HBO renews Big Love

The more the merrier seems to be the theme of HBO's Big Love, and HBO wants more, more, more. The network today renewed the show for a fourth season as ratings for the drama have been on the rise. The next season will start production later this year with a targeted return of early 2010.

According to Variety, recent numbers for Big Love put last Sunday's episode up nearly 30 percent over the mid-January season-three premiere--a reversal of the normal trend of television. When DVR and on-demand figures are accounted for, Big Love is on par with HBO's buzz-worthy True Blood with an average of approximately 5 million viewers.

The show follows Bill Henrickson (Bill Paxton), a polygamist in Utah with three wives played by Chloe Sevigny, Jeanne Tripplehorn, and Ginnifer Goodwin. Actress Branka Katic is being courted as a possible fourth wife this season.

Big Love airs Sunday nights at 9 p.m. on HBO. This week's episode will be the fourth of the 10-episode third season.

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This season is great. I only subscribed to HBO to see Big Love. I wish the season was longer. I wish I didn't have to wait until 2010 for season four.
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So far this season really stepped it up from the last two. I'm glad it has been renewed.
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Yeay, I like following this show. It is entertaining.
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Great news! I love this show. Ive been fan of Bill Paxton's for years. Big Love has helped me become more understand to a different way of life.
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I'm glad. I really like this show.
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Good on Bill Paxton... i get a nice vibe from him as a person and ive been a fan of his since weird science.
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Wow that's great news. They used to struggle at the begining and I didn't think they would do well after that long break (look at "Damages"). It's got to be one of HBO's best acted shows.
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Gotta love Big Love!
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I love this show, I just wish they would give us at least 13 episodes each season.
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Nice to see Big Love doing so well.
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