CBS said it has ordered a second season of its new "God Friended Me" drama.

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Starring Brandon Micheal Hall, Violett Beane, Suraj Sharma, Javicia Leslie and Joe Morton, the show will return with fresh episodes in the 2019-20 broadcast season.

The series is about a New York atheist who begins helping strangers after getting a "friend" request on social media from an account called "God."

"We're thrilled with how 'God Friended Me' has performed on Sundays," Kelly Kahl, president of CBS Entertainment, said in a statement Tuesday.

"It's one of the top three new series on television, has improved its time period significantly, and continues a long tradition of prestige dramas for CBS on the night."

The network last week renewed its freshman series "Magnum P.I.," "FBI" and "The Neighborhood" for additional seasons.

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