Tuesdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CTV beginning June 25
Last summer’s #1 Canadian drama SAVING HOPE returns for a compelling second season with former Chief of Surgery, Dr. Charlie Harris (Michael Shanks, STARGATE SG-1) awake from his coma and reunited with his fiancée Dr. Alex Reid (Erica Durance, SMALLVILLE). This season, Alex and the other doctors of Hope Zion Hospital – including Alex’s ex-boyfriend, Dr. Joel Goran (Daniel Gillies, VAMPIRE DIARIES) – continue to handle gripping medical cases full of twists and turns, while Charlie struggles with a secret that could jeopardize his career and his relationship with Alex: he can still see and communicate with ghosts. Gemini-nominated actor Jason Priestley (CALL ME FITZ) and Gregory Smith (ROOKIE BLUE) are each set to direct an episode this season, joining directors David Wellington (THE ELEVENTH HOUR, WOULD BE KINGS, ROOKIE BLUE) Ken Girotti (BOMB GIRLS), John Fawcett (ORPHAN BLACK), and Jeff Woolnough (Jack). Plus, Gemini Award-winning actress Erin Karpluk (BEING ERICA) joins SAVING HOPE for a recurring guest starring role this season, playing a single mother and one of Dr. Joel Goran’s (Daniel Gillies) patients.
Photos include Erica Durance and Michael Shanks. Beware of spoilers!
Saving Hope is in production between March 18 - September 30 2013
When tragedy strikes Chief of Surgery Charlie Harris, his fiancée and fellow surgeon, Alex, races to save his life. Now in a coma, the doctor wanders the halls of the hospital in “spirit”form, watching while Alex and the rest of the staff fight to keep their patients and hope alive. Stars Erica Durance (“Smallville”), Michael Shanks (“Stargate”) and Daniel Gillies (“The Vampire Diaries”). From the creative team behind the hit summer series “Rookie Blue,” it achieved the highest ratings of any 2012 primetime summer premiere. Contains two unaired episodes not shown on NBC.
There is no word yet which featurettes will be included (if any) and if season one will be also released on blu-ray.
Toronto, ON (November 16, 2012) – CTV announced today it has upped the ante on its second season order for its hit Canadian drama series, SAVING HOPE, to even more episodes. The broadcaster has ordered an additional five hours from ICF Films/Entertainment One (eOne), bringing its second season commitment to 18 episodes in total. The most-watched drama series on Canadian television this summer, SAVING HOPE reigns as the most-watched Canadian drama of the 2011-12 broadcast year, with an impressive Season 1 average of 1.7 million viewers each week.
Michael Shanks, Erica Durance & Daniel Gillies at MIPCOM in Cannes, France
MIPCOM 2012 Red Carpet: Daniel Gillies, Erica Durance, Michael Shanks
Daniel Gillies, Erica Durance & Michael Shanks at MIPCOM in Cannes, France
PARIS, Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — MIPCOM 2012 is preparing to welcome a galaxy of internationally-recognised actors, directors, writers, producers and show business personalities, many of whom will grace the red carpet at MIPCOM’s Opening Night Party. Organised by Reed MIDEM, MIPCOM will take place in Cannes, 8-11 October.
Entertainment One is heading to the French Riviera to launch the all-new original action series, Primeval: New World, as well as the drama series, Saving Hope. Primeval’s Niall Matter (Eureka, 90210, Watchmen), Danny Rahim (East Enders), Sara Canning (The Vampire Diaries, Supernatural), and Saving Hope’s Erica Durance (Smallville), Michael Shanks (Stargate: Atlantis) and Daniel Gillies (The Vampire Diaries, Spider-Man 2), will attend MIPCOM.