PBS acquires ‘Call the Midwife’ Season 3, ‘Last Tango in Halifax’

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have acquired the American broadcast rights to the third season of ’s Call the Midwife, and the first season of BAFTA-winning drama, .

– which is written by (Scott and Bailey, Unforgiven, At Home With the Braithwaites), and is an uplifting comedy-drama about romance and second chances - will premiere on September 8th. Call the Midwife Season 3 will premiere “in 2014″.

Executive Vice President of Sales and Co-productions at , Matt Forde, said: “ is an uplifting series that will challenge and captivate the audience. It’s a terrific complement to an all new series of Call the Midwife.”

Chief Programming Executive and General Manager of General Audience Programming at , Beth Hoppe, added: “I fell in love with Last Tango and its stars from the moment I saw it. And love and family and all the complications that come with it are at the heart of this warm comedy-drama. We’re pleased to add this new series and to continue our partnership on Call the Midwife, solidifying Sunday nights as our highest-rated night of the week.”

The network also confirmed on Twitter that they’d begin airing the fourth season of from January 5th, 2014.

Watch a clip from  below.







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1 comment on PBS acquires ‘Call the Midwife’ Season 3, ‘Last Tango in Halifax’

  1. What a disappointment when I tuned in to watch “Last tango in Halifax “only to find it wasn’t been shown. I missed the first episode but was looking forward to catching up as I was born in Halifax. PLEASE let me know when we will see it. Guelph, Ontario



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