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TORONTO (December 19, 2013) Bravo amps up the New Year with the premiere of its new, signature original series 19-2 and the return of highly anticipated favourites HOMELAND and BOSTON’S FINEST, it was announced today. Bravo continues to deliver the most enticing drama programming to its loyal and growing audiences. In 2013 Bravo saw a year over year increase of 21% among viewers A18-24, and 20% among viewers A18-49.
Hitting the beat Wednesday, Jan. 29, Bravo’s new, original signature series 19-2 premieres at 9 p.m. ET. A richly-nuanced and character-driven drama, 19-2 revolves around the,daily lives of two unwilling partners of the Montréal Police Department, Officers Nick Barron (Adrian Holmes, ARROW) and Ben Chartier (Jared Keeso, FALLING SKIES). Following the series premiere of 19-2, viewers can tune in for the long-awaited return of HOMELAND with the Season 2 premiere at 10 p.m. ET.
The men and women of the Boston Police Department head back out on patrol for Season 2 of BOSTON’S FINEST, premiering Monday, Jan. 13 at 9 p.m. ET. Heading south to Texas, viewers join the hunt for fugitives with the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders and Fugitive Task Force, when MARSHAL LAW: TEXAS joins the Monday night line-up on Jan. 13 at 10 p.m. ET. Finally, conspiracy thriller and fan-favourite WHITE COLLAR rounds out the red-hot January roster, with the Season 5 finale, Thursday, Jan. 30 at 10 p.m. ET.
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Below is a chronological listing of Bravo’s January programming. All programming is subject to change (all times ET; visit Bravo.ca to confirm local broadcast times).
BOSTON’S FINEST Season 2 – Premieres Jan. 13 at 9 p.m. ET
Produced by Donnie Wahlberg (BLUE BLOODS), BOSTON’S FINEST is a gripping, one-hour reality series following the real men and women of the Boston Police Department, encompassing multiple divisions including the Gang Unit. Featuring detectives, investigators, beat officers, and more, viewers get an up close and personal look at what it takes to patrol and secure one of America’s most distinctive cities.
MARSHAL LAW: TEXAS Season 1 – Premieres Jan. 13 at 10 p.m. ET
The new unscripted series MARSHAL LAW: TEXAS, follows the U.S. Marshal Service, a brave force of law enforcement officers, as they fearlessly track down and bring some of the most hardened fugitives to justice. The series centres on the elite Gulf Coast Violent Offenders and Fugitive Task Force, which includes U.S. Marshals working with personnel from the Houston Police Department, the Harris County Sheriff's Office, and other law-enforcement agencies. Produced with the cooperation of the U.S. Marshal Service, the series follows these dedicated officers as they track down extremely violent offenders, serve warrants, and go on the hunt for some of America's most wanted criminals.
19-2 – Bravo Original Series – Premieres Jan. 29 at 9 p.m. ET
Based on the award-winning Québec series of the same name, 19-2 is a richly-nuanced and character-driven drama surrounding the daily lives of two unwilling partners of the Montréal Police Department, Officers Nick Barron and Ben Chartier.
HOMELAND Season 2 – Premieres Jan. 29 at 10 p.m. ET
Months after the dramatic events that prompted Carrie (Claire Danes, TEMPLE GRANDIN) to undergo Electroconvulsive Therapy, the former CIA Case Officer has found a modicum of peace in her family’s suburban embrace. But the strides she’s made towards mental health are threatened when an asset from her former life comes in from the cold. Meanwhile, freshman Congressman Nick Brody (Damian Lewis, LIFE) discovers that Abu Nazir (Navid Negahban, Atlas Shrugged: Part I) may not be content with his nonviolent approach to affecting change in American foreign policy, and Dana (Morgan Saylor, Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant) lets slip a vital secret.
WHITE COLLAR Season 5 Finale – Jan. 30 at 10 p.m. ET
In the Season 5 finale, “Diamond Exchange”, Neal (Matt Bomer, Magic Mike) and Peter (Tim DeKay, CARNIVÀLE) race against a criminal mastermind to unearth an invaluable treasure hidden in New York.
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