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RANSOM
Air Date: Saturday, April 07, 2018
Time Slot: 8:00 PM-9:00 PM EST on CBS
Episode Title: (#RAN201) "Three Wishes"
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THE SECOND SEASON OF SUSPENSE DRAMA "RANSOM" PREMIERES SATURDAY, APRIL 7 ON CBS

HOSTAGE NEGOTIATOR ERIC BEAUMONT MUST NEGOTIATE WITH HIS LONGTIME ADVERSARY, DAMIEN DELAINE, IN ORDER TO SAVE HIS DAUGHTER'S LIFE

Episode Written by Executive Producer and Co-Creator Frank Spotnitz

Luke Roberts, Sarah Greene, Brandon Jay McLaren and Nazneen Contractor Star

"Three Wishes" - When Eric's daughter is kidnapped, he must fulfill three ransom demands from his long-time adversary, Damien Delaine (Carlo Rota)
, which include answering a series of emotionally challenging questions and performing ethically questionable tasks, in order to save what matters to him most - his daughter's life - on the second season premiere of RANSOM, Saturday, April 7 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

RANSOM stars Luke Roberts as expert hostage negotiator Eric Beaumont, whose team is brought in to save lives when no one else can. Sarah Greene, Brandon Jay McLaren and Nazneen Contractor also star.

The series is inspired by the professional experiences of distinguished crisis negotiator Laurent Combalbert, who, along with his partner, Marwan Mery, are among the top negotiators in the world. This season's episodes were filmed in Hungary and Toronto.

REGULAR CAST:

Luke Roberts (Eric Beaumont)
Sarah Greene (Maxine Carlson)
Brandon Jay McLaren (Oliver Yates)
Nazneen Contractor (Zara Hallam)

RECURRING CAST:

Emma De Caunes (Nathalie Denard)
Morgan Kohan (Evie Beaumont)
Carlo Rota (Damian Delaine)

GUEST CAST:

Tam�s Podlovics (Police Captain)
Hans Peterson (SWAT Officer)
Robert B. Kennedy (Armin Farber)
Zal�n Sz�nt� (Tad Farber)
Wayne Brett (Orderly)
Elinor Crawley (Victoria Locke)
Diana Dimitrovici (Secretary)
Mikhail Safronov (Victor Volynets)
�kos Szalai (Bodyguard #1)
Lajos Jarabek (Bodyguard #2)

WRITTEN BY: Executive Producer Frank Spotnitz

DIRECTED BY: James Genn

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RANSOM (CBS)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/1/17 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (spring 2018)
TIME SLOT:
saturdays from 8:00 PM-9:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (13 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from CBS's press release, October 2017) CBS today announced that the drama series RANSOM has been renewed for a second season. The 13-episode order will be filmed in Hungary for broadcast next year. Additional details will be announced at a later date. RANSOM stars Luke Roberts as expert hostage negotiator Eric Beaumont whose team is brought in to save lives when no one else can. Sarah Greene, Brandon Jay McLaren and Nazneen Contractor also star. The series is inspired by the professional experiences of distinguished crisis negotiator Laurent Combalbert, who, along with his partner, Marwan Mery, are among the top negotiators in the world.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Brandon Jay McLaren as Oliver Yates
· Luke Roberts as Eric Beaumont
· Nazneen Contractor as Zara Hallam
· Sarah Greene as Maxine Carlson
CREW INFORMATION:
· David Vainola as CRTR
· Frank Spotnitz as CRTR/EP
· Jennifer Kawaja as EP
· Julia Sereny as EP
· Odile McDonald as EP
· Valerie Pechels as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Big Light Productions
· Entertainment One Television
· Sienna Films
· Wildcats Productions