[11/04/07 - 07:31 PM]
'Weeds' Plants a Fourth Season on Showtime
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- Showtime has ordered a fourth season of its signature comedy "Weeds."

Production on 13 new episodes is set to begin in April, assuming the WGA strike is resolved.

A series high 824,000 viewers tuned into the show's third season launch on August 13 while subsequent installments have outperformed its sophomore season by 19% on average. "Weeds" also ranks as the network's most-watched original series among adults 18-34.

Jenji Kohan is behind the half-hour, which comes from Lionsgate in association with Tilted Productions.

  [november 2007]  


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