ITV officially renewed Vera for series 7 to premiere in 2017

The release date for Vera series 7 — Pending

This article has the most up-to-date info on the status of Vera Series 7 as we continuously monitor the news to keep you in the know. ITV has officially renewed the series for another season expected to debut in 2017. To get notified of the exact premiere date – subscribe for updates below.

Summary, plot and cast

A British criminal drama, Vera is based on the novels and characters created by Ann Cleeves. The series is produced by ITV Studios and executive produced by Elaine Collins, Kate Bartlett, Kate Lewis, Michael Dawson and Myar Craig. It has been a ratings success in its run since May 1, 2011. The current sixth season has premiered on January 31, 2016. Each episode lasts 90 minutes, so Vera is practically a series of movies.

Somewhat disheveled, but a truly gifted detective, deemed by some a female counterpart of legendary Detective Colombo, Detective Chief Inspector Vera Stanhope (Brenda Blethyn) has her own skeletons in the closet. As she investigates cases along with her friend and right-hand DS Aiden Healy (Kenny Doughty) (DS Joe Ashworth (David Leon) in series 1-4), and faces her demons, the audience is mesmerized by the intricate storylines and excellent acting.

Ratings, positive reviews and chances of renewal

Vera`s sixth season has premiered to 5.19 million viewers, a number higher than the acclaimed War and Peace` viewership in the same week. Throughout its run the series has enjoyed steadily high viewership rating averages, and has garnered critical acclaim. Viewers applaud its compelling, intelligent detective plots with no excuses made for distractions. Vera`s character is a richly multidimensional one, she is an intelligent, mature woman who is blunt, yet kind, alone, yet very compassionate, and very likable. Vera airs internationally in Europe, Canada, the US, Africa, Australia and New Zealand. The series seems to have perfect chances of renewal, but there are no news form the network as of now, so please stay tuned and we will provide you with information as soon as it becomes available.

Latest news

UPDATED October 7, 2016: ITV’s compelling criminal and highly popular drama Vera has been renewed for a seventh series, which is slated to be broadcast in 2017. Following the record-breaking ratings of series six, Vera’s return for another gloomy and powerful season was practically inevitable. While no further information about the upcoming installment is currently available, ITV will certainly be releasing trailers and more details about Vera series 7, so please stay tuned, and we’ll bring you relevant news.

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