PBS acquires ‘Call the Midwife’ Season 3, ‘Last Tango in Halifax’
Last Tango in Halifax – which is written by Sally Wainwright (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 BBC Worldwide, Matt Forde, said: “Last Tango in Halifax is an uplifting series that will challenge and captivate the PBS 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 PBS, 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.”
Watch a clip from Last Tango in Halifax below.