Fresh off of the season two finale, ITV has renewed The Good Karma Hospital for a third season. A further six episodes have been commissioned to air in 2019.
The renewal comes after season two pulled in strong ratings for ITV. Season-to-date, The Good Karma Hospital has been averaging consolidated audiences of around six million viewers.
The Good Karma Hospital is set in a coastal town in tropical South India and follows a team of British and Indian medics as they cope with work, life and love at the “Good Karma”. The drama series is produced by Tiger Aspect Productions and stars Amanda Redman, Amrita Acharia, Neil Morrissey, Phyllis Logan, James Floyd, Darhsan Jariwalla and Sagar Radia.
The show’s third season was commissioned by ITV’s Head of Drama Polly Hill, and Senior Drama Commissioner Victoria Fea, who will oversee the drama series for the channel. “We’re delighted to be returning to The Good Karma Hospital for a third series. Writer Dan Sefton has created emotionally engaging storylines and a community of intriguing characters that we all instantly care about”, Fea said. “We’re grateful to the cast for bringing them to life and to the production team who film in the most glorious sun-drenched location!”
“The commission of a third series is testament to the hard work of our incredible cast and talented writers, led by Dan Sefton. The colourful characters and life-affirming stories continue to strike a chord with the audience and we are so excited to be bringing everyone another series of this wonderful drama”, added Tiger Aspect Productions’ Lucy Bedford, who serves as an executive producer for the indie. Production on season three is slated to commence in August. ITV said that casting would be confirmed closer to production.