NBCUniversal International Networks’ general entertainment brand – has acquired exclusive television rights to new police procedural The Detail, from Entertainment One (eOne), in Africa. The 10-episode series will premiere on Tuesday, June 5th at 8pm exclusively on Universal TV (DStv 117).
Starring Angela Griffin (Coronation Street, Holby City, Waterloo Road), Shenae Grimes-Beech (90210, Degrassi: The Next Generation) and Wendy Crewson (Revenge, 24, Room), The Detail follows three fiercely talented, female homicide investigators who work tirelessly to solve crimes while navigating the complicated demands of their personal lives.
Detective Stevie Hall (Griffin) is a sharp, quick-witted interrogator – even while balancing the demands of work and her complicated family life – who mentors street smart Detective Jacqueline ‘Jack’ Cooper (Grimes-Beech). Jack is a street smart Detective, with keen investigative skills, but a messy personal life. Joining them is Staff Inspector Fiona Currie (Crewson), the homicide unit’s formidable boss, who works overtime to secure justice, no matter what the cost.
“At Universal we love great characters and believe they are central to compelling entertainment,” commented Lee Raftery, MD UK & Emerging Markets and Chief Marketing & Content Officer NBCUniversal International. “We’re excited for our viewers to get to know the three strong, female lead detectives from The Detail as they navigate the demands of their jobs while balancing the responsibilities of family life.”
The Detail is produced by Ilana Frank of ICF Films with eOne in association with CTV.
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