Friday Night Dinner is a situational comedy that gives a view at the weekly Shabbat dinners in the regular Jewish Goodman family. The script of the project is penned by Robert Popper. He also a lead person in the behind-the-scene crew. The group of executives includes Nira Park, Caroline Leddy, and Kenton Allen. Two companies are behind the production – Popper Pictures and Big Talk Productions.
The acting cast is composed of:
- Tamsin Greig,
- Tom Rosenthal,
- Simon Bird,
- Paul Ritter and some others.
The broadcast has been always held on Channel 4. The first season release date is February 25, 2011. The latest installment has premiered this year.
The main characters of the story are the members of the Jewish family. Jackie and Martin are a married couple that has two adult children named Adam and Jonathan.
Every Friday, they meet at dinner to spend their time together yet each time something goes wrong and the unpredictable happens. Each dinner, the members of the family should cope with the awkwardness of one or the other. In fact, the story comes to be based on Popper’s own experience from his life. Therefore, it is depicted in the most realistic manner and is favorably praised by the audience.
What are Rating Figures?
Both ordinary watchers and critics agree that the sitcom is worth its further production. The series is perceived as a hilarious and a touching one.
As for the exact rating numbers, they are healthy. The viewership of 1.2 million watchers per each new episode is an average number for the whole first season premiere on the channel.
On IMDb, the score constitutes perfect 8 points out of 10. To sum it up, the series potential is great and there can appear no grounds for cancellation in the minds of developers.
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As for the Future
So far, nothing is heard of the series future. Though it is too early for such things as the Friday Night Dinner season 5 release date, the resumption can be confirmed in the near future.
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