Taking motivation from exemplary unassuming community series like Friday Night Lights and Dawson's Creek,

Netflix hit Virgin River has an outdated feel. The speed is relaxed, the connections are slow burners

and the hardware are rare — yet Netflix has moved quick to exploit its surprising achievement, 

rapidly restoring Virgin River for seasons 4 and 5 directly following the arrival of season three.

Now that season 4 of Virgin River is out on the planet, fans are tingling to find out when they can anticipate season 5

We have great and awful news on that front: Filming for the fifth season was suddenly pushed back four months, from March 2022 to July 2022.

Alexandra Breckenridge, who plays Mel, let slip to Glamor during a discussion about This Is Us that Virgin River had been postponed: 

"They've been attempting to inspire me to return since I've been on Virgin River," she said of This Is Us, which finished recently.

"We should begin shooting season 5 of Virgin River in March, however it was pushed to July.