Reunion Pictures is excited to announce
the network debut of “Continuum”.
The pilot of this sci-fi police drama starring Rachel Nichols and Victor Webster premiered Sunday May 27, 2012 on Shaw Media’s Showcase channel.
TV Weekly had this to say about the series:Easily one of the best Canadian-made series in recent memory, Continuum walks a fine line between police drama and sci-fi while managing to hit the mark in both genres.
Monday May 28, 2012
Continuum Crushes The Competition
1.7 million Canadians tuned into the series on Sunday
TORONTO, May 28, 2012 The numbers are in and the future looks bright for Continuum. The wildly anticipated debut of the Showcase original series smashed the competition, reaching 1.7 million* Canadians throughout its two airings on Sunday night. The premiere episode garnered a viewership** of 900,000 (2+) and 427,000 (A25-54) in its 9 pm timeslot, becoming the highest single episode ever on Showcase.
The massive premiere was the highest ranked show of the night across all of Canadian commercial television for Adults 25-54, Men 25-54, and Adults 18-49. With this record, Continuum claims the top spot as the #1 scripted specialty drama episode for this broadcast year across multiple demos.
Continuum is a futuristic police drama starring Rachel Nichols (Criminal Minds, Alia) as Kiera Cameron, a cop from the future who finds herself trapped in present day Vancouver. When a group of fanatical terrorists escapes their planned execution in the year 2077, they vault back in time to 2012 sweeping dedicated City Protective Services officer, Kiera, along with them. With unexpected assistance from teen tech genius Alec Sadler (Erik Knudsen; Jericho, Scream 4) Kiera concentrates on bringing down the terrorists before they can change the course of history forever. Desperate to get back to her husband and son, Kiera impersonates a local law enforcement officer to expedite her investigation, forming an uneasy alliance with her new partner, detective Carlos Fonnegra (Victor Webster; Castle, Melrose Place).
Filmed on location in Vancouver, Continuum is developed and produced by Reunion Pictures in association with Shaw Media.
So, Tune-in and Enjoy!
Reunion Pictures develops, finances and produces high quality television, film and transmedia programming.
The principals in the company – Matthew O’Connor, Lisa Richardson and Tom Rowe have worked together over many years and produced a wide variety of theatrical movies, television movies, mini-series and series. In the past few years they have been particularly active in the fantasy, science fiction and horror genres. They’ve worked all over the world and in 2007 set up Reunion Asia to produce films and television in China. To date, 4 have been completed and several more are slated over the next two years.
Two recent mini-series, Tin Man (9 Emmy nominations) and Alice (2 Emmy Nominations) are the two most watched original mini-series ever on the SyFy Network. Over the years there have been many more Emmy nods as well as Golden Globes, Genies, Geminis, Saturns and the George Foster Peabody Award for Excellence in Television.
Reunion is a well respected co-production partner and offers an array of business, legal and administrative services.