Cabler E! announced Thursday that it
had renewed I Am Cait for a second season.
The reality series which documents
Caitlyn Jenner's transition wrapped up its first season eight-episode
run in September.
“I'm looking forward to continuing
the conversation,” Jenner said in a statement.
In announcing the pickup, Jeff Olde,
executive vice president of programming and development at E!,
praised the show.
“Caitlyn's story has ignited a global
conversation on the transgender community on a scale that has never
been seen before,” he said.
“We are honored Caitlyn has chosen to
continue to share her ongoing story with our viewers around the
world,” Olde added.
I Am Cait's premiere attracted
2.7 million viewers, numbers The New York Times called
“solid.” Ratings fell in subsequent episodes by more than half.
The show's finale attracted an audience of 1.3 million.
After much speculation, Jenner came out
as transgender in April, telling ABC News' Diane Sawyer, “For all
intents and purposes, I am a woman.”
Caitlyn Jenner first appeared in June
on the cover of Vanity Fair under the headline “Call Me