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[03/12/18 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 12
Updates include: Nina Dobrev to lead "Fam" at CBS; Robin Tunney to star in ABC's "The Fix"; and Rachelle Lefevre set to topline FOX's "Infamy."

[01/09/18 - 09:01 AM]
Amazon Prime Original Series "Absentia," Starring and Executive Produced by Highly Acclaimed Actress Stana Katic, To Debut Exclusively on Prime Video on Friday, February 2
While hunting one of Boston's most notorious serial killers, FBI Agent Emily Byrne (Katic) disappears without a trace and is declared dead.

[11/15/17 - 06:02 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Adds "Absentia" to Its Original Dramatic Series Lineup
Starring and executive produced by Stana Katic, "Absentia" centers on FBI agent Emily Byrne (Katic).







ABSENTIA (AMAZON)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
2/2/18 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (10 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 2/2/18; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from Amazon's press release, January 2018) On Friday, February 2, Amazon will premiere all ten episodes of original dramatic series Absentia, starring and executive produced by Castle's Stana Katic, on Prime Video. This marks Katic's first leading television role since Castle, which she won a People's Choice Award for in 2016 for Favorite TV Crime Drama Actress. Absentia centers on FBI agent Emily Byrne (Katic). While hunting one of Boston's most notorious serial killers, Agent Byrne disappears without a trace and is declared dead. Six years later, Emily is found in a cabin in the woods, barely alive, and with no memory of the years she was missing. Returning home to learn her husband has remarried and her son is being raised by another woman, she soon finds herself implicated in a new series of murders. Absentia also stars Patrick Heusinger (Jack Reacher: Never Go Back) as Emily's husband and fellow FBI agent Nick who struggles with the guilt that he stopped looking for Emily, and his feelings for her that have resurfaced - especially now that he's married to another woman. Nick is now tasked with the unthinkable: having to bring Emily into custody as the prime suspect in a string of shocking new murders. Forced to prove her innocence, Emily goes on the run. But the closer Emily gets to answers, the more she puts herself and her family in danger. Can she prove her innocence before it is too late and discover the truth about her abduction? In addition to Katic and Heusinger, other cast members include Cara Theobold (Downton Abbey), Neil Jackson (Sleepy Hollow), Angel Bonanni (False Flag), Richard Brake (Game of Thrones), Ralph Ineson (Game of Thrones), Paul Freeman (The Dogs of War), Bruno Bichir (Narcos) and Patrick McAuley (The Conjuring 2).
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Angel Bonanni
· Bruno Bichir
· Cara Theobold
· Neil Jackson
· Patrick Heusinger as Nick
· Patrick McAuley
· Paul Freeman
· Ralph Ineson
· Richard Brake
· Stana Katic as Emily Byrne
CREW INFORMATION:
· Gaia Violo as CRTR/EP
· Julie Glucksman as EP
· Maria Feldman as EP
· Matt Cirulnick as CRTR/EP
· Oded Ruskin as EP
· Stana Katic as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Masha Productions
· Sony Pictures Television