NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- VH1 is giving hit scripted drama/comedy series "Single Ladies" a third season. The series, which has its second season finale on Monday, August 27 at 9PM,* has been averaging 3.2 million total viewers during premieres plus first encores, up 10% from season 1. Through its first 12 premiere episodes, Single Ladies is averaging a 1.4 P18-49 Live+SD rating, up 17% from season 1. It continues to be basic cable's #1 ad-supported regularly scheduled scripted show among women 18-49 over the course of the summer. Season 3 is set to premier later in 2013.
Season 2 of VH1's "Single Ladies" starred LisaRaye McCoy (Keisha), Denise Vasi (Raquel) and Charity Shea (April) as three best friends navigating the dating world in Atlanta. As the season ends, Keisha is forced make a decision between her former flame Sean and her on-again/off-again love Malcom."Good girl" Raquel is at a crossroads as childhood love Antonio (played by William Levy) has returned, but she also realizes that her heart may still belong to current flame Charles. Newly divorced April has started dating again and thinks she's found Mr. Right in new boyfriend Reggie, until his family drops a major bomb. "Single Ladies" is a modern, sexy series set in the world of Atlanta fashion, music, and celebrity that explores women's different approaches to relationships.
"Our viewers' love affair with 'Single Ladies' got even bigger this year, growing significantly from its successful first season and dominating its timeslot on basic cable," said Jeff Olde, Executive Vice President of Original Programming & Production, VH1. "We're extremely happy that we'll be able to give the audience another great season of the series and its honest, current take on love, dating and female friendship."
Season 2 guest appearances included: Paula Patton, La La Anthony, William Levy, T.I., Romeo, Lauren London, Michelle Van Der Water, Omar Gooding, Pilar Sanders, Rick Fox, Ricky Whittle, Tank, Tony Rock and executive producer Queen Latifah among others.
Executive producers include Queen Latifah, Shakim Compere, and Shelby Stone for Flavor Unit Entertainment. Executive producers also include Maggie Malina, Alexander A. Motlagh for POPfilms, Stacy A. Littlejohn, and Tamra Davis. Executive producing for VH1 are Jill Holmes and Jeff Olde. "Single Ladies" is written and created by Stacy A. Littlejohn and directed by Tamra Davis.
For full episodes, clips and bonus content from the second season, visit SingleLadies.VH1.com.
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