By Patrick Munn | May 13, 2019 - 4:37 pm | No Comments
Channel 4 has handed out a sixth season renewal to their comedy series Friday Night Dinner. Production on the show's sixth season is set to get underway later this year for a 2020 premiere. With the renewal the series becomes one of Channel 4’s longest running sitcoms. The pick-up comes a little more than a year after the show's fifth season aired. Season five ranks as the show's second highest rated season with an average audience of 1.9 million views and an 11.4% share in its 10pm slot.
By Patrick Munn | April 23, 2018 - 11:41 am | No Comments
Channel 4 has released the trailer for the fifth season of Friday Night Dinner, which is set to premiere on Friday May 4th at 10pm. In the show’s fifth season Mum and Dad get a hot tub, much to the horror of Adam and Jonny, Adam accidentally sets his car on fire, Jonny won’t stop prank-calling Adam, Dad becomes obsessed with his old, terrifying ventriloquist dummy, Mum organises her own, terrible surprise party, Jim goes on a date from beyond hell, Horrible Grandma comes back for more horribleness – and the family have dinner.
By Patrick Munn | August 23, 2017 - 3:00 pm | No Comments
In what was her final Meet The Controller session at the Edinburgh International TV Festival, outgoing Channel 4 Chief Creative Officer Jay Hunt unveiled the broadcaster's new slate of programming for 2018. Leading said slate is Friday Night Dinner, which has been renewed for a fifth season; and Jerusalem, a new six episode spy thriller set after World War II from Bash Doran; and a new six episode comedy series starring Stephen Mangan, which is a local adaptation of Showtime's Web Therapy.