E4 ‘Youngers’ gets a second series

E4 orders a second series of teen music drama Youngers.

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E4 music drama Youngers has been recommissioned for a second series of eight episodes.

Produced by Big Talk Productions and written by Levi David Addison, the series stars Calvin Demba, Ade Oyefeso and Shavani Seth.

YouTube stars Mandem on the Wall will also return.

Sophie Gardiner, Commissioning Editor for Channel 4 Drama said:”Youngers is such a fresh, vivid and original take on teen life.”

Adding: “I’m thrilled that it connected with the E4 audience in the way it did – with over half of viewers aged between 10 and 24 years old. I’m delighted that Jay, Yemi and Davina will be back for a second series.”

Executive Producer Luke Alkin said: “The critical reaction to Youngers has been fantastic. Series 1 was loved by its young audience so we’re absolutely delighted to be bringing it back again.”

Youngers Series 2 second will begin filming in South London from November for transmission in 2014.