The show follows dance instructor Abby Lee Miller, her students, their mothers and all the drama that comes with the dance competitions they enter.
"From Abby Lee Miller's intensity and her students' incredible performances to their devoted moms and its high drama, 'Dance Moms' has become one of the most compelling shows on television," Nancy Dubuc, president and general manager of Lifetime Networks, said in a statement. "It has struck a clear chord, hooking in die-hard fans clamoring for more, and we're excited to bring 'Dance Moms' back for them."
Over the last four weeks, the series has averaged 1.6 million viewers -- a solid number for Lifetime.
The show's first season comes to a close on Wed., Oct. 5 at 10PM ET.