‘It’s going to take a while’: Line Of Duty ‘WILL return for a seventh series following secret meetings with BBC bosses’ – after dividing fans with finale   

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Line of Duty will return for a seventh series, it has been reported.

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Sources claim that after a series of secret meetings, Boss has worked out plans for new episodes of the beloved cop drama, leading to the news that ‘millions of fans are expecting.’

It comes after fans called for a seventh series to be “disappointed” with the series six finale in May, despite producer Jed Mercurio defending the show.

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At the end! After several secret meetings with BBC bosses, it is reported that Line of Duty will return for a seventh series.

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a source told The Daily Star: ‘Another series is happening. This is the news that millions of fans are expecting.

It is believed that the details, including the story and filming dates, are yet to be finalised, with the source saying: ‘A lot of things still need to be agreed upon and this is likely to take some time. Fans will probably have to wait a few years before it airs on TV.

MailOnline has contacted representatives for the BBC for comment.

Big news!  Sources claim that the boss has drawn up plans for new episodes of the beloved cop drama after several meetings, leading to reports that 'millions of fans are expecting

Big news! Sources claim that the boss has drawn up plans for new episodes of the beloved cop drama after several meetings, leading to reports that ‘millions of fans are expecting

It comes after show creator Jade Mercurio defended the BBC police drama after a crowd of fans slammed the series finale of ‘disappointing’.

Taking to Twitter. The 55-year-old writer responded to the critics in an emotional post and said that it is ‘impossible’ to meet all the audience’s expectations.

Line of Duty’s sixth season finale saw 12.8 million viewers watch Sunday night with a 56.2% share – recording the network’s highest rating ever, yet leaving some disappointed fans with unanswered questions. had gone.

Hitting Back: This comes after show creator Jade Mercurio defended the BBC police drama after heaps of fans slammed the 'disappointing' series six finale (Picture 2019)

Hitting Back: This comes after show creator Jade Mercurio defended the BBC police drama after heaps of fans slammed the ‘disappointing’ series six finale (Picture 2019)

Responding to fans’ reaction to the finale, Jade acknowledged that the episode “divided social media opinion”, yet found a “much less extreme picture” in audience research.

He tweeted: ‘1. No one disputes that the Line of Duty finale divided social media opinion, but audience research shows a far less extreme picture.

‘We knew the “Down” ending would be less favorable with some viewers, although there was a difference of less than 10% on average viewer scores across all 7 episodes…’

Jade continued: ‘2. Research determines episode ratings based on randomly polled viewers, rather than sites like IMDb, where strongly motivated scores can be skewed by users to register their immediate anger/praise…

'Impossible': The writer on Twitter responded to critics in an emotional post, saying it was 'impossible' to meet all audience expectations (Line of Duty stars Vicky McClure, Martin Compston and Adrian Dunbar are still featured on the show)

‘Impossible’: The writer on Twitter responded to critics in an emotional post, saying it was ‘impossible’ to meet all audience expectations (Line of Duty stars Vicky McClure, Martin Compston and Adrian Dunbar are still featured on the show)

Statement: Responding to fans' reaction to the finale, Jade admitted that the episode

Statement: Responding to fans’ reaction to the finale, Jade admitted that the episode “divided social media opinion”, yet found a “much less extreme picture” in audience research.

‘3. 1000 random viewers submitted scores from 1–10, which have been used to calculate the Appreciation Index (AI) as a score out of 100. The AI ​​for the “Down” finale was only 7 points below the next lowest in Season 6 (ep 1) )…’

Jade concluded: ‘4/4 These figures will not stop the debate, nor should they – it is still part of the shared TV viewing experience. Thanks for watching again.’

He clarified his statement, saying: ‘Some clarifications have been requested on specific numbers.

‘I am not allowed to disclose the AI ​​figures, however for LOD they are in the top tier of the BBC1 drama category, including the finale, and more than 50% of the people rate the finale as 9/10 or 10. Rated in. /10.’

Explanation: He also clarified his statement: 'Some clarifications have been requested on specific numbers.'

Explanation: He also clarified his statement: ‘Some clarifications have been requested on specific numbers.’

Response: The writer responded directly to many fans when one viewer acknowledged the finale as a 'hasty', while another dubbed the episode a 'let down'.

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