Durham County season 2 starts July 13

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Same Town. Darker Secrets. Durham County Returns for a Second Season on Movie Central and The Movie Network

  • Starring Hugh Dillon, Hélène Joy, Laurence Leboeuf, Greyston Holt and new to season two Michelle Forbes
  • Premieres Monday, July 13 at 8 p.m. PT/ 9 p.m. ET

Corus Entertainment’s Movie Central (Western Canada) and Astral Media’s The Movie Network (Eastern Canada) visit Durham County for a second season. Winner of five Canadian Gemini Awards, two Directors Guild of Canada awards and the CFTPA Indie Award for Best Series, the cinematic, unflinching and darkly sophisticated series is back with more betrayal and terrifying secrets from the bleak landscape of suburban life. The six-part new season premieres Monday, July 13, 2009 at 8 p.m. PT on Movie Central and 9 p.m. ET on The Movie Network.

In Season 2, Detective Mike Sweeney (Hugh Dillon, Flashpoint) is on a career high after capturing serial killer Ray Prager. Unfortunately, his personal life is coming apart at the seams as his wife pleads for a divorce and his daughter struggles to come to terms with the anguish left behind by a killer. While investigating a new murder, Sweeney meets forensic psychiatrist
Dr. Pen Verrity (Michelle Forbes, True Blood; In Treatment) who soon infiltrates his life and his family finding himself caught in a game of cat and mouse.

Durham County (Season 2) also stars Hélène Joy (M.V.P, Murdoch Mysteries) in her Gemini-winning role as Audrey Sweeney; Laurence Leboeuf (Being Erica, Ma fille, mon ange) as Mike’s daughter Sadie Sweeney; Greyston Holt (Smallville, Slap Shot 3: The Junior League) as Ray Prager Jr.; Patrick Labbé (Les Boys) as Tom Bykovski; Michael Dopud (Battlestar Galactica) as Glenn Stuckey; and Romano Orzari (Punisher: War Zone) as Ray Pager.

The series is written by Laurie Finstad Knizhnik (Bliss, Cold Squad), directed by Adrienne Mitchell (Bliss, Drop The Beat), Alain Desrochers (La Bouteille, Nitro), and Rachel Talalay (Ally McBeal, Without a Trace). Durham County is executive produced by Janis Lundman and Adrienne Mitchell of Back Alley Film Productions who co-created the series with Knizhnik and is also executive produced by Michael Prupas (This is Wonderland, Human Trafficking, Wind in the Willows) of Muse Entertainment Enterprises.

The first season of Durham County will be available on Movie Central On Demand and The Movie Network OnDemand starting July 1. The first episode of the Durham County Season 2 will be available for a free online preview in Western Canada at www.moviecentral.ca/video starting July 1.


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