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[01/07/19 - 09:29 AM]
Ovation Sets Premiere Dates for "Murdoch Mysteries" and "Frankie Drake Mysteries"
Formerly known as "The Artful Detective" on Ovation, the arts network will now air the mystery series under its original, international title "Murdoch Mysteries."

[10/11/18 - 11:11 AM]
Kew Media Distribution's "Frankie Drake Mysteries" Acquired by Ovation in U.S. as New Second Season Launches
Set in 1920s Toronto, the series follows the city's only female private detectives as they take on the cases the police don't want to touch.







FRANKIE DRAKE MYSTERIES (OVATION)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/15/19 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (10 episodes)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its second season on 8/24/19; has yet to be renewed for a third season
DESCRIPTION:
(from Ovation TV's press release, January 2019) Frankie Drake Mysteries is set in stylish 1920s Toronto and follows the female-only agency Drake Private Detectives, led by the eponymous Frankie Drake (Lauren Lee Smith) and her partner Trudy Clarke (Chantel Riley). Incorporating a brand of justice that doesn't always follow the law, Frankie and Trudy investigate mysteries and crimes that either the police refuse to take on, or that their clients cannot take to the police at all.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Chantel Riley as Trudy Clarke
· Lauren Lee Smith as Frankie Drake
· Rebecca Liddiard as Mary Shaw
· Sharron Matthews as Flo Chakowitz
CREW INFORMATION:
· Carol Hay as CRTR/EP
· Christina Jennings as EP
· Michelle Ricci as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Shaftesbury Films