Exclusive: ABC Extends Mistresses Cast's Options -- Is a Season 2 Renewal Next?

Mistresses RenewedABC is considering going to second base with Alyssa Milano and her fellow Mistresses.

The network has quietly extended the options on the show’s core cast through the end of September, TVLine has learned exclusively.

The move signals that ABC is seriously considering bringing the frothy summer romp back for a second season.

UPDATE: It’s renewed!

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While not a spectacular ratings performer, Mistresses — which stars Milano, Jes Macallan, Rochelle Aytes and Yunjin Kim as a quartet of pals grappling with infidelity, stalkers, reappearing presumed-dead spouses and other juicy soap-opera tropes — has been holding its own on Mondays at 10/9c opposite CBS’ mighty Under the Dome. (It’s certainly faring better than NBC’s Siberia, not to mention last summer’s ABC embarrassment Glass House.)

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  1. Att says:

    Yes yes yes they should definitely renew it for a second season! This show is great!

  2. Lymari says:

    I would love to have the show come back, they should compare what makes more ratings and also give them more advertising, I really want to finish watching the whole show. The last one I saw was episode 9 and on that day I was looking for the show on abc at 10pm and couldn’t found it anywhere… It really pick up after the first pilot, and things got really interesting, I would love them to come back!

  3. cj says:

    Please renew! I’ve been waiting for a show to replace Sex and the City and Desperate Housewives. finally! Jackpot!

  4. joanied says:

    This is my favorite show ! Please renew the show for season 2. I just love it. The actors are great. Perfect choice of actors for their parts. Do not cancel.

  5. D. Wilt says:

    Mistresses MUST come back!

  6. Leslie says:

    I do think Alyssa Milano is overweight but it seems like she is possibly losing some of the weight. Also, in the early opening advertisements they show Alyssa with longer hair & thinne & rhe looks so pretty. However, I do understand that her character is an attorney & she is wearing her hair short. I would like to see her look more like she does in the ads.

  7. Leslie says:

    thinner & she looks so pretty.

  8. Sammi skinner says:

    I absolutely love love loved this show and they should bring it back for more than just a second season.!!!

  9. Sara says:

    Love the show but agree with other comments about the title. Its actually the only show i looked forward to watching and i will be very dissapointed if it’s over already. Please renew!!

  10. Angela Heinen says:

    Please renew the show Mistresses love it.

  11. Jamie woods says:

    I love the show season2!!!!!

  12. MML says:

    Definitely a Season 2 is a must. This would be a great summer show since Revenge is on for the Fall/Winter, its the perfect balance, so please please a Season 2 love the show its very intriguing! I don’t watch a whole lot of tv as I dislike many many many of the shows or broadcasting however I make exceptionsfor these two shows please more Mistresses

  13. jean says:

    i like the show keep it going.

  14. Tina Latham says:

    I absolutely love the show-I don’t usually watch tv at night–but I decided to give it a shot and I am hooked!Outstanding cast and storylines! Please renew this show

  15. Allison says:

    One of my fave! Shows yet! Love it.

  16. Anu says:

    Please extend!! Love the show!

  17. G. DuLaney says:

    I love the show. Better than Desperate Housewives. Please extend to season two.

  18. Grace says:

    I look forward to this show every week. Please don’t cancel!!

  19. natasha says:

    RENEW RENEW RENEW this didn’t think I’d like the show but it has to go on. I need to know who the father of Savvy’s baby is. The stalker issues and more need the second season please

  20. Tinkerbell says:

    Just started watching Mistresses yesterday after my dental hygienist gushed about it while cleaning my teeth. I’ve missed episodes 1-6 so I’ve only seen 3 episodes (7-9) but I’m already hooked. This show is my new guilty pleasure. Please renew for a second season!!!!!

  21. sara says:

    LOVE this show. Please don’t ever cancel!

  22. Caitlin says:

    Please please please extend for a second season!!! Love this show!! We need more shows like this and no more reality TRASH!!!! I like watching real actresses and actors, not little rednecks cursing or teeth less men catching alligators!

