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'Drop Dead Diva' Gets Fourth Season From Lifetime

The cable network orders 13 episodes of the Brooke Elliott starrer for next year.

Drop Dead Diva (Lifetime)
"Drop Dead Diva"

Ahead of Sunday’s Season 3 finale, Lifetime has given a fourth-season renewal to dramedy Drop Dead Diva.

The network has ordered 13 episodes for a fourth season, with Lifetime Networks president and GM Nancy Dubuc dubbing the Brooke Elliott starrer a “signature series” for the network.

Drop Dead Diva is a signature series for Lifetime that continues to resonate with audiences with its heart and humor,” she said in a statement announcing the news Thursday. “We are thrilled to bring it back for another season.”

From Sony Pictures Television, the series co-stars Margaret Cho, Jackson Hurst and Kate Levering, the series has averaged 2.3 million total viewers season-to-date, according to Nielsen. Diva also ranks as Sunday’s No. 1 program at 9 p.m. among women 18-49 and women 25-49 on among the basic cable networks.

Josh Berman created and executive produces the series alongside Craig Zadan, Neil Meron and Alex Taub.

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