Wentworth IS THE DOG Season 4 premieres as number one show on subscription television last night

The season 4 premiere of Foxtel’s acclaimed Australian drama Wentworth was the most watched program on subscription television last night.

The episode secured 160,000 viewers last night on SoHo. The overnight result is a 33 per cent increase on last year’s premiere

Foxtel Executive Director of Television Brian Walsh said, “Wentworth was very deservedly the most watched program on subscription television last night. The overnight audience was up 33 per cent on last season’s premiere, proving yet again Foxtel subscribers’ appetite and demand for premium Australian drama.

“Congratulations to the incredible Wentworth cast and the production team led by FremantleMedia Australia’s Jo Porter and Foxtel’s Head of Drama Penny Win.”

Wentworth is a FremantleMedia Australia production for Foxtel and has been sold to more than 90 countries.

Wentworth S4 stars Danielle Cormack as Bea Smith, Nicole da Silva as Franky Doyle, Pamela Rabe as Joan Ferguson, Kate Atkinson as Vera Bennett, Celia Ireland as Liz Birdsworth, Shareena Clanton as Doreen Anderson, Katrina Milosevic as Sue “Boomer” Jenkins, Robbie Magasiva as Will Jackson, Socratis Otto as Maxine Conway, Tammy MacIntosh as Karen ‘Kaz” Proctor. New castmembers this season are Kate Jenkinson as Allie Novak, who appears from episode one, and Bernard Curry as Jake Stewart and Sigrid Thornton as Sonia Stevens, who are introduced later in the season. Support cast includes Libby Tanner as Bridget Westfall, Jacquie Brennan as Linda Miles, Martin Sacks as Derek Channing, Sally-Anne Upton as Lucy Gambaro, Charlie Tjoe as Tina Mercado, Ra Chapman as Kim Chang and Steve Bastoni as Don Kaplan.

Wentworth premieres Tuesdays at 8.30pm EST on Foxtel’s SoHo channel. Following the premiere broadcast each week, Wentworth is available to watch when you want, on demand, via Foxtel Anytime on internet connected iQ boxes. You can also stream the series on demand on Foxtel Play or Foxtel Go. Foxtel Go is included with all Foxtel residential and Foxtel Play subscriptions at no extra cost.

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