TOWIE set for two more series

Sam and Billie Faiers

Love it or hate it, there's two more series of 'The Only Way is Essex' on the way.

The hit ITV2 reality show will return to screens with a brand new series in February and Lime Pictures - which produces the show - has now confirmed that two additional series have been ordered for later in the year.

Series 11 will kick off with a one-hour special next month, followed by 11 45-minute episodes on Wednesdays and Sundays.

The run of episodes will be closely followed by Series 12 over the summer and Series 13 in the autumn.

Old favourites including Sam Faiers - who was in last night's 'Celebrity Big Brother' final - Gemma Collins, Dan Osborne and James Argent will all return for Series 11.

The new series will follow Dan as he becomes a father, Gemma's brief engagement to Rami Hawash, and Billie Faiers' pregnancy.

Lime Pictures' head of non-scripted programming, Derek McLean, said: "We're thrilled that ITV have confirmed three series of 'TOWIE' for 2014.

"The cast is forever growing and forever changing and the sustained viewing figures are testament that 'TOWIE' can keep on entertaining."

It was recently reported that Frankie Essex has left the series, following in the footsteps of her brother Joey Essex.

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