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‘Fuller House’ renewed for season 2; castmember Jodie Sweetin joins ‘Dancing with the Stars’

Andrea Barber, left, Jodie Sweetin and Candace Cameron

Andrea Barber, left, Jodie Sweetin and Candace Cameron Bure star in the "Full House" reboot, "Fuller House." Credit: Netflix / Michael Yarish

“Fuller” fans have got it, dude: A second season. To no one’s surprise, Netflix has ordered a second season of the “Full House” reboot, “Fuller House,” which launched Friday.

Netflix doesn’t release viewer details but the reasonably quick decision on a second season indicates the service liked what it saw in terms of subscriber reaction.

Netflix did not offer further details on the cast — expected back, of course — or show direction (expect more of the same). Also, major series like this one almost always automatically get a renewal, unless ratings are catastrophic. Clearly, they are not with “Fuller,” nor were they expected to be.

A Netflix spokeswoman declined to comment further, except to say “we confirmed on social [Twitter], so nothing more than that.”

Indeed, in terms of “social,” “Fuller House” has received more attention than just about any other homegrown series with the exception of “House of Cards.” There was a huge groundswell of interest in this nostalgia play long before last week’s launch — even if critics were mostly unkind (or brutal).

Separately, castmember Jodie Sweetin — Stephanie Tanner — announced on “Good Morning America” Wednesday that she will join the 22nd season cast of “Dancing with the Stars.” She had been asked to join the show before but said she had declined because of scheduling conflicts.

“I’ve always loved to dance,” she said on “GMA.” “Stephanie was a dancer [on ‘Full House’] growing up. I danced growing up, not as much as I would have liked to. I definitely don’t call myself a professional, but I have some experience. I have some rhythm, so I think I’ll be OK.”

Her partner, she said, will be Keo Motsepe, and she’s the second “Full House” alum to appear on “DWTS.” Candace Cameron Bure — D.J. — nearly won (placing third) back in 2014. “DWTS” returns March 21.


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