E4 writes new diary

Channel 4’s youth-skewing spin-off E4 has ordered a second season of its original drama My Mad Fat Diary.

My Mad Fat Diary

My Mad Fat Diary

The series, which finishes its first season tonight, is based on the real life diaries of Rae Earl and follows a 16-year-old girl during the mid-1990s.

With an average weekly consolidated audience of 1.2 million viewers, E4 has commissioned a new 6×60′ season. Filming is due to begin this summer.

Tom Bidwell will return as lead writer of the Tiger Aspect production.

Other original scripted series commissioned by Channel 4 for E4 include Misfits.

Source: Channel 4