The release date for A Place to Call Home series 4 — September 11, 2016
This article has the most up-to-date info on the status of A Place to Call Home Series 4 as we continuously monitor the news to keep you in the know. Seven Network has scheduled the premiere date for a new season for September 11, 2016.
A Place to Call Home is an Australia melodrama TV series that centers on a woman who has returned to her native Australia, following the news of her mother’s deteriorating health, to begin a new chapter of her life after spending the last twenty years abroad. Created by Bevan Lee, the series debuted on Australia’s Seven Network on April 28, 2013.
Set in Country New South Wales shortly after World War II, A Place to Call Home presents an inspiring and moving story of love, devotion, honor, strength and loss set against the social changes of the 1950s. Sarah Adams (Marta Dusseldorp) has lived the last twenty years in Europe, but now she’s back in Australia to visit her dying mother and make a new life.
Previous cancellation and revival
After two successful seasons, and despite solid ratings, Channel Seven axed the show even after commissioning a third season. The action sparked fierce protests from loyal fans and viewers and eventually let Foxtel to step in to save the series. A deal was finalized between Foxtel and Seven which included a renewal of the show for another two seasons scheduled to return in late 2015 and air on Foxtel’s SoHo channel.
Filming of the third season began in April, with season 3 of A Place to Call Home premiering on September 27, 2015 on SoHo. More than 18 months passed since the show’s last wrap, but the cast came together to pick up right where they left off. So will that be enough to carry it through past the next round of cuts? Only time will tell. For now, according to the original deal, A Place to Call Home is sure to return for season 4 sometime in 2016. After that, it’s anyone’s guess.
Series 3 finale recap
A 10-part third chapter of Sarah’s emotional, beautiful and heartbreaking journey concluded on Australian television on November 29, 2015. In terms of the ratings, it has been the lowest-rated series for the romantic drama, but in terms of the viewers’ response it has been the most talked about installment. Millions of fans around the world have given the highest praise for the series, going as far as describing it the best original Australian scripted series to date. The finale episode delivered plenty of twists and turns of the plot to keep the show’s fans on the edge of their seats: Regina finally got what she always wanted, and when Elizabeth finally decides to focus on her own happiness, something terrible happens. We can’t help but wonder if she will back in the fourth series. While a lot of things have been resolved in a third installment, a few got even more complicated, and so there is a lot to be looking forward to when the series returns.
UPDATED August 10, 2016: Foxtel’s has announced the premiere of A Place to Call Home, a show with a difficult biography, which was resurrected after a cancelation by Seven after two seasons. The fourth series of the drama series is scheduled to return on September 11, 2016 at 8:30pm AEST, and will air on showcase instead of the SoHo channel, where the series was broadcast during the third series. The 12 episodes focus on two important social issues in 1954 Australia – the Communist scare and the liberal changes that were taking place. Series 3 delivered excellent ratings second only to Game of Thrones viewership, so we’re expecting another exciting installment very soon. Sign up for our automatic updates and receive a reminder one day prior to the premiere.