There's no mystery about the future of NBC's "The Mysteries of Laura."
The new comedy-drama starring Debra Messing as a detective who is also a harried divorced mom with two devilish children has been given a full-season order. The show has proved to be a reliable performer since its premiere.
Messing's last series, NBC's "Smash" was not nearly as popular. The musical drama about the behind-the-scenes development of a Broadway musical was canceled after two seasons.
The success of "Mysteries of Laura" marks the first network hit for a cast member from NBC's hit comedy, "Will & Grace."
Sean Hayes' comedy last season,...