Sky Living has ordered a fourth season of their comedy drama Mount Pleasant, TVWise has learned.
The series, which originally began its life on Sky1 before moving to sister channel Sky Living in 2012, has received an 8 episode order. The show’s fourth season is expected to launch on Sky Living later this year.
Created by Sarah Hooper, Mount Pleasant follows the daily lives of Lisa, her husband, her family and her friends. The series stars Sally Lindsay, Daniel Ryan, Samatha Womack, Nigel Harmon, Adrian Bower, Nicola Millbank, Neil Fitzmaurice, Ainsley Howard, James Dreyfus and Sian Reeves. Joining the cast for the show’s fourth season are Daniel Ings (The Cafe) and Naomi Bentley (Primeval).
“We’re thrilled that Mount Pleasant is returning for a fourth series”, said Antonia Hurford-Jones, Director of Sky Living. “With its rich mix of colourful characters and great storylines, the show is a big hit with our customers and this series promises to be better than ever.”
Lucy Lumsden, Sky’s Head of Comedy, commented: “We’re very pleased that the much-loved Mount Pleasant will be back for a fourth series later in the year on Sky Living. It’s been a joy seeing the cast reunited and welcoming some new faces. Fans of the show have a treat in store.”
While Sophie Clarke-Jervoise, Managing Director of Tiger Aspect Productions, added: “Mount Pleasant and its family of witty, warm and much-loved characters has established itself firmly as one of Sky Living’s most popular series and it’s a huge opportunity to be given a fourth run – this time the stories are even bigger and bolder!”