Footballers' Wives: Extra Time
Footballers' Wives: Extra Time (stylised as footballers wive$: extra time) is a British drama programme. A spin-off of Footballers' Wives, the programme aired on ITV2 for two series. Footballers' Wives: Extra Time aired in the United States on BBC America under the title Footballers' Wives: Overtime.
|Footballers' Wives: Extra Time|
Opening credits title
|Also known as||''Footballers' Wives: Overtime''|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of series||2|
|No. of episodes||25|
|Executive producer(s)||Cameron Roach|
|Running time||20–25 Mins|
|Production company(s)||Shed Productions|
|Original release||26 May 2005 –|
18 May 2006
|Related shows||Footballers' Wives|
Footballers' Wives: Extra Time is the racy drama spin-off to award-winning original series, Footballers' Wives. Picking up from the end of Footballers' Wives Series 4. It aired on ITV2.
With success of the first series, ITV2 increased the episode lengths by 10 minutes and ordered 1 more than the first series.
|Series||Number of episodes||Length of episodes (no breaks)||Length of episodes (with breaks)|
|1||12||20 minutes||30 minutes|
|2||13||30 minutes||45 minutes|
The original episode line-up of series two consisted of 18 episodes at 20–25 minutes each. However, there is no explanation as to why the 18 episodes were put into 13 extended episodes for airing.
Both series aired on Thursdays at 10:00 pm, though for some episodes the time varied.
- Georgina Mellor as Anika Beevor (Series 1-2)
- Travis Oliver as Oliver Ryan (Series 1-2)
- Frances Da Costa as Yasmin Salter (Series 1-2)
- Marc Hendrey as Rees Salter (Series 1-2)
- Sarah Matravers as Joly Salter (Series 1-2)
- Tom Swire as Seb Webb (Series 1-2)
- Dominique Moore as Channel O'Grady (Series 1-2)
- Jack Pierce as Cash Brown (Series 1-2)
- Ben Richards as Bruno Milligan (Series 1-2)
- Helen Latham as Lucy Milligan (Series 1-2)
- Nicholas Ball as Gary Ryan (series 1-2; crossed over to series 5 of Footballers' Wives)
- Peter Ash as Darius Fry (Series 2)
- Julie Legrand as Janette Dunkley (Series 2)
- Louise Plowright - Michelle Thorn (Series 1)
- Alice Bird as Lizzy Robinson (Series 2)
- Ross Finbow as Woody (Series 2)
- Marc Bannerman as Matt Bryant (Series 1-2)
Special guest stars
- Sarah Barrand as Shannon Donnelly-Lawson (Series 1-2)
- Laila Rouass as Amber Gates (Series 1)
- Jamie Davis as Harley Lawson (Series 1)
- Elaine Glover as Katie Jones (Series 1)
- Craig Gallivan as Callum Watson (Series 2)
- Angela Ridgeon as Trisha Watson (Series 2)
- Courtney Akers - Angelica Milligan (Series 1-2)
These characters are connected to characters from the main series, Footballers' Wives
|Anika Beevor||Tanya Turner's half-sister|
|Oliver Ryan||Gary Ryan's son|
|Yasmin Salter||Bruno Milligan's daughter|
|Rees Salter||Bruno Milligan's son|
|Joly Salter||Bruno Milligan's ex-wife|
|Seb Webb||Roger Webb's son|
Acorn Media have announced they will release both series of Footballers Wives Extra Time with the 'Footballers Wives: Complete Collection' box set in August 2012.
|The Complete First Series|
|Set Details||Special Features|
|United Kingdom||Australia||United States|
|3 July 2006||10 July 2006||TBC|
|Footballers' Wives Extra Time - Series 1 & 2|
|Set Details||Special Features|
|11 June 2012|
The Series 2 release in Australia has the original episode-plan of 18 episodes. However, the release of the Second half boxset has the aired version of 13 extended episodes (30 minutes).
In the United States, BBC America has aired the first season, although it is known in the US as Footballers Wive$: Overtime. In Israel, the 2 seasons aired on channel Yes+. In Estonia, the first season is aired on Kanal 2.
- Matthews, Sam (28 January 2005). "ITV2 orders Footballers' Wives spin-off in drama first". www.campaignlive.co.uk. Retrieved 28 February 2019.
- Wollaston, Sam (7 January 2006). "Last night's TV: Footballers' Wives: Extra Time (ITV1)". The Guardian. Retrieved 28 February 2019.
- "Footballer's Wives Extra Time - Series 1 & 2". Acorn Media. 11 June 2012. Retrieved 28 February 2019.
- "Footballers' Wives: Overtime - TV Review". www.commonsensemedia.org. 21 December 2006. Retrieved 28 February 2019.
- "Shows A-Z - footballers' wives: overtime on bbc america, TheFutonCritic.com". www.thefutoncritic.com. Retrieved 28 February 2019.