VH1 Orders Second Season of 'Hit the Floor'

Basketball Dance Series Averaging1.9M Viewers in Rookie Run

VH1 has ordered a second season of Hit the Floor, its new scripted drama about professional basketball and its dancers.

Hit the Floor, from creator James LaRosa,premiered in May and is currently averaging 1.9 million total viewers and a 1.22 rating among adults 18-49, making it the highest rated new summer scripted cable series in the demo.

"We always knew that Hit the Floor was a strong project from the beginning and we are thrilled that so many of our viewers agree with us," said Jill Holmes, senior VP of West Coast production and development at VH1, in a statement. "With creator James LaRosa at the helm, everyone in front of and behind the camera has created a compelling, addictive series with high energy dance numbers, and we can't wait to continue the storyline that's made it the No. 1 cable show in its time period among adults."