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Darcey & Stacey Renewed for Season 2 After Record-Breaking Freshman Run

The Silva twins are just getting started. 

TLC has ordered a second season of Darcey & Stacey following the news that the series wrapped up as cable’s highest-rated freshman series to date in 2020.

The new series, which concluded its 10-week run on October 18, averaged a 2.11 rating with W25-54 and a 1.43 rating with P25-54, making TLC the #1 cable network on Sunday nights, and averaged 2.5M P2+ viewers per episode making TLC the #1 cable network on Sunday nights with Total P2+ Viewers and key P/W25-54 and W18-49/18-34 demos.

The latest entry in the franchise also ranked #1 in its 10-11p time period in cable with Total P2+ Viewers and key P/W25-54 and W18-49/18-34 demos.

“We never could have predicted how timely this new series would be in 2020,” said Howard Lee, President and GM of TLC.

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“We saw the Silvas tackle quarantine like the rest of us, while also nurturing their love lives despite the troubles of the world, ending in a wedding and an engagement! We’re excited that audiences have flocked as Darcey & Stacey shared more of their lives and loves with us, and we can’t wait to share what happens in season two!”

Darcey & Stacey is the most recent hit to come out of the 90 Day Fiancé franchise.

The franchise has helped TLC to rank as the #1 ad-supported cable network in Primetime among women 2020 to date.

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The series premiere trended nationally on Twitter and during the season the series ranked among TV’s top ten most social shows every Sunday night.

The twins were recently nominated for a People’s Choice Award in the Reality TV Star of 2020 category. 

If you watch Darcey & Stacey online, you know it chronicled their lives as they attempted to find love, but they were forced to go into quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Stacey married Florian, while Darcey got engaged to Georgi, but the drama seems to follow the twins around, so Darcey & Stacey Season 2 should be filled with crazy twists. 

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Paul Dailly is the Associate Editor for TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter.

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