It follows the shows format getting picked up by European production companies.
Returning to the series are Gary Sweet (Lewis), Firass Dirani (Justin), Gyton Grantley (Kane), Rhys Muldoon (Mark), Julia Morris (Gemma) and Natalie Saleeba (Abi) -there is no mention of Anna McGahan, despite an upcoming proposal for her character in the current season, nor Rachel Griffiths.
Nine’s co-Heads of Drama, Jo Rooney and Andy Ryan, said: “Life will get even more unpredictable and entertaining for our House Husbands and their families in 2015.
“House Husbands reflects the joys and heartaches of raising families in modern Australia. We’re delighted with the response to the current series and we can promise more surprises, laughter and life-changing challenges for series four.”
Executive Producers David Maher and David Taylor said: “Everyone at Playmaker is hugely proud of House Husbands and we are truly thrilled to be heading into a fourth season with the Nine Network.”
Playmaker’s series has been sold to Made In PM in France and Publispei in Italy which plan will use scripts from the first season as the basis for remakes, should they be sold to a broadcaster.
Nine’s press release indicates “the current season of House Husbands will resume on Monday, August 4, at 8.30pm following The Block Glasshouse” but EPGs indicate it is scheduled for 8:40pm.