E! has renewed its original drama series The Arrangement for a second season, it was announced today. The new season will include 10 episodes and debut in 2018.
The drama stars Christine Evangelista, Josh Henderson, Lexa Doig, Carra Patterson and Michael Vartan.
Jonathan Abrahams created the drama. He executive produces with Jimmy Fox, Layla Smith and Gregory Lipstone. Universal Cable Productions, Main Event Media and All3Media America produce.
In its first season so far, the drama is averaging 1.3 million total viewers and 725,000 in the Adults 18-49 demographic, according to Live+3 data.
"As E!'s second successful foray into scripted, we are thrilled to see the show resonate with viewers and gain momentum throughout the season. Continuing to fuel our audience's passion for pop culture and celebrity, The Arrangement allows us to reveal a darker side of Hollywood that has never been seen before," said Adam Stotsky, President, E! Entertainment. "Alongside our partners at Universal Cable Productions, we're excited to watch this intriguingly unpredictable story continue to unfold in a second season."
"The Arrangement has won an audience by providing a guilty pleasure with a dash of topicality," added Jeff Wachtel, President, Chief Content Officer, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment. "Jonathan, Josh, Christine, Michael, Lexa and the rest of the team have created the perfect cocktail of fairytale love story with a dark twist!"