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JUL
21
5 YEARS

'Kendra' renewed at E!

99099-wilkinson_kendra_341x182 E! is picking up a second season of its breakout reality series "Kendra."

Thenetwork will order 12 more episodes chronicling Kendra Wilkinson'smarriage to Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Hank Baskett.

"Wesaw a marriage in Season 1, and now we are going to see Kendra navigatethe unfamiliar waters of being a newlywed and a new parent all at thesame time," said Lisa Berger, executive vp original programming andseries development at E! "We can't wait to be there with her every stepof the way."

The network also plans to air two specials inDecember, when the couple's first child is due and Kendra moves to NewJersey to live closer to Baskett year-round.

The former "GirlsNext Door" co-star's latest E! reality show premiered in June and drewthe largest debut audience for the network since "The Anna Nicole Show"-- featuring another former Playboy Playmate, Anna Nicole Smith --bowed in 2002.

"Kendra" is averaging about 2 million viewers,almost double the time-period average from last year, with a weddingepisode coming up next month that was shot at the Playboy Mansion.

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