Lifetime Renews ‘Witches of East End’ for Second Season

by | November 22, 2013 at 8:52 PM | TV News

Julia Ormond plays the mother of a family of witches in Lifetime's new "Witches of East End" (Photo: Lifetime)


By Whitney Friedlander

Something’s a brewing at Lifetime.

The cabbler has renewed its fantasy drama “Witches of East End” for a second season with a 13-episode order for 2014, it announced today.

The series, which focuses on a family of witches made up of characters played by Julia Ormond, Mädchen Amick, Jenna Dewan Tatum and Rachel Boston, is adapted from Melissa de la Cruz’s popular young adult novels. Produced by Fox 21, it is executive produced by Maggie Friedman, Jonathan Kaplan, Erwin Stoff and Josh Reims. Kaplan is also the series’ producing director.

“With its great story telling and amazing cast, ‘Witches of East End’ is leading a full-blown witch renaissance,” Rob Sharenow, executive vice president and general manager of Lifetime, said in a statement. “The show’s perfect mix of premium execution with content that is in the zeitgeist is drawing new viewers to Lifetime and we’re very excited to be bringing it back for a second season.”

The series’ first season finale airs at 10 p.m. December 15.

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