From a media release:
GET READY TO CROSS THE LINE
- THE MOVIE NETWORK AND MOVIE CENTRAL PREMIERE NEW PAY-TV ORIGINAL SERIES
Renowned playwright George F. Walker and his creative partner Dani Romain take viewers into a complex, unpredictable world where the lives of cops, criminals and the innocent collide and spiral out of control in The Line, a new Canadian drama series from Astral Media’s The Movie Network (eastern Canada) and Corus Entertainment’s Movie Central (western Canada). The 15-part Canadian original series (previously known as The Weight) debuts on Monday, March 16 at 10 p.m. ET on The Movie Network and 9 p.m. PT on Movie Central.
Shot entirely on location in Toronto and Scarborough, Ontario, The Line follows two morally ambiguous cops, Max (Ron White) and Donny (Daniel Kash), who take matters into their own hands in an attempt to clean up their neighbourhoods. Having lost interest in conventional police work, Max now opts to implement his own method of dealing with the criminals he pursues, while having an affair with burned out legal aid lawyer Jayne (Sharon Lawrence) who has her ailing father Patrick (Ed Asner) to deal with. Donny treats his job as more of a hobby and prefers to bide his time with drinking and prostitutes and soon gets involved with Carol (Linda Hamilton), a charming grifter from his past.
Continue reading The Line debuts March 16