Disney Channel has ordered a third season of its dance comedy Shake It Up.
Shake It Up premiered in November 2010 and ranked as the top-rated series among kids 9 to 14 in 2011. In second quarter 2012 to-date, it is the top series among kids 2 to 11, averaging 2 million viewers, according to Nielsen.
Production on season three begins this summer. The 90-minute special Shake It Up: Made in Japan is scheduled to premiere in August.