WWE & E! have released the following, regarding Total Bellas returning to E!:
E! Sets Season Four Premiere of “Total Bellas” for Sunday, January 13 at 9 PM ET/PT
The New Season Will Follow Nikki Bella As She Embraces the Changes in Her Life, The Bella Twins Road to WWE’s Evolution and Brie Bella and Daniel Bryan As They Make a Decision on Expanding Their Family
Los Angeles, CA – November 28, 2018 – WWE® Superstars Nikki Bella®, Brie Bella® and Daniel Bryan® are back with an all-new season of “Total Bellas” when season four premieres Sunday, January 13 at 9 PM ET/PT on E!.
The new season of “Total Bellas” will follow Nikki Bella as she moves forward with her new life as a single woman and dips her toe back in the dating pool for the first time in almost a decade, allowing Brie to play matchmaker and set her up on dates. The Superstar twins return to the ring with renewed focus and fervor to begin the road to WWE’s first-ever all women’s pay-per-view event, Evolution. Brie and Bryan discuss expanding their family, but with both of them back to in-ring competition and away from Birdie, they must decide if now is the right time to add another baby into the mix.
Season four of “Total Bellas” gets underway as Nikki, seeking a change, spontaneously decides she wants to move to Los Angeles, but these plans are put on hold when WWE asks Brie and Nikki to compete in Evolution. Nikki decides to plant her roots in San Diego where she can train with Brie for WWE’s historic event. Meanwhile, Brie and Bryan talk about trying for baby number two, but Brie has reservations she isn’t sharing with her husband.
The third season of “Total Bellas” finished as its highest-rated season to date among all key demographics drawing in nearly 1 million total viewers per episode, up 22% from the previous season among the core P18-49 demographic. It has become E!’s #2 rated show, only behind “Keeping Up with the Kardashians.” Sunday night premieres of “Total Bellas” consistently ranked among the Top 10 programs in primetime across ad-supported cable across all key demos. Season three of “Total Bellas” averaged more than 4MM social engagements a week, +123% higher average weekly engagements vs. Season 2 (1.8MM). “Total Bellas” currently has more than 1.2MM social followers.
“Total Bellas” is produced by WWE and Bunim/Murray Productions with Gil Goldschein, Russell Jay and Farnaz Farjam Chazan serving as Executive Producers for Bunim/Murray Productions and Kevin Dunn serving as Executive Producer for WWE. Nikki Bella and Brie Bella also serve as Executive Producers.
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About Bunim/Murray Productions
Bunim/Murray Productions (BMP) is the leading producer of innovative entertainment content. The Emmy Award-winning company is widely credited with creating the reality television genre with its hit series The Real World, which is moving to Facebook after 32 seasons on MTV. BMP continued to innovate with the first reality game show, Road Rules (MTV), in 1995; the first reality sitcom, The Simple Life (E!), in 2003; and the first reality soap opera, Starting Over, in 2003. BMP’s current programming includes Keeping up with the Kardashians, Total Divas and Total Bellas (E!), The Challenge and The Challenge: Champs vs. Stars and Lohan Beach Club (MTV), Born This Way (A&E), Earth Live (National Geographic),The Real World and Ball in the Family (Facebook Watch), Endless Summer and Growing Up is a Drag (Snapchat) and Miz and Mrs. (USA Network). BMP has also produced They Call Us Monsters (PBS), Valentine Road (HBO), Pedro (MTV) and the Emmy Award-winning Autism: The Musical (HBO) for BMP Films. Based in Glendale, CA, the company was founded in 1987 by Jonathan Murray and the late Mary-Ellis Bunim, who were inducted into the Television Academy’s Hall of Fame in 2012. The company joined Banijay Group in 2010.