E! sent out the following:
E!’S HIT SERIES “TOTAL DIVAS” BEGINS PRODUCTION ON SEASON FIVE, FOLLOWING LAST WEEK’S SEASON HIGH FINALE REACHING 1.6M TOTAL VIEWERS AND 1.0M A18-49
The Bella Twins™, Natalya™, Eva Marie™, Paige™, Rosa Mendes™, and Alicia Fox™ Return In 2016 Along With WWE’s Newest Diva Mandy™
LOS ANGELES, CA – October 6, 2015 – Production on season five of E!, WWE® and Bunim-Murray Productions’ hit series, “Total Divas,” has begun, with the season slated to return in early 2016. The announcement comes on the heels of the show’s season four finale on Tuesday, September 29 at 9pm, which marked its highest rated installment of the season with 1.6M Total Viewers and 1.0M Adults 18-49 in L3 ratings.
The Bella Twins (Nikki and Brie Bella), Natalya (Nattie), Eva Marie, Paige, Rosa Mendes, and Alicia Fox will continue to give viewers an exclusive inside glimpse at balancing life in the spotlight and the non-stop action of their professional careers with the drama of their personal lives.
In the upcoming season, Mandy, the runner-up on the most recent season of “WWE Tough Enough®” is joining the Divas, bringing her own flavor to the already dynamic group and looking to prove she belongs amongst the veteran Divas. Plus, with Nikki Bella recently losing the championship title, the cast members of “Total Divas” are all vying to claim the title of Divas Champion.
Overall, season four of “Total Divas” remained a powerhouse for E!, reaching 1.5M Total Viewers and 1.0M Adults 18-49 in L3 ratings, solidifying its spot as one of the network’s hottest programs.
All-new episodes of “Total Divas” return in early 2016.