Bravo has renewed their Girlfriend’s Guide to Divorce TV show in a big way. The cable channel has picked up the series for three years — season three, season four, and season five.
Inspired by the book series by Vicki Iovine, Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce follows self-help guru Abby McCarthy (Lisa Edelstein). She shocks the world when she reveals that she has separated from her husband and she soon finds her career in a free fall. As she starts to navigate life as a middle-aged single woman, Abby turns to her divorced friends for advice. Other performers include Beau Garrett, Alanna Ubach, Necar Zadegan, and Paul Adelstein.
Here’s the press release about the renewal:
BRAVO MEDIA AND UNIVERSAL CABLE PRODUCTIONS TO PRODUCE THREE MORE SEASONS OF HIT SERIES “GIRLFRIENDS’ GUIDE TO DIVORCE”
NEW YORK – April 13, 2016 – Bravo Media and Universal Cable Productions announce an extraordinary three-season pick-up for their original scripted series, “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce.” Created and executive produced by Marti Noxon, the series continues to follow the life of self-help writer Abby McCarthy (Lisa Edelstein) as she navigates being single in her 40s with the help of her girlfriends Phoebe (Beau Garett), Delia (Necar Zadegan) and Jo (Alanna Ubach). The season two finale of “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce” (2/23/16) ranked as the most-watched episode of the season, delivering 1.2 million total viewers. This announcement comes on the heels of Bravo’s third scripted series greenlight, “My So Called Wife” (WT), from UCP and executive producers Adam Brooks (“Definitely, Maybe,”) and Paul Adelstein (“Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce”).
“With our first foray into scripted, Bravo’s viewers fell in love with Abby and her close-knit group of friends experiencing the fabulous joys and deep disappointments of juggling dating, careers, family and relationships,” said Frances Berwick, President of Lifestyle Networks, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment. “We are all excited to see what’s next for Abby and her friends.”
“With Marti and Lisa leading our stellar writers and cast, GG2D is a show that captures an important slice of the zeitgeist. And with this remarkable three season pickup, it will be a show that audiences can discover and enjoy forever,” said Jeff Wachtel, CCO, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment and President, Universal Cable Productions.
For more information on the show, please visit: Bravotv.com/girlfriends-guide-to-divorce. In addition, fans can check out the official Facebook page and join the conversation on Twitter @BravoTV and @BravoGG2D using the hashtag #GG2D.
Source: Nielsen media research, Live+3
About Bravo Media
Bravo Media is the premiere lifestyle and entertainment brand that drives the cultural conversation around its high-quality, interactive original content that focuses on the network’s passion points of food, fashion, beauty, design, digital and pop culture. The network’s diversified slate includes Bravo’s first scripted series “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce,” scripted comedy “Odd Mom Out,” and unscripted favorites such as Emmy award-winning “Top Chef,” “Vanderpump Rules,” “Below Deck,” “Thicker Than Water” and the popular “Million Dollar Listing” and “The Real Housewives” franchises as well as the only live late-night talk show, “Watch What Happens Live.” Available in 92 million homes, Bravo is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Watch Bravo anywhere: On Demand, online or across mobile and connected TVs. Bravo has been an NBCUniversal cable network since December 2002 and first launched in December 1980.
About Universal Cable Productions:
Universal Cable Productions (UCP) creates innovative and critically acclaimed original scripted and digital content across media platforms for domestic and international distribution. In the U.S., UCP’s programming can be seen across various networks including the Golden Globe award-winning drama “Mr. Robot,” “Colony,” “Playing House,” “Royal Pains” and “Suits” on USA Network; “The Magicians,” “12 Monkeys,” “Hunters” and “Killjoys” on Syfy; “Girlfriends’ Guide To Divorce” on Bravo; “The Royals,” on E!; and “Difficult People,” on Hulu. UCP’s content library includes critic and fan favorites such as the Emmy-award winning “Monk” as well as “Psych” and “Battlestar Galactica.” Universal Cable Productions is a part of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies. Follow us @UCPisTV.
What do you think? Do you like Girlfriend’s Guide to Divorce on Bravo? Do you think that it should been renewed for three seasons?