CBC says goodbye to Republic of Doyle with explosive two-part finale

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From a media release:

It’s the last call for CBC’s homegrown P.I. drama REPUBLIC OF DOYLE as the series wraps its sixth and final season with a special two-hour, adrenaline-fuelled finale on Wednesday, December 10 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT).  The action-packed drama debuted on CBC in 2010 and has become a staple in the prime-time line-up, attracting a robust and engaged audience each week. The original Canadian production has gone on to be distributed in more than 98 countries and comes to a close following a successful sixth season run on CBC.

Set and filmed in St. John’s, Newfoundland, the series has single-handedly helped to stimulate the province’s television production industry and it is the largest original TV or film production ever mounted in Newfoundland and Labrador The popular program has become an overwhelming success, hosting top-tier talent with guest stars including Gordon Pinsent, Shannon Tweed, Paul Gross, Academy Award® winner Russell Crowe, Alan Doyle, Cathy Jones, Shaun Majumder and many more.

After a trying season, it’s the last call for the Doyle clan as their fate is determined in back-to-back episodes, in the two-hour finale. In “Judgement Day”, Jake’s murder charge is front and centre, while Leslie faces her own life-changing events with her job on the line. Des finds himself in the wrong place at the wrong time and Tinny is caught between her family and her job. And in the midst of everything,  the Doyles have 48 hours to solve a complicated case before their world changes forever.

In part two, “Last Call”, the battle for the Republic is on. Jake and Leslie fight for their lives as powerful enemies close ranks. The Doyles pull out every trick to protect their own and get help from an unexpected ally.  Everything comes down to the wire as they hunt for the evidence they need to clear Jake’s murder charge and secure freedom in the City of Legends.

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Prior to becoming a television critic and partner at TV, Eh?, Greg David was a critic for TV Guide Canada, the country's most trusted source for TV news. He has interviewed television actors, actresses and behind-the-scenes folks from countless programs. Survivor winners, Donald Trump, Jerry Bruckheimer ... he has interviewed (literally) hundreds of TV people over the course of his career. He is a past member of the Television Critics Association.
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