Teen gymnastics drama gets another 10 eps

ABC Family has given an additional first-season order to its new drama “Make It or Break It.”

The cabler announced Monday it picked up another 10 episodes of the series, bringing the first-season run to 20 segs all together.

New episodes will return in early 2010; “Make It” airs Mondays at 9 p.m.

The hourlong show has posted ABC Family’s second-best series ratings ever, behind hit “The Secret Life of the American Teenager.” “Make It” has averaged 2.1 million viewers, as well as a 2.3 rating among females 12-34 — making “Make It” the top cable series in that demo.

“Make It” has improved its time period by 250% in females 12-34 and by 358% with female teens.

Holly Sorensen created the show and exec produces with Paul Stupin. The show, set in the world of competitive gymnastics, revolves around teen Olympic hopefuls.

“Make It” stars Chelsea Hobbs, Ayla Kell, Josie Loren, Cassie Scerbo, Zachary Burr Abel, Peri Gilpin, Candace Cameron Bure and Susan Ward. Pirates Cove and ProdCo produce.

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