VH1 PICKS UP "HIT THE FLOOR" FOR A THIRD SEASON
Season Two of the Number One Ad-Supported Cable Scripted Drama among Women 18-49 Wraps Up On Monday, August 11th
SANTA MONICA, CA- July 29, 2014 - VH1 scores with a three-pointer, proudly picking up its hit scripted series "Hit The Floor" for a third season of drama on and off the court.
The series has pulled impressive ratings during the first two seasons, finishing as the #1 new scripted series of the summer on cable among Adults 18-49 in its debut season and currently ranking as the #1 ad-supported scripted drama on cable among women 18-49. Season 2 of "Hit the Floor" was a magnet for fans on social platforms, consistently ranking amongst the Top 10 most social shows on TV Monday nights on Twitter.
"'Hit The Floor' delivered again with fantastic ratings and social media engagement in season two, especially among women," said Susan Levison, EVP of Original Programming & Production for VH1. "We look forward to seeing what kind of trouble the Devil Girls will get into next season."
Season 2 of "Hit the Floor" will conclude on Monday, August 11th at 9PM ET/PT with the shocking finale in which the LA Devil's basketball team will make their final push for the title and Olivia's murderer will be revealed.
Season 3 of VH1's "Hit the Floor" is expected to premiere in May 2015 with 10 new episodes.
The cast for season two includes: Dean Cain, Kimberly Elise, Taylour Paige, Logan Browning, Valery Ortiz, Katherine Bailess, Jonathan McDaniel, McKinley Freeman, Rob Riley, Adam Senn, Brent Antonello, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe and Don Stark.
"Hit the Floor," was created by James LaRosa who also serves as Executive Producer of the series along with Executive Producer Maggie Malina. Bryan Johnson and The Film Syndicate are also executive producing. VH1 executives Susan Levison and Jill Holmes are Executive Producers on the project.
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