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Lifetime Renews 'Dance Moms' for Third Season

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Lifetime has renewed its popular docuseries, Dance Moms for a third season.

The network ordered 26 episodes that are slated to premiere next year.

Season two of Dance Moms out-delivered the first season by 69% among persons 18 to 49, 72% with females of that age, 64% and 66% against adults and women 25 to 54.

"With major growth season-to-season and a bonafide star in Abby Lee Miller, Dance Moms continues to be a top performer and important franchise for Lifetime.  It's become a force in the docusoap genre and we're very pleased to bring Dance Moms back with more episodes next year, " said Rob Sharenow, executive vice president, programming, Lifetime Networks, in a statement.