'Virgin River' Season 5 promises to be a treat.

Everything We Know About Virgin River Season 5

Yes, somehow, it looks like Charmaine is still pregnant?

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We will never get enough of Jack and Mel and their rollercoaster love story, or just simply spending time in the picturesque fictional town of Virgin River. This we know for sure. And now that we are all reeling from the cliffhanger ending of the fourth season of Virgin River, let’s take a gander at what could be in store for fans in Season 5 of our favorite show.

Note: Spoilers ahead!

What will Virgin River Season 5 be about?

It’s difficult to predict what might happen in the fifth season as fans are still reeling from all the shocking revelations thus far. Charmaine’s never-ending pregnancy with her twins continues, but the babies are not actually Jack’s children, but don’t worry, he is the father of Mel’s baby. And they’re having a girl. Mel resigned from Doc’s practice, while Doc himself is dealing with his surprise grandson, and Ricky is heading off to serve his country. What will happen to all of them? Fortunately, everyone can rest easy in the knowledge that happiness will someday prevail. Showrunner Sue Tenney told TV Insider that Jack (Martin Henderson) and Mel (Alexandra Breckenridge) have a happy ending coming their way. “Eventually, they are going to get married,” Tenney said. Perhaps “eventually” is code for Season 5?

When will Season 5 of Virgin River premiere?

Netflix has not announced a release date for Season 5 yet. But Henderson, the New Zealand actor who plays Jack Sheridan, revealed in a recent Cameo that Season 5 will mostly premiere in July 2023. “Virgin River Season 5 coming out, I think, probably in July. So not long now, a few months,” Sheridan revealed. “Another installment of hot, steamy gossip and intrigue on the river.”

Sheridan is probably right, considering that Season 4 dropped all 12 episodes on July 20, 2022 and Season 3 premiered in July 2021. Dare we say that the fifth season could be released in July 2023? It certainly would follow the pattern. The show also announced on Instagram that filming had wrapped in November 2022, so things could be coming together!

Annette O’Toole teased a “big thing” is coming in Season 5.

Annette O’Toole, who plays Hope McCrea in Virgin River, told Hello! that there are some exciting developments coming in Season 5 that may relate to real-world events. “There is a big thing that happens right in the middle of the season that brings the community together in a very big way," O’Toole revealed. “It's a kind of timely topic that's happening in our country and I'm really glad that they're going there.”

She went on to say, “I don't think we've ever done anything like this. It's an important issue and I'm glad that we're getting into things like that on the show. I don't know if that will continue but it certainly is something that the town gets to all come together and be part of and work together.”

Annette O’Toole, who plays Hope McCrea, teased that Virgin River Season 5 will tackle a timely issue. Netflix

Is Charmaine still pregnant in Virgin River Season 5?

While we don’t yet know everything that happens in Season 5 of Virgin River, an Instagram post featuring the cast celebrating the wrap of filming did give us one hint. After five seasons, Charmaine is still, somehow, pregnant. This must be some sort of Guinness World Record or something at this point. No one can complain if Charmaine acts up this season, she’s been pregnant with twins for years.

Alexandra Breckenridge says Season 5 is “intense.”

In an interview with New Beauty, Breckenridge gave a little glimpse into what fans can expect from Season 5, saying, “I think this season has started out well and we're getting into a few episodes soon that are pretty heavy. They're really intense and I think that they're some of the best episodes we've ever done.” In other words, the best is yet to come.

How can you watch Virgin River?

All four seasons of Virgin River are available to stream on Netflix. In fact, right now is as good a time as any to rewatch the first seasons and all of our minds casting to the perpetually autumnal fictional town of Virgin River.

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