Sex & Violence (TV series)

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Sex & Violence
Genre Drama
Created by Thom Fitzgerald
Starring Jennie Raymond
Jackie Torrens
Olympia Dukakis
Kerry Fox
Country of origin Canada
Original language(s) English
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 6
Executive producer(s) Olympia Dukakis
Brad Danks
Producer(s) Doug Pettigrew
Location(s) Nova Scotia, Canada
Cinematography Jason Levangie
Production company(s) eMotion Pictures
Original channel OUTtv
Original run 17 November 2013 (2013-11-17) – present (present)

Sex & Violence is a television series that first aired on 17 November 2013 on OUTtv in Canada.[1] The series stars Jennie Raymond as a police constable, Olympia Dukakis as a victim advocate, Jackie Torrens as a social worker and Kerry Fox as a therapist.[2] The original six part show, focused on domestic violence, became the highest rated original drama in OUTtv's history and the channel announced its renewal on 8 May 2014.[3]

Cast and characters[edit]

  • Jennie Raymond as Constable Maria Roach
  • Jackie Torrens as Drucie MacKay
  • Olympia Dukakis as Alex Mandalakis
  • Kerry Fox as Brenda Shaw
  • Michael McPhee as Constable Doug Downey
  • Rob Joseph Leonard as Manuela Falcón, sister of Javier
  • Jeremy Akerman as Judge Seamus MacDonald
  • Pasha Ebrahimi as Dr. Padraig O'Carroll
  • Candy Palmater as Louella
  • Naomi-Joy Blackhall-Butler as Marjorie Mbelu
  • Andria Wilson as Ginger Kim


The series is filmed in Nova Scotia, Canada.[4] Thom Fitzgerald wrote and directed the original series, which also features Jeremy Akerman, Naomi-Joy Blackhall-Butler, Pasha Ebrahimi, Michael McPhee, Glen Matthews, Lisa-Rose Snow, Candy Palmater and Rob Joseph Leonard.[5]

Episode list[edit]

Episode # Title Directed by Written by Original airdate
1 "Social Work" Thom Fitzgerald Thom Fitzgerald 17 November 2013 (2013-11-17)
Victim Advocate Alex Mandalakis tries to keep an axe attack victim safe in a women's shelter. Social worker Drucie MacKay finds a foster home for two troubled children with gay couple Stephen and Steven. Stars Carol Sinclair.
2 "Denial" Thom Fitzgerald Thom Fitzgerald 24 November 2013 (2013-11-24)
Constable Roach is assaulted outside a bar but struggles to have her case heard in court.
3 "Surface Scars" Thom Fitzgerald Thom Fitzgerald 1 December 2013 (2013-12-01)
Alex helps a teenager who was held captive put his life back together. Stars Aaron Webber.
4 "Loosen the Noose" Thom Fitzgerald Thom Fitzgerald 8 December 2013 (2013-12-08)
Jasper seeks sex in the wake of his failed marriage. Alex tries to recruit a victim's son to testify against his father.
5 "One Side" Thom Fitzgerald Thom Fitzgerald 15 December 2013 (2013-12-15)
Inappropriate behavior puts Alex's career at risk. Brenda has a secret affair.
6 "The Break Up" Thom Fitzgerald Thom Fitzgerald 22 December 2013 (2013-12-22)
An estranged husband takes over the women's shelter and Alex is in danger. Constable Roach isolates a killer.


  1. ^ Wild, Diane. "Olympia Dukakis stars in OUTtv’s Sex & Violence". TV, eh?. TV, eh?. Retrieved 9 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Sex & Violence". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 9 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "More Sex and Violence on OUTtv". Mediacaster Magazine. Business Information Group. Retrieved 9 May 2014. 
  4. ^ Hartford, Kevin. "Thom Fitzgerald's divine intervention". The Coast Weekly. The Coast Publishing. Retrieved 9 May 2014. 
  5. ^ "Sex & Violence". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 9 May 2014. 

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