Are you a Jason Priestley fan? Today, ION announced the Canadian TV show Private Eyes will premiere in the United States next month.
The drama stars Priestley as Matt Shade, an ex-pro hockey player who irrevocably changes his life when he decides to team up with fierce P.I. Angie Everett (Cindy Sampson) to form an unlikely investigative powerhouse.
Private Eyes is coming to ION on February 11th at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
Read more below:
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 22, 2018 — ION Television today announced the premiere date for its all-new original series starring Jason Priestley. “Private Eyes” will make its network debut Sunday, February 11, starting at 9/8c PM. The 10-episode season from Entertainment One (eOne) will air each Sunday night with back-to-back new episodes. ION will also air encore runs on Tuesdays beginning at 11/10c PM.
ION Television is the exclusive U.S. television home for current and future seasons of the drama series – the latest in a string of successful originals to join the network from eOne, including “Saving Hope” and “The Listener.” The series also joins ION’s top 10-rated lineup of acclaimed programming, including “Criminal Minds,” “Law & Order: SVU,” “Blue Bloods,” “NCIS: Los Angeles” and “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.”
ION Television will support the series launch with a nationwide on-air, print and digital advertising campaign. The network will also promote “Private Eyes” through a consumer sweepstakes on iontelevision.com beginning January 29 leading up to the night of the premiere.
“Private Eyes” follows the story of ex-pro hockey player Matt Shade (Priestley), who irrevocably changes his life when he decides to team up with fierce P.I. Angie Everett (Cindy Sampson) to form an unlikely investigative powerhouse. Through their new partnership, Shade is forced to examine who he has become and who he wants to be while investigating high-stakes crimes.
Created by Shelley Eriksen and Tim Kilby, “Private Eyes” is produced by eOne in association with Corus Entertainment, with the participation of the Canada Media Fund, the Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit, the Ontario Film and Television Tax Credit and COGECO Program Development Fund. The series is executive produced by John Morayniss and Tecca Crosby for eOne, Shawn Piller and Lloyd Segan for Piller/Segan, Jason Priestley, Alan McCullough, James Thorpe and Tassie Cameron. McCullough and Piller are also showrunners.”
What do you think? Are you a fan of detective dramas? Will you watch Private Eyes?