MTV has picked up a 12-episode second season of its breakout scripted series Finding Carter. The unconventional family drama centers on Carter (Kathyrn Prescott), a teenage girl who thinks she has the perfect life until one night after a police bust at a high school party she is told that the woman who she believes to be her biological mother actually abducted her as a toddler. Now Carter must return to the family who thought they had lost her. As she navigates brand-new parents, a twin sister, high school and boys, Carter vows to find Lori before the police capture the only mom she’s ever known and put her behind bars. Anna Jacoby-Heron, Cynthia Watros, Alexis Denisof, Zac Pullam, and Alex Saxon also star.

The coming of age drama is currently the No. 1 new cable series with 12-34 year-olds and teens. To date, the series is averaging a solid 2.0 P12-34 rating and 2.2 million total viewers (Live+3). Finding Carter is Executive Produced by Terri Minsky (Carrie Diaries), Deborah Spera (Army Wives), Maria Grasso (Army Wives), and Alexander Motlagh (Single Ladies), and was created by Emily Silver (Bones).