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[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)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/1/17 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (13 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 4/15/17; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from CBS's press release, December 2016) CBS today announced several winter and spring scheduling moves, including the series premieres of RANSOM, TRAINING DAY and DOUBT. The Network will begin rolling out its new scripted programming on New Year's Day with the launch of RANSOM, a crime drama about a world-renowned crisis and hostage negotiator whose team is brought in to resolve the most difficult kidnap and ransom cases. RANSOM debuts on Sunday, Jan. 1 after a football doubleheader, and moves to its regular Saturday time period (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on Jan. 7. Luke Roberts, Sarah Greene, Brandon Jay McLaren and Nazneen Contractor star.
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