Channel 7 has officially confirmed that period drama A Place to Call Home will conclude at the end of season two.
Despite being only halfway through airing the second series, the network has confirmed the development of season three won’t be proceeding. The remaining episodes of season two will still go to air.
Set in the 1950s, A Place to Call Home follows Sarah Adams (Marta Dusseldorp) who returns to rural NSW after 20 years abroad to start a new life. However, not all goes as smoothly as she planned.
Other actors involved in the show include Noni Hazlehurst, Brett Climo, Craig Hall, David Berry, Abby Earl, Arianwen Parkes-Lockwood, Aldo Mignone and Frankie J. Holden.
It has been speculated the reason behind the show’s axing is because the second season failed to provide the million-plus viewers of the first, though a Channel 7 spokesperson pointed out to IF that, with last Sunday’s episode drawing 855,000 viewers, “it’s not like it’s under-performing.”
They then said the choice not to proceed with the show was a programming decision and not a creative one.
UPDATE: On October 27, 2013, Foxtel announced it would commission the show and that a third season would go ahead. Read the full story here.