STLToday | TCA press tour: 'Doc Martin' gets two more seasons, then will end
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By Gail Pennington in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, January 13, 2017
LOS ANGELES • "Doc Martin" will continue through Seasons 8 and 9 and then come to an end, American Public Television, which distributes the popular series in the United States, said Friday.
"Since its U.S. release in 2007, the series grown in popularity, becoming one of the highest-rated programs on nearly 100 local public television stations," APT said.
Philippa Braithwaite and Mark Crowdy of Buffalo Pictures, which produces "Doc Martin," said in their announcement:
“We are very excited to be able to confirm that we will be making two more seasons of Doc Martin. Season 8 will shoot and be broadcast in 2017 [in Great Britain], then we’ll be taking our usual year off to plan, write and tune the scripts. Season 9 will shoot and be broadcast in 2019 [in Great Britain] and air around the world in 2020."