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New Cops, New Cases, New Couples Rookie Blue Season Four Returns May 23 on Global

Thursday, May 02, 2013

New Cops, New Cases, New Couples Rookie Blue Season Four Returns May 23 on Global

10:19 EDT Thursday, May 02, 2013

Plus New This Season Rookie Blue In Session - An Original Companion Web Series Launches On GlobalTV.com Thursday, May 16

For additional photography and press kit materials visit: http://shawmediatv.ca and follow us on Twitter at @GlobalTV_PR / @shawmediaTV_PR

TORONTO, May 2, 2013 /CNW/ - Global is proud to announce the highly anticipated return of Canada's favourite cop show Rookie Blue season four, in simulcast with ABC on Thursday, May 23 - 10pm ET/PT. Also new this season is Rookie Blue In Session,a dramatic short form web series on GlobalTV.com that will give fans an unprecedented look inside the minds of the police officers from 15 Division.

Faced with huge repercussions, 15 Division seemed on the edge of unraveling at the end of last season.  The explosive season four premiere will answer fans' burning questions and will also welcome two new characters, Marlo Cruz and Chloe Price, who have the power to turn 15 Division on its head.

New and old romantic ties come to light as new rookie recruits Chloe Price (Priscilla Faia - True Justice) and Senior Uniformed Officer Marlo Cruz (Rachael Ancheril - The Listener) join the team.Andy McNally (Missy Peregrym), Dov Epstein (Gregory Smith), Chris Diaz (Travis Milne), Traci Nash (Enuka Okuma), Gail Peck (Charlotte Sullivan) and Nick Collins (Peter Mooney) all return for season four.

"Rookie Blue is gritty and intense with rich storylines that leave viewers on the edge of their seats," said Barb Williams, SVP, Content, Shaw Media."This season we're thrilled to satisfy fans' desire for more content by expanding beyond the hour-long episodes with the new dramatic web series Rookie Blue In Session and in addition online episodic cast commentary. The new online content is the perfect extension for fans wanting to delve deeper into this hugely successful series."

Rookie Blue In Session, a 10-part short form original web series, follows the cops from 15 Division as they sit down with the staff psychologist to face their darkest demons, personal and professional struggles and major decisions, leaving them at their most vulnerable.

Fans can catch up now on the past three seasons of Rookie Blue for free on GlobalTV.com or the Global Video App.

Rookie Blue is executive produced by award-winning Tassie Cameron (Flashpoint), Ilana Frank (The Eleventh Hour, Would Be Kings), David Wellington (The Eleventh Hour, Would Be Kings), Russ Cochrane (The Listener) and John Morayniss (Klondike, Rogue). Rookie Blue is a production of ICF Film Inc. and leading indie studio and distributor Entertainment One.

SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS:  

Twitter:
Rookie Blue @RookieBlueTV
Global @Global_TV
#RookieBlue

Facebook:
Rookie Blue http://www.facebook.com/RookieBlue
Global http://www.facebook.com/globaltelevision

Global Television is a Shaw Media Network.

About Shaw Communications