Lifetime Renews ‘UnREAL’ for Season 2

A+E Studios drama picked up three episodes into first season

Last Updated: July 6, 2015 @ 2:00 PM

Lifetime has renewed scripted series “Unreal” for a second season, the network announced Monday.

Three episodes into its first season, the drama is averaging 4.8 million multiplatform views, according to the network.

“UnREAL” is produced by A+E Studios and is executive produced by co-creators Marti Noxon and Sarah Gertrude Shapiro.

“We couldn’t be more proud to bring back ‘UnREAL,'” said Liz Gateley, executive vice president and head of programming for Lifetime. “With authentically flawed characters, sharp storytelling and impeccable performances, this show is propelling our brand in a truly exciting direction — an unexpected and bolder Lifetime. We are thrilled to continue our work with Marti and Sarah and the incredible A+E Studios team, as we together bring a new generation of viewers to Lifetime.”

Shiri Appleby and Constance Zimmer star in “UnREAL,” which tells the behind-the-scenes story of a fictional reality-TV dating show.