  23. Joanna says:

    Love the show….sure hope abc keeps it running

  24. Kristy trost says:

    Yes yes yes yes yes I am craving for more mistresses love that show so does my gfs and my aunt we all sit at my place or one of my friends and watch it we record it on our DVRs so we can watch it again!

  25. Maghan Young says:

    Love the show! Reminds me of desperate housewives!

  26. Julie T says:

    Definitely…. bring Mistresess back for another season. I’m glad there is a night time soap for grownups. Tired of the (not so) reality shows!

  27. Leena says:

    Love, love this show!!! I’m totally addicted !!! Like many others I also watch it on line just because of my busy schedule. Please keep this one coming. 😃

  28. Cookie says:

    Most definitely YES. They had better renew Mistresses. I have watched every episode and we HAVE to find out about the baby….please…….RENEW….waiting for it.

  29. Lala says:

    Love it, but so tired of the Thomas Grey storyline!! Not sure what to do with Dr. Kim then though. She’s fantastic, but this is killing the show for me.

  30. ceci says:

    Love this show please bring it back

  31. Amy says:

    Please don’t cancel!!!
    I love this show!

  32. andrea says:

    Please, please, please bring another season this shows sooooooooo amazingly good!!! And please bring back 666 park ave!!!,

  33. Brandi says:

    please don’t leave us hanging! this show is great. I want more

  34. Nikki lc says:

    Yes it’s a great show! Too many times shows are cut before giving audiences a chance to check them out.

  35. Bobby D says:

    Please renew the show

  36. Ladybug says:

    Tv just plain sucks nowadays. Shows are usually filled with dumb humor & lame lines & bad acting. Finally there is an interesting program with good acting & it’s going to get canceled? Very disappointing! ABC needs to give it a chance.. It takes awhile for the word to spread! Ive been telling everyone to check it out.. And now it’s not even on!!

  37. Rachael says:

    Does anyone know what happened to this show? Was it cancelled? I hope not.

  38. Maggie says:

    Please bring the show back for another season. Its hot and steamy but not too much,just the right amount. How is the father?!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  39. Rebekah Means says:


  40. Roberto says:

    All I have to say is I love the show and if you are just going to end up cancelling it, tell me NOW so I can Stop watching NOW. There is nothing more irritating than investing a lot of time into a show only to have the network cut it. That is the Exact reason I no longer watch the CW. Give the show a chance…

  41. katie says:

    Yes please bring on a 2nd episode!!! I’m curious on who Savi’s babies dad is…and I agree Paul and his mistress need there butts kicked!! This is an awesome show I really hope they renew it.

  42. D says:

    Brilliant show. Looking forward to Season 2, any day, any time! Awesome acting Ladies and Gentlemen

  43. Vall says:

    You bet you sweet bippy I want ‘MISTRESSES’ back on! What’s the matter with you folks over there? Ratings? Who are you getting your info from? Great show, I look forward to the nest episode.

  44. Liz says:

    I really love watching mistresses i love the drama and the mystery of it!

  45. D D says:

    The acting in this show is horrible on all counts and it is straying from the original BBC Mistresses which was an AMAZING show. I wouldn’t mind this being cancelled and if you really want to see a good show watch the original BBC Mistresses on Netflix!!!

  46. maya says:

    BRING IT BACK I was sooo mad when it didn’t come on! and I don’t care if its a fall one! but all I know is I can’t wait a year! please bring it back. im 13 and I’m obsessed!😁

  47. Tara says:

    Yes!!!!!!! I am already craving it!!!!

  48. Rebecca1218 says:

    Please keep it on all year. I think it is better than “Housewives”. You have me wanting more. It is one of my guilty pleasures. The title did throw me off in the beginning but I Love this show. I am sick of the Bravo Housewives, can not stand Under The Dome. I need to know what happens next.

  49. Brielle Gordon says:

    Please bring back mistresses i love this show!!! Common ABC…u get me hooked and leave me hanging..unfair:/

  50. Destiny Hayes says:

    My sister got me on this show…im addicted lol please i need my fix pronto…& a season 2 would be even better:)