From a media release:
HUGH DILLON RETURNS FOR AN EXPLOSIVE THIRD AND FINAL SEASON OF THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED CANADIAN ORIGINAL DRAMA, DURHAM COUNTY
- New six-part season of The Movie Network and Movie Central original series premieres Monday, October 25 at 10 p.m. ET/MT on HBO Canada
- Sampling opportunities begin on October 12
Dangerous relationships, family tragedies, a new murder investigation and the haunting side effects of war all begin Monday, October 25 at 10 p.m. ET/MT, when HBO Canada, a multiplex channel of Astral’s The Movie Network (Eastern Canada) and Corus Entertainment’s Movie Central (Western Canada), presents the third and final season of Durham County, the Gemini nominated one-hour Canadian drama series that explores the secrets buried deep within suburbia.
Starring Hugh Dillon as the tormented Mike Sweeney, now Superintendent of the Durham police precinct, Season 3 of Durham County picks up as Mike’s home life is blossoming: his wife Audrey (HÃƒÂ©lÃƒÂ¨ne Joy) is expecting a baby and his daughter Sadie (Laurence Leboeuf) is about to graduate from the police academy. Alongside new detective and ex-soldier Ivan Sujic (new cast member Michael Nardone), Mike is on the task force investigating the gruesome murders of two young brothers who were accused of being drug runners along the 401 highway corridor.
As the case deepens, Mike’s life begins to spiral out of control as he suspects that Ivan is hiding something about the mysterious disappearance of his wife Katya. At the same time, Sadie’s role in an undercover operation and her contact with a known drug dealer has put her in grave danger. Meanwhile,a sudden tragedy occurs that may tear Mike’s family apart forever. Durham County also stars Greyston Holt as Ray Prager Jr., Krista Bridges as Sabina Leung, Andreas Aspergis as Miro Cercu, Cicely Austin as Maddie Sweeney and BÃƒÂ©nÃƒÂ©dicte DÃƒÂ©cary as Eva Arcady.
Durham County is a Canadian original production from Astral’s The Movie Network and Corus Entertainment’s Movie Central, developed and produced by Muse Entertainment Enterprises Inc. and Back Alley Film Productions Ltd. The series is produced with participation from the Canada Media Fund, and is distributed internationally by ITV Global Entertainment Media. Durham County was created by Laurie Finstad Knizhnik, and Adrienne Mitchell and Janis Lundman of Back Alley Film Productions Ltd, and is executive produced by Knizhnik, Lundman and Mitchell, and Michael Prupas of Muse Entertainment Enterprises Inc.
In addition to being the winner of five Gemini Awards in 2008, and two recent Directors Guild of Canada awards, Durham County is nominated for seven Gemini Awards this year including Best Dramatic Series, Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role (HÃƒÂ©lÃƒÂ¨ne Joy) and Best Direction in a Dramatic Series (Adrienne Mitchell). The 25th Annual Gemini Awards are scheduled to be presented on Saturday, November 13 in Toronto, Ontario.
SNEAK PREVIEW OPPORTUNITIES
The Movie Network and Movie Central will offer subscribers and non-subscribers a chance to sample the premiere episode of Season 3 beginning Tuesday, October 12 via the following online and on demand platforms:
- Free of charge online at www.hbocanada.com
- In Eastern Canada on The Movie Network OnDemand and available free of charge to Rogers customers through Rogers On Demand and Rogers On Demand Online
- On Movie Central On Demand and video on demand services of participating broadcast partners in Western Canada.
- Via HBO Canada OnLine with Rogers, Bell TV and Videotron