A drama series that is currently in its first season on cable has picked up a renewal for season two. TNT today announced the pickup for “Claws,” the comedic nail salon drama starring Niecy Nash, Carrie Preston, Judy Reyes and Karrueche Tran.
Season two will premiere in 2018. The show’s freshman season recently aired its fifth episode and is working its way toward the Aug. 13 season finale.
“‘Claws’ is currently reaching a multiplatform audience of 6.3 million viewers per episode across TNT’s linear, digital, mobile and on-demand platforms, averaging 1.1 million adults 18-49 in linear Live + 7,” TNT noted. “The series, which has resonated with critics and viewers alike, ranks as cable’s #4 new drama with adults 18-49 for 2017-to-date and draws the youngest audience of any TNT drama.”
Additionally, the series, which airs on Sundays, has grown 27% in adults 18-49 since the premiere, and recently delivered its strongest Live + 3 number in the demo, the network noted.
“Claws” is executive produced by Rashida Jones, Will McCormack, showrunner Janine Sherman Barrois and director Howard Deutch. Series creator Eliot Laurence serves as co-executive producer. “Claws” is produced by Jones and McCormack’s Le Train Train, in association with Warner Horizon Scripted Television and Turner’s Studio T.