Absolutely Fabulous to return for a fifth season

By Advocate.com Editors

Originally published on Advocate.com January 28 2003 1:00 AM ET

Jennifer Saunders has agreed to write a six-episode fifth season of her acclaimed sitcom Absolutely Fabulous, reports Variety. Season 5 will begin shooting for the BBC this summer, although no air dates have yet been announced for the United Kingdom or the United States. Comedy Central will air Absolutely Fabulous in New York on February 8.