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About Premium Content’s new procedural drama The Murders has been acquired by NBCUniversal International Networks (NBCUIN) for viewers in Europe and Africa.

themurders 11Feb2019Set in Vancouver, The Murders is a dynamic crime series following the determined, yet fallible, rookie homicide detective Kate Jameson, played by Jessica Lucas (Gotham). When she makes a critical error on the job, one that has fatal consequences, she becomes driven not only from a need to measure up to her father, a highly decorated detective killed in the line of duty, but to rectify her own costly mistake. In a contemporary city, fuelled by technology, each case is explored through the lens of the five senses, revealing the key part they play for both the criminals and the police officers in a digital era.

The eight one-hour episodes will premiere from mid-2019 in the UK and Africa on Universal TV, and on 13th Street in France, Spain Germany and Poland.

A Muse Entertainment original series in association with CityTV, a division of Rogers Media, created by Damon Vignale (Motive, Blackstone) who is also showrunner and an executive producer alongside Jesse Prupas, Michael Prupas, Shawn Williamson, Jamie Goehring and Jessica Lucas. Arielle Boisvert is a producer. APC is overseeing international sales.

“The Murders’ compelling themes and creative storytelling makes it an ideal fit for our international channel brands,” commented Steve Patscheck, EVP global programming, NBCUniversal International Networks. “A gritty, character-driven crime drama, this series is yet another example of our commitment to curating high-quality shows for our suite of channel brands. We look forward to sharing this fast-paced series with audiences in Europe and Africa.”