Bravo has announced that it has renewed Shear Genius for a third season.

As part of the reality hairstyling competition's renewal announcement, the network also announced that third-season casting calls in six cities that will begin next week and run through April 5.

Similar to the show's first two seasons, the hairstylists participating in Shear Genius' third season will be competing for the grand prize of $100,000 along with the title of "Shear Genius."

Shear Genius second season aired last summer and averaged 2.913 million total viewers and 1.879 million viewers in the Adults 18-49 ratings demographic -- numbers that were nearly twice those of the show's initial 2007 season.

Denise "Dee" Adames, a 37-year-old from San Antonio, TX who currently resides in Miami, FL, walked away with the second season's title after defeating Charlie Price, a 38-year-old from Denver, CO.

In addition to Shear Genius' renewal, Bravo also announced it has ordered Double Exposure, a new reality series starring high fashion and celebrity photographers Markus Klinko and Indrani.

Shear Genius' third-season casting call dates and locations are:

Los Angeles
Sassoon Academy
Sunday, March 15
9AM to 6PM

The Academy at Austin
Sunday, March 22
10AM to 6PM

Eyecandy Salon
Sunday, March 22
10AM to 6PM
America’s Beauty Show, McCormick Place
Sunday, March 29 from 10AM to 5PM and Monday, March 30 from 10AM to 2PM

New York
Michael Angelo's Wonderland Beauty Parlor
Sunday, March 29 from 10AM to 6PM and Monday, March 30 from 10AM to 2PM

San Francisco
Global Hair and Beauty Expo
Sunday, April 5
10AM to 6PM