Call the Midwife Season 5 Release Date
“Call the Midwife” is a British period drama TV series that premiered on 15 January 2012 on BBC One. The TV series follows the life of a group of nurse midwives, including tragical and positive moments of their destiny. The show’s creator is Heidi Thomas. The script of the series is based on memories of Jennifer Worth.
The TV series has received universal acclaim both from critics and from the viewers. Thus, the first season of the TV series has a score of 81 out of 100 on Metacritic, while the audience rated the series at 8 out of 10. On Rotten Tomatoes, the series has a 83-100% approval rating from critics with an average score of 7-8 out of 10, while the audience rated the series at 4.4-4.7 out of 10, with a 83-100% approval rating. The pilot episode of the TV series drew 9.83 million viewers (UK), whereas a finale of the series has been viewed by 11.41 million viewers. The premiere of the second season drew 10.79 million viewers, while the premieres of the season 3 and season 4 have attracted 11.35 and 10.15 million viewers, respectively. The TV series was nominated for numerous awards and won most of the nominations. On 3 November 2014, BBC has confirmed the renewal of “Call the Midwife” for a fifth season.
“Call the Midwife” TV Series Brief Overview
The storyline of the TV series revolves around a midwife, named Jenny Lee (Jessica Raine), who gets a new job in Nonnatus House, where the professional midwives together with the nuns, having medical skills, are providing the medical help. Nonnatus House is located in the East End of London, that’s considered a very poor area. During the one month, over 80 babies are born, thus the main purpose of midwives is to help mothers during childbirth and care of newborns.
Season 5 Release Date
UPDATE (February 17, 2016): According to the official announcement, “Call the Midwife” returns to PBS this spring, after its debut on BBC One that took place on January 17, 2016. Thus, “Call the Midwife” season 5 premiere is slated for Sunday, April 3, 2016, on PBS. Meanwhile, our subscribers will be automatically notified about the “Call the Midwife” season 5 release date (PBS). Don’t miss the premiere! Join our list of subscribers, using the form below.
As mentioned above, on 3 November 2014, BBC decided to renew “Call the Midwife” for a fifth season, the premiere of which is slated for 2016 (By the way, the events of the fifth season take place in 1961). However, the channel hasn’t yet announced a specific release date. Fortunately, thanks to our notification system, we may notify you about “Call the Midwife” season 5 release date. Don’t miss the premiere! Subscribe to our notifications.