Mary-Louise Parker and Elizabeth Perkins in Weeds by Mark Seliger/Showtime Mary-Louise Parker and Elizabeth Perkins in Weeds by Mark Seliger/Showtime

Showtime has greenlit a fourth, 13-episode season of its highest-rated comedy series, Weeds, says the Hollywood Reporter. Pending a lengthy WGA strike, the new supply of Weeds will to go into production in April, targeted for a summer debut. In related news, I will be back-blogging Weeds tonight (and it's a rather rollicking episode); my sincere apologies for the "high-atus."