The recently-rebooted Chilly Toes has been commissioned for an additional collection, ITV has confirmed.
The sitcom returned to screens final month after a 13-year break.
The opening episode of the newest collection was watched by a median of 5.eight million viewers on the night it was broadcast and acquired warm reviews from critics.
Screenwriter Mike Bullen tweeted: “Yay! We get to do that all once more! Due to all our followers for making this doable.”
Manufacturing on the brand new eight-part collection will start in Manchester in March.
Bullen stated of the collection he created: “All of us stated we solely wished to carry Chilly Toes again if we might preserve the usual beforehand set.
“I have been blown away by the present’s reception amongst viewers and critics alike. It has exceeded even my hopes.
“This recommission confirms that we did not screw it up. I shall take a second to bask within the heat glow… OK, achieved that. Now the arduous graft resumes.”
ITV’s director of tv Kevin Lygo stated: “It is with some trepidation that you simply return to much-loved exhibits, however Mike Bullen’s modern tackle the 5 mates and their lives has been a beautiful factor.
“We have been clearly delighted that the viewers agreed, and we’re happy to have the ability to verify that Chilly Toes will return once more for an additional collection.”
The channel stated the programme had been their most profitable drama launch thus far this 12 months.
In August, actress Fay Ripley told the BBC returning to the programme after greater than a decade felt like “placing on an previous jumper”.
Referring to her character Jen and husband Pete, performed by John Thomson, Ripley tweeted: “It is official. New #ColdFeet collection in pipeline. Do not find out about u however I recs @_mikebullen ought to ship Pete @ Jen to the Maldives?”