From a media release:
Global announced today the first wave of premiere dates for its 2019 summer schedule. Featuring a fresh lineup combining standout original series, a newly acquired Royal special, two new dramas, and returning fan favourites, Globalâ€™s schedule is packed with thrilling mystery, provocative storytelling, and comedic relief.
Â Headlining the new summer lineup are two of Globalâ€™s highly anticipated returning original series. Following two successful seasons which received great critic acclaim across North America, the third and final chapter of 2019 Canadian Screen Award-winning dramaÂ Mary Kills PeopleÂ kicks off the summer schedule beginningÂ Sunday, May 12Â atÂ 8 p.m. ET/PT.Â From Entertainment One (eOne) and Cameron Pictures, Season 3Â picks up five months after last seasonâ€™s shocking finaleÂ that leftÂ the fate of DetectiveÂ Ben Wesley (Jay Ryan) up in the air.Â Dr. Mary Harris (Caroline Dhavernas), along with her partner Desmond â€œDesâ€ Bennett (Richard Short), return to face the complications of runningÂ their newly established â€œdeath retreatâ€. In anticipation of the final chapter, viewers can watch the first and second season ofÂ Mary Kills PeopleÂ onÂ GlobalTV.comÂ orÂ Global GOÂ (available for Apple TV, Google Chromecast, and Amazon Fire TV).
Then, Shade and Angie are back on the case as last summerâ€™s #1 Canadian scripted seriesÂ Private Eyes, which grew its audience year-over-year (19% for A25-54 and 25% for 2+)Â returns with 12 new episodes beginningÂ Wednesday, May 29Â atÂ 9 p.m. ET/PT.Â Following the shocking arrest ofÂ wisecracking PI Angie Everett (Cindy Sampson), Season 3 begins with her behind barsÂ where she meets an intimidating inmate played by guest star, Canadian icon Jann Arden. The new season also welcomes notable guest stars includingÂ Big Brother CanadaÂ host Arisa Cox, award-winning actor Gordon Pinsent, and William Shatner, who reprises his role as rival PI Norm Glinski.Â Returning for Season 3 are familiar faces including Samantha Wanas Zoe, Ennis Esmer as Detective Mazhari, Jordyn Negri as Jules, Barry Flatman as Don, and joining the cast Ruth Goodwin asÂ OfficerÂ Danica Powers.
This summer Global also brings its Royal fansÂ Meghan and Harry Plus One, a one-hour special airingÂ Friday, May 17Â atÂ 8 p.m. ET/PT. Hosted byÂ CBSÂ This MorningÂ Co-Host Gayle King,Â Meghan and Harry Plus OneÂ looks at the changes in the life of American-born Meghan Markle since marrying Prince Harry, and the arrival of the coupleâ€™s royal heir who will be the first British-American child to be in line for the throne. Plus, the special will go behind the headlines and the rumors, and includes interviews with royal insiders and Meghanâ€™s friends to learn how the couple has adapted to their new lives together and how they have navigated the positive and negative aspects that come with being royal.Â Â Â Â
Also new to Globalâ€™s schedule is action-adventure seriesÂ Blood & Treasure,Â premiering with a special two-hour episodeÂ Tuesday, May 21Â atÂ 9 p.m. ET/PT. Moving to its regular time slot atÂ 10 p.m. ET/PTÂ beginningÂ Tuesday, May 28, the serialized, globe-trotting drama stars Matt Barr (Sleepy Hollow) and Sofia Pernas (The Brave) as a brilliant antiquities expert and a cunning art thief, respectively, who team up to catch a ruthless terrorist who funds his attacks through stolen treasure. Mystery and suspense continue this summer on Global with new seriesÂ The InbetweenÂ airingÂ WednesdaysÂ atÂ 10 p.m. ET/PTÂ beginningÂ May 29. The character-driven drama follows Cassie Bedford (Harriet Dyer,Â Love Child), who was born with a rare ability to see and communicate with the dead and now helps detectives solve murder cases.
Rounding out the schedule are Globalâ€™s returning hits including the seventh and final season of the modern day Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson drama,Â Elementary,Â whichÂ begins its farewell seasonÂ Thursday, May 23Â atÂ 10 p.m. ET/PT.Â Meanwhile Season 2 ofÂ InstinctÂ starring Alan Cumming and Bojana Novakovic returnsÂ Sunday, June 16Â atÂ 9 p.m. ET/PT, and then summerâ€™s favourite gameshowÂ The WallÂ hits new heights with Season 3 in a special two hour premiereÂ Thursday, June 20Â atÂ 8 p.m. ET/PT.Â Â
Series Production Credits:
Mary Kills People is produced by eOne and Cameron Pictures Inc., in association with Corus Entertainment, and with the financial participation of the Canada Media Fund, the Ontario Film and Television Tax Credit, and the Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit. The series is executive produced by Tassie Cameron (Ten Days in The Valley,Â Rookie Blue), Amy Cameron (The Book of Negroes), Marsha Greene (Ten Days in the Valley,Â Private Eyes), Jocelyn Hamilton (Private Eyes), Tecca Crosby (Private Eyes), and Caroline Dhavernas (Hannibal).
Â Private EyesÂ 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 IPF’s Cogeco TV Production Program. Season 3 is executive produced by Jocelyn Hamilton and Tecca Crosby for eOne, Shawn Piller and Lloyd Segan for Piller/Segan, Jason Priestley, James Thorpe, Alan Mccullough, James Thorpe, Alexandra Zarowny, Derek Schreyer and Tassie Cameron.Â
Â Meghan and Harry Plus OneÂ is produced by the team at 48 HOURS and is executive produced by Judy Tygard and Patti Aronofsky.Â Blood & TreasureÂ is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Propagate Content. Matthew Federman, Stephen Scaia, Taylor Elmore, Ben Silverman, Marc Webb, Mark Vlasic, Howard T. Owens and Michael Dinner serve as executive producers.Â ElementaryÂ is executive produced by Rob Doherty, Carl Beverly, Sarah Timberman, Jason Tracey, Robert Hewitt Wolfe and Robert Goodman for CBS Television Studios.Â InstinctÂ is produced by CBS Television Studios, Michael Rauch, Marc Webb, Alex Kurtzman and Heather Kadin (Secret Hideout), James Patterson, Bill Robinson, Leopoldo Gout and Alan Cumming serve as executive producers.Â Meghan and Harry Plus One,Â Blood & Treasure,Â Elementary, andÂ InstinctÂ are all distributed internationally by CBS Studios International.
The InbetweenÂ is produced by Universal Television, NBCU International Television Studio and Heyday Television.Â Moira Kirland, David Heyman, Nancy Cotton, Matthew Gross executive produce. Charlotte Sieling executive produced and directed the pilot. While â€œThe Wallâ€ is a collaboration between Glassman Media and SpringHill.
The WallÂ was developed by Glassman Media in conjunction with CORE Media and produced in association with Universal Television Alternative Studio. LeBron James, Chris Hardwick, Maverick Carter and Andrew Glassman executive produce.