Nick Jonas' mixed martial arts-themed drama series, Kingdom, has got green-lit for not one, but two series.

DirecTV has picked up the show for ten episodes to air in autumn 2015 and ten more for 2016.

In a statement released to Deadline, the company said that Kingdom "has proven to be one of [DirecTV channel] Audience Network's most popular shows of all time."

Taking to his Twitter page, Nick expressed his joy: "Wow! Absolutely insane news! We got picked up for not only one . . . But two seasons of KINGDOM! @KingdomDIRECTV @DIRECTV @EndemolUS"

Jonas and co-stars Frank Grillo, Jonathan Tucker, Matt Lauria and Kiele Sanchez have all been contracted to return for the new episodes.