Mindy Kaling’s The Sex Lives Of College Girls renewed for season three at HBO Max

The studies and shenanigans of the ladies at Essex College are just getting started.

Mindy Kaling and Justin Noble’s comedy-drama series The Sex Lives Of College Girls has been renewed for a third season at HBO Max.

The announcement comes just as the final two episodes of season two are set to drop on the streamer, which is scheduled for Thursday, December 15.

Greenlit again: The Sex Lives Of College Students has been renewed for a third season at HBO Max; the comedy-drama series stars Pauline Chalamet, Alyah Chanelle Scott, Amrit Kaur and Reneé Rapp in the lead roles

While detailed viewing data isn’t available, HBO Max maintains the series has been the top performer on the platform since the second season premiered on November 17, according to Deadline.

Among its successes this go-around: a record-setting rating last week that saw the audience more than double compared to the series launch back in November 2021.

Upon its debut, the storyline followed four freshman roommates at the prestigious New England Essex College in Vermont.

Described as a bundle of contradictions and hormones in another report by Deadlinethese young ladies were said to be equal parts lovable and infuriating as they live out their new, free lives, which includes their sex activities, on campus.

The series, which was created by Mindy Laking and Justin Noble, has been one of the top performers at HBO Max;  Kaling and Noble, who have also served as writers for the show, are pictured in November 2022

The series, which was created by Mindy Laking and Justin Noble, has been one of the top performers at HBO Max; Kaling and Noble, who have also served as writers for the show, are pictured in November 2022

The series stars Pauline Chalamet, Amrit Kaur, Reneé Rapp, and Alyah Chanelle Scott in the lead roles, while the cast of regulars for season two included the likes of Mekki Leeper, Christopher Meyer, Ilia Isorelýs Paulino, Lolo Spencer, Renika Williams and Mitchell Slaggert.

So far, there’s no official word on whether the new batch of shows will consist of 10 episodes, which was the case for the first two seasons.

The Sex Lives of College Girls comes from the minds of creators Mindy Kaling and Justin Noble, both of which have also served as writer and executive producers.

Noble, who also runs the daily operations as showrunner, has built up a career as a writer on such shows as Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013-2021), Never Have I Ever (2020-present) and Idiotsitter (2016-2017).

Multitasker: While initially gaining prominence as an actress, Kaling has also served as writer and creator for such shows as Champions (2018), Four Weddings And A Funeral (2019), Never Have I Ever (2020-present) and The Sex Lives Of College Girls (2021-present)

Multitasker: While initially gaining prominence as an actress, Kaling has also served as writer and creator for such shows as Champions (2018), Four Weddings And A Funeral (2019), Never Have I Ever (2020-present) and The Sex Lives Of College Girls (2021-present)

As for Kaling, she first gained recognition for her role as Kelly Kapoor on the hit sitcom The Office (2005-2013), which led to more exposure as an actress in the Fox comedy series The Mindy Project (2012-2017) and a number of films like The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), The Five-Year Engagement (2011), The Night Before (2015) and Ocean’s 8 (2018), among others.

Over the years Kaling has focused some of her attention to jobs behind the camera, like writing for The Office and The Mindy Project, and creating such shows as the NBC sitcom Champions (2018), the romantic-comedy Four Weddings And A Funeral (2019 ), Never Have I Ever (2020-present) and The Sex Lives Of College Girls (2021-present).

‘Mindy Kaling and Justin Noble continue to brilliantly capture the college experience in the most entertaining and relatable way,’ said Suzanna Makkos, EVP, Original Comedy and Adult Animation, HBO Max. ‘This series is the perfect balance of comedy, sex, curiosity, and chaos, and we can’t wait to see what the next season brings.’

Free to be: The Sex Lives Of College Students follows four freshman roommates at the prestigious New England Essex College in Vermont

Free to be: The Sex Lives Of College Students follows four freshman roommates at the prestigious New England Essex College in Vermont

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