TNT’s comedic drama Claws has officially been renewed for a second season that is scheduled to air in 2018.

Halfway through the freshman season, the series has become the highest-rated TNT series launched since the cable network shifted it’s programming focus.  It also is the youngest-skewing TNT drama series, and is ranked as cable’s No. 4 new drama with adults 18-49 for 2017-to-date and No. 4 cable drama in social engagement.  Claws is reaching a multiplatform audience of 6.3 million viewers per episode across TNT’s linear, digital, mobile and on-demand platforms and averaging 1.1 million adults 18-49 in linear Live + 7.

From producers Rashida Jones and Will McCormack, creator Eliot Laurence and showrunner Janine Sherman Barrois, Claws follows the rise of five diverse and treacherous manicurists working at the Nail Artisan of Manatee County in Florida, where a lot more is going on besides silk wraps and pedicures. The series stars Niecy Nash, Carrie Preston, Judy Reyes, Karrueche Tran, Jenn Lyon, Jack Kesy, Kevin Rankin, Jason Antoon with Harold Perrineau and Dean Norris. New episodes of Claws air Sundays at 9 PM, with the season finale set for August 13.