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Entertainment One has gone abroad for more broadcast partners to back a second season of the Canadian medical drama Nurses.
Ahead of Mipcom, deals have been signed with Foxtel in Australia, NBCUniversal International Networks in Germany and Africa, Warner TV for France, Streamz and SBS in for Belgium, Talpa Network for The Netherlands, Siminn in Iceland, Turkey’s Foxlife and Fox Network Group for the Middle East.
Nurses, produced by eOne and Rookie Blue creator ICF Films, follows five nurse interns working on the frontlines of a Toronto hospital as they deal with challenging personal lives. The ensemble cast includes Riverdale actor Tiera Skovbye, Natasha Calis, Jordan Johnson-Hinds, Sandy Sidhu and Donald Maclean Jr.
The first season of Nurses ran on Global Television in Canada and a second season of 10 episodes is in production. eOne said it expects to close a U.S. sale for the Canadian drama “imminently,” as Jordan Connor (Riverdale) is set to guest star in the second season.
eOne handles international distribution on Nurses. Executive Producers are Ilana Frank, Linda Pope, Patrick Tarr, Vanessa Piazza, Adam Pettle and Jocelyn Hamilton.
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