PBS Signs Deal for Second Season of 'Call the Midwife'New episodes will begin March 31 at 8 p.m. 12/06/2012 10:16:52 AM Eastern
PBS announced Thursday that it has agreed to a deal with BBC Worldwide America Sales & Distribution for the second season of Call the Midwife.
The six-episode second season will premiere March 31 at 8 p.m., leading into Masterpiece's Mr. Selfridge. PBS will air a Call the Midwife holiday special on Dec. 30 from 7:30-9 p.m. Episodes will be available on the PBS Video Portal for 30 days after each broadcast.
The British drama also aired its first season on PBS in 2012, averaging 3 million total viewers.
Call the Midwife is a Neal Street production for BBC, executive produced by Pippa Harris and Heidi Thomas. The series is produced by Hugh Warren.