Critically-Acclaimed Drama 19-2 Lands on CTV for its Climactic Final Season, July 31
– The one-hour drama airs on CTV Mondays at 10 p.m. ET/PT beginning July 31 –
– Co-starring Canadian Screen Award-winning actors Adrian Holmes and Jared Keeso –
– Seasons 1-3 are streaming now on CraveTV –
– New episodes of 19-2 stream one day prior to broadcast premiere on CraveTV –
“Brilliantly staged…” – The Globe and Mail
“[19-2] works so effectively because it grasps the reality of both conflicted cops and citizens in this city” – Montreal Gazette
TORONTO (July 10, 2017) – CTV announced today that after a successful three-season run on Bravo, the final eight episodes of the critically acclaimed drama 19-2 will premiere on CTV in a special final-season broadcast event, Mondays at 10 p.m. ET/PT beginning July 31. The hour-long drama sees the return of Canadian Screen Award-winning actors Adrian Holmes and Jared Keeso as beat partners Nick Barron and Ben Chartier, navigating systemic corruption in Montréal while in the wake of a shared personal tragedy.
Season 4 of 19-2 will also get a CraveTV First Look with all new episodes premiering one day earlier, Sundays at 10 p.m. ET beginning July 30. Seasons 1 – 3 of the critically acclaimed drama are streaming now, exclusively on CraveTV.
Click here to view an exclusive, behind-the-scenes clip of one the final cast read-throughs of 19-2.
“For three gripping seasons, 19-2 captivated discerning viewers with layered storylines, complex characters, and gorgeous cinematography,” said Pat DiVittorio, Vice-President, Programming, CTV and Specialty. “We’re so incredibly proud of this series that we wanted to amplify its final season by premiering it on CTV and offering a CraveTV First Look. Congratulations to the incomparable cast led by the inimitable Adrian Holmes and Jared Keeso, our incredible production partners Sphère Média Plus and Echo Media, and the brilliant creative team led by showrunner Bruce Smith, who brought 19-2 to an English audience and delivered a masterful and satisfying conclusion to this award-winning series.”
“Producing 19-2 has been an extraordinary adventure,” said Jocelyn Deschênes, Founding President and Executive Producer, Sphère Média. “The final season will be an exciting one, as there’s no better way to send off this series. I can’t thank Bell Media enough for their trust over the years. A thousand congrats to the whole creative team.”
Winner of multiple Canadian Screen Awards including Best Drama as well as Best Actor for both Keeso and Holmes, 19-2 has garnered much critical acclaim and accolades throughout its three-season run. Cited as a series that “defies expectations” by the New York Times, and “exciting” by the Wall Street Journal, the series was also nominated for a 2016 International Emmy® Award.
Season 4 of 19-2 begins with Nick and Ben working to avenge the death of Nick’s sister and Ben’s lover, Amelie. In the process, they find themselves pulled into an escalating cycle of mob violence and revenge. While Nick is determined to move forward, Ben fights to keep his faith in justice and in himself. As a raging gang war intensifies, the entire squad is pushed to their limits and forced to depend on each other more than ever.
In the Season 4 premiere episode, “Swimming,” (Monday, July 31 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CTV) Nick and Ben are set on taking down Inspector Elise Roberge (Krista Bridges, RANSOM) in order to avenge the brutal murder of Nick’s sister Amelie. Nick is first on site at a horrific event with many casualties. Meanwhile, Ben and Audrey are implicated in a tragic accident.
19-2 is co-produced by Sphère Média Plus and Echo Media in association with Bell Media. Executive producers are Jocelyn Deschênes, Virginia Rankin, and Josee Vallee from Sphère Média Plus, Luc Châtelain from Echo Media, and showrunner Bruce Smith.
19-2’s exceptional cast ensemble sees the return of CSA-nominee and Gemeaux winner Laurence Lebeouf (MARCHE À L’OMBRE) as fiery officer Audrey Pouliot; CSA-nominee Dan Petronijevic (SAVING HOPE) as angry beat-cop J.M.; CSA-nominee Benz Antoine (MARY KILLS PEOPLE) as jovial officer Tyler, on the mend and in recovery; Mylène Dinh-Robic (Sleeper) as no-nonsense Béatrice, seeking redemption after losing her stripes; CSA-nominee Bruce Ramsay (21 THUNDER) as manipulative District Commander Marcel Gendron; and Alexander De Jordy (LETTERKENNY) as young cop Richard Dulac. CSA-nominee Maxim Roy (BAD BLOOD) returns to guest star as Nick’s ex-wife Detective Isabelle Latendresse.
Writers Bruce Smith (CRACKED), Nikolijne Troubetzkoy (CALL ME FITZ), Lynne Kamm (8 Count) return, with Jackie May (Van Helsing) and Greg Nelson (SAVING HOPE) joining the writer’s room this season. Louis Choquette (THIS LIFE, VERSAILLES) and Sturla Gunnarsson (MOTIVE), return to direct.
Bell Media production executive is Michele McMahon. Tom Hastings is Director, Independent Production, Bell Media. Corrie Coe is Senior Vice-President, Independent Production, Bell Media. Pat DiVittorio is Vice-President, Programming, CTV and Specialty. Mike Cosentino is Senior Vice-President, Content and Programming, Bell Media. Randy Lennox is President, Bell Media.