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
Production
Executive producer(s) Olympia Dukakis
Brad Danks
Producer(s) Doug Pettigrew
Location(s) Nova Scotia, Canada
Cinematography Jason Levangie
Production company(s) eMotion Pictures
Broadcast
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

Production[edit]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wild, Diane. "Olympia Dukakis stars in OUTtv’s Sex & Violence". TV, eh?. TV, eh?. Retrieved 9 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Sex & Violence". imdb.com. 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". imdb.com. Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 9 May 2014. 

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