September 22, 2011

Lifetime announced today that Drop Dead Diva will be returning for a fourth season, with a pick-up of 13 new episodes.

"Drop Dead Diva is a signature series for Lifetime that continues to resonate with audiences with its heart and humor. We are thrilled to bring it back for another season," said network president Nancy Dubuc.

The series, which follows a young model who is reincarnated as an attorney, is nearing the end of its third season - which wraps up on September 25. Over the course of the season it has averaged 2.3 million total viewers and has the distinction of holding the number one spot among women 18-49 in its Sunday 9:00pm time slot for all shows on basic cable.

Look for Season 4 of Drop Dead Diva to premiere in mid-2012.

(Source: TV by the Numbers)