Jennifer Lopez drama 'Shades of Blue' renewed for season 3 at NBC


NBC is ready for more Shades of Blue.

The network has renewed the Jennifer Lopez cop drama for a third season, it was announced Friday. Season three will consist of 10 episodes.

The series, which also stars Ray Liotta, Drea De Matteo and Warren Kole, centers on a single mother and detective (Lopez) who is hiding several dark secrets.

Lopez is also an exec producer on Shades of Blue, along with Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas, Benny Medina, Ryan Seacrest, Nina Wass, creator Adi Hasak and showrunner Jack Orman. The series hails from Universal Television, Nuyorican Productions, EGTV, Ryan Seacrest Productions and Jack Orman Productions.

"We're so hugely appreciative of everything Jennifer and Ray do, and know it is due to their dedication, as well as the hard work of our incredible cast and producers, that Shades of Blue has so clearly and compellingly earned a third-season renewal," NBC Entertainment president Jennifer Salke said. "This show continues to mine powerful stories that always leave us hungry for more."

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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 02: Actress/Singer Jennifer Lopez is seen outside the today Show on March 2, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 02: Jennifer Lopez arrives to NBC's 'Late Night With Seth Meyers' show at Rockefeller Center on March 2, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 02: Actress/Singer Jennifer Lopez is seen on the set of the today show on March 2, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 01: Jennifer Lopez arrives to The Roxy for 'Shades Of Blue' Season 2 Premiere on March 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
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The renewal comes early into Shades of Blue's second season run. The drama returned on March 1 following unscripted hit Little Big Shots and Dick Wolf's Chicago Justice to a solid 1.0 rating among adults 18-49. So far, season two has averaged a 1.6 rating with three days of delayed viewing factored in.

However, the early renewal is not surprising given Lopez's busy schedule. The actress-singer-dancer is also an exec producer and judge on NBC's forthcoming dance competition World of Dance, which is slated to debut in May on NBC. Lopez is also set to star in the network's next live musical telecast, Bye Bye Birdie, which is expected to air on NBC at the end of the year. Lopez also has a Las Vegas residency, titled All I Have, and has been working on a Spanish-language album.

In addition to Shades of Blue, NBC's slate of returning series for the 2017-18 season also includes This Is Us, The Good Place and Superstore.

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Marc Anthony (L) and his wife Jennifer Lopez pose at a news conference to announce "The Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony" collections in partnership with Kohl's department stores at The London West Hollywood hotel in West Hollywood, California, November 18, 2010. Kohl's will be the exclusive provider of the contemporary lifestyle brands in the U.S. and it will be available nationwide in Fall 2011 beginning with women's and men's apparel and accessories. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT FASHION BUSINESS)
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CENTURY CITY,CA - NOVEMBER 12: Actress Jennifer Lopez and boyfriend David Cruz attend the 'Money Train' Century City Premiere on November 12, 1995 at Cineplex Odeon Century Plaza Cinemas in Century City, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
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