gisondo are all set to return.

In addition, TBS will air two special episodes of "Engvall" in December.

"There's something about this cast and this show that gives you a good feeling inside, which is probably why it's won the hearts of so many viewers," said Michael Wright, TBS' top programmer. "Their dedication to continually growing the show is evident in the work."

"Engvall," produced by TBS, averaged 2.3 million viewers over its recently competed second season and ranked as ad-supported cable's No. 1 program in its time slot among the key adults 18-49 demo.

The series was created by Engvall and Michael Leeson. Engvall executive produces with J.P. Williams and Mark Kunerth. James Widdoes directed all episodes from the first two seasons, while also serving as executive producer.