08/13/2013 04:02 pm ET

Lifetime Renews 'Devious Maids' For Season 2


"Devious Maids" must really be cleaning up for Lifetime, because the network has ordered a second season of the soapy drama.

Lifetime executive vice president and general manager Rob Sharenow said on Tuesday that the series, from Marc Cherry and Eva Longoria, has received a renewal for 13 more episodes.

The series, which stars Ana Ortiz, Dania Ramirez, Roselyn Sanchez, Edy Ganem and Judy Reyes, was initially passed over by ABC -- ABC Studios produces the series -- before being picked up by Lifetime.

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