Coroner (TV series)

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Coroner
GenreDrama
Based onJenny Cooper novels
by M.R. Hall
Developed byMorwyn Brebner
StarringSerinda Swan
Country of originCanada
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes8
Production
Running time42 minutes
Production company(s)
  • Muse Entertainment
  • Back Alley Films
DistributorMuse Entertainment
Release
Original networkCBC
Original releaseJanuary 7, 2019 (2019-01-07) –
present

Coroner is a Canadian drama television series based on the Jenny Cooper series of novels by M. R. Hall and developed by Morwyn Brebner. The series stars Serinda Swan as Jenny Cooper, a recently-widowed Toronto coroner who investigates suspicious deaths.[1][2]

The series premiered on CBC in January 2019,[3] and attracted 1 million viewers per episode throughout the first season.[4] The series was subsequently renewed for second season.[5]

Background[edit]

The series was developed from the M. R. Hall novels for television by Morwyn Brebner,[6] and was produced by Muse Entertainment, Back Alley Film Productions, and Cineflix Studios, with Adrienne Mitchell as executive producer and lead director.[1]

Cast[edit]

Release[edit]

The series premiered on CBC on January 7, 2019,[3] and attracted more than 1 million viewers per episode throughout the first season.[4] The series was subsequently renewed for second season on.[5]

In October 2018, it was announced that NBCUniversal International Networks had acquired rights to air Coroner around the world. The series of eight one-hour episodes will premiere in the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Poland, Africa, Latin America, Brazil, and Australia from late 2019.[7]

Production[edit]

The first season of Coroner consists of 8 episodes.[1] Following the finale of the first season, CBC renewed Coroner for an 8-episode second season on March 25, 2019.[5]

Episodes[edit]

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateCanadian viewers
(millions)
1"Roméo et Juliette"Adrienne MitchellMorwyn BrebnerJanuary 7, 2019 (2019-01-07)1.051[8]
2"Bunny"Adrienne MitchellWaneta StormsJanuary 14, 2019 (2019-01-14)1.015[9]
3"Scattered"Adrienne MitchellSean ReycraftJanuary 21, 2019 (2019-01-21)0.948[10]
4"Quick or Dead"Adrienne MitchellMorwyn Brebner & MotionJanuary 28, 2019 (2019-01-28)1.004[11]
5"All's Well"Winnifred JongNoelle CarboneFebruary 4, 2019 (2019-02-04)1.051[12]
6"Confetti Heart"Sherren LeeSeneca AaronFebruary 11, 2019 (2019-02-11)1.102[13]
7"The Suburbs"Paul FoxNoelle Carbone & Seneca AaronFebruary 18, 2019 (2019-02-18)N/A
8"Bridges"Paul FoxMorwyn Brebner & Nathalie YounglaiFebruary 25, 2019 (2019-02-25)1.112[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c About the Show: CORONER cbc.ca/mediacentre, accessed 29 May 2018
  2. ^ Petski, Denise (20 June 2018). "Serinda Swan To Star In CBC Drama Series 'Coroner'". deadline.com. Retrieved 21 June 2018.
  3. ^ a b Serinda Swan becomes Jenny Cooper 20 June 2018, northernstars.ca, accessed 21 June 2018
  4. ^ a b Top Programs – Total Canada (English) February 25, 2019 - March 3, 2019 - Numeris
  5. ^ a b c CBC announces first round of renewals for the 2019-20 season
  6. ^ "Greg David: CBC announces new and returning programming slate for 2018-19 season". tv-eh.com, 24 May 2018, accessed 28 July 2018
  7. ^ "Greg David: NBCUniversal International Networks acquires CBC series Coroner". tv-eh.com, 8 October 2018, accessed 8 November 2018
  8. ^ Top Programs – Total Canada (English) January 7, 2019 - January 13, 2019 - Numeris
  9. ^ Top Programs – Total Canada (English) January 14, 2019 - January 20, 2019 - Numeris
  10. ^ Top Programs – Total Canada (English) January 21, 2019 - January 27, 2019 - Numeris
  11. ^ Top Programs – Total Canada (English) January 28, 2019 - February 3, 2019 - Numeris
  12. ^ Top Programs – Total Canada (English) February 4, 2019 - February 10, 2019 - Numeris
  13. ^ Top Programs – Total Canada (English) February 11, 2019 - February 17, 2019 - Numeris
  14. ^ Top Programs – Total Canada (English) February 25, 2019 - March 3, 2019 - Numeris

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