Tuesday, January 5, 2016

E! Renews 'The Royals' for Season 3

E! has renewed its original drama series The Royals for a third season, it was announced today. Created by Mark Schwahn, the drama's third season will once again include 10 one-hour episodes.

The drama about a fictional modern day royal family stars Elizabeth Hurley, William Moseley, Alexandra Park, Tom Austen, Oliver Milburn, Jake Maskall, Lydia Rose Bewley, Andrew Bicknell, Victoria Ekanoye, Poppy Corby-Tuech, Simon Thomas, Scott Maslen and Joan Collins.

The series is executive produced, written and directed by Mark Schwahn. Brian Robbins, Joe Davola and Shauna Phelan serve as executive producers. Lionsgate Television and Universal Cable Productions produce.

"We are incredibly proud of the success of The Royals," said Jeff Olde, Executive Vice President, Original Programming and Development, E! "The series has captured fans and brought them into a regal world of sexy, fun drama. We can't wait to see what season three will bring and what surprises are still in store as we enter the second half of season two."

"We are delighted by today's pick-up announcement for season three of The Royals," said Kevin Beggs, Lionsgate Television Group Chairman. "The Royals reflects the kind of original, noisy and provocative series that is a Lionsgate signature. We look forward to an all-new season of palace intrigue and badly behaved royals with our partners at E! and Universal Cable Productions."

In its second season, The Royals is currently averaging 1.3 million total viewers and 754,000 in the Adults 18-49 demographic.