Streamer Paramount+ has announced the renewal of its original anthology series WHY WOMEN KILL for a third season. Created by Marc Cherry (“Desperate Housewives,” “Devious Maids”), the first two seasons of the dark comedy are currently available to stream exclusively on Paramount+.

“WHY WOMEN KILL explores the intricate lives of its female characters with a style, charm and dark humor only Marc Cherry can provide,” said Nicole Clemens, President, Paramount+ Original Scripted Series. “We’re so excited that the audience for the series continues to grow, with the second season of WHY WOMEN KILL ranking within the top 10 series on Paramount+ in terms of both overall engagement and new subscriber acquisition. We can’t wait to share the new cast of riveting, scandalous characters Marc Cherry has created when the series returns for its third season.”

The second season of WHY WOMEN KILL featured an all-star cast, including Allison Tolman, Lana Parrilla, B.K. Cannon, Jordane Christie, Matthew Daddario, Veronica Falcón and Nick Frost. Set in 1949, season two explored what it means to be beautiful, the hidden truth behind the facades people present to the world, the effects of being ignored and overlooked by society, and the lengths one woman will go in order to finally belong.

WHY WOMEN KILL is produced by CBS Studios and Imagine Television Studios. Season two was executive produced by creator Marc Cherry alongside Imagine’s Brian Grazer, Acme Productions’ Michael Hanel and Mindy Schultheis, Marc Webb, Samie Kim Falvey, Francie Calfo and David Warren. The series is distributed internationally by ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group.