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Disney Channel Renews Comedy Series Deadline

Disney Channel has announced it is bringing back a comedy series for another season, Deadline.com reports. Returning for season three will be "Shake It Up," the dance-oriented girl comedy show.

The tween sitcom premiered in November 2010 and was the No. 1 show in the 9-14 demographic for 2011.

Thanks to the show's success, Disney Channel launched its first talent competition for kids and young teens, called "Make Your Mark: Ultimate Dance Off -- Shake It Up Edition," along with a successful soundtrack and merchandise line.