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November 20, 2008

ABC orders four more 'Life on Mars' episodes

Busy, busy day at ABC.

The has ordered four more episodes of time-traveling cop drama "Life on Mars" from 20th Century Fox and ABC Studios.

That makes 17 episodes for "Mars" this season. Though shy of a full pickup, the move helps shore up the network's plan to package "Mars" with "Lost" next year. With "Mars" going on hiatus next month, the network should have roughly 10 episodes ready to run alongside "Lost" starting Jan. 28.

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