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[07/16/18 - 07:02 AM]
Global Renews eOne's High Stakes Drama "Ransom" for Third Season Set to Premiere in 2019
The 13-epsiode series will shoot in Budapest, Hungary, beginning in October 2018 and premiere next year on Global in Canada and CBS in the U.S.

[03/09/18 - 09:59 AM]
The Second Season of Suspense Drama "Ransom" Premieres Saturday, April 7 on CBS
Luke Roberts, Sarah Greene, Brandon Jay McLaren and Nazneen Contractor return for the show's sophomore run.

[10/10/17 - 10:01 AM]
CBS Renews Drama Series "Ransom" for Season Two
The 13-episode order will be filmed in Hungary for broadcast next year.

[05/17/17 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 17
Updates include: CBS to keep "Ransom" under consideration for a second season; Bobby Moynihan to exit "Saturday Night Live"; and Dennis Quaid to play George W. Bush in FX's "Katrina: American Crime Story."

[03/27/17 - 10:00 AM]
CBS Announces Season Finale Airdates
Said dates run from Friday, April 14 for "MacGyver" through Thursday, June 1 for "The Amazing Race."

[03/10/17 - 05:48 PM]
"The Amazing Race" Will Now Premiere in Its New Time Period Thursday, March 30
The new season will replace freshman drama "Training Day," which moves to Saturday nights beginning April 8.

[12/13/16 - 11:55 AM]
Video: First Look at New Drama Series "Ransom"
Top crisis and hostage negotiator Eric Beaumont uses his insight into human behavior to resolve the most difficult kidnap and ransom cases, and save lives.

[11/30/16 - 10:01 AM]
CBS Announces Winter and Spring Scheduling Plans for 2016-2017
Highlights include the premieres of "Ransom," "Training Day" and "Doubt."

[07/07/16 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 7
Updates include: Colin Cunningham cast in Syfy's "Blood Drive"; Lance Gross, Jessica Camacho out of FOX's "Sleepy Hollow"; and Nazneen Contractor boards "Ransom" at CBS.

[06/06/16 - 07:00 AM]
CBS Joins TF1 and Global for 13 Episodes of Entertainment One's "Ransom"
"Ransom" follows crisis and hostage negotiator Eric Beaumont (Luke Roberts), whose team is brought in to save lives when no one else can.







RANSOM (CBS)
Returns in TBA 2019 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/1/17 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2018/2019 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
3 (13 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2018-19 season (the show's third of 13 episodes) on 7/16/18
DESCRIPTION:
(from Global Television's press release, July 2018) Today Global announced a fourth renewal to its slate of Canadian content for the 2019 broadcast year, as suspense drama Ransom has been greenlit for Season 3. From global studio Entertainment One (eOne), Big Light Productions, Sienna Films and Korda Studios, the 13-epsiode series will shoot in Budapest, Hungary, beginning in October 2018 and premiere next year on Global in Canada and CBS in the U.S. This announcement comes on the heels of Global's recent renewals for Mary Kills People, Private Eyes, and Big Brother Canada. "Continuing Global's dedication to deliver compelling and powerful original content, we are pleased to renew this intense drama for another season," said Lisa Godfrey, Vice President of Original Content, Corus Entertainment. "Teaming up once again with our broadcast and production partners, we are excited to see what type of high stakes situations the crisis resolution team will be up against next season." "We are really excited to see Ransom enter a third season going from strength to strength," said Co-creator and Executive Producer, Frank Spotnitz. "This show is a true international creative collaboration. We are blessed with a talented cast and honored to have a growing and faithful audience." "It is thrilling for us to continue the heart-stopping and adrenaline-driven action of Ransom with its fantastic cast, crew, writers, and our production partners," said Jocelyn Hamilton, eOne's President - Canada, Television. "Ransom has found fans across North America and the around the world as viewers tune-in to see the crisis resolution team tackle situations in all parts of the globe." With principal cast returning including Luke Roberts, Nazneen Contractor, Brandon Jay McLaren, and Karen LeBlanc, Season 3 of Ransom follows the world of international crisis and hostage negotiating with Eric Beaumont (Roberts) and his elite team as they save lives when no one else can. Eric understands criminals better than they understand themselves and uses his insight into human behaviour to resolve the most difficult kidnap and ransom cases.
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