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E! orders 6 more episodes of Total Divas
By MATT BISHOP - SLAM! Wrestling


Natalya, in action last night in San Jose, California, is one of the stars of Total Divas. Photo by Devin Chen, www.chdevinphotos.com

After a successful first three episodes, with the audience growing each week, E! has ordered six more episodes of the WWE reality television series "Total Divas," according to a report by TV By The Numbers.

The new episodes, which will start airing Nov. 17, will build on the eight summer episodes, with that finale happening Sept. 15, the same night as WWE's Night of Champions pay-per-view.

Total Divas featured WWE Divas Nikki Bella, Brie Bella, Natalya, Naomi, Cameron and new Divas Eva Marie and JoJo on the road, in their homes, and ripe with relationship drama, with Nikki dating John Cena, Brie dating Daniel Bryan, Natalya dating Tyson Kidd, and Naomi dating Jimmy Uso.

According to TV By The Numbers, the show drew 1.3 million viewers for its first episode and 1.7 million for the third episode. The show also has done well with both men and women and in all the key demographics.

"Our audience has embraced 'Total Divas' in a big way and we're excited to build on the show's tremendous momentum with six additional episodes," said Jeff Olde, executive vice president, program development, E!, told TV By The Numbers. "For many women, WWE Divas possess inspirational personalities because of their glamorous lifestyles and international stardom, but it's their genuine and dynamic personal lives that have truly captivated so many viewers."


The show can be seen at 10 p.m. every Sunday on E!.

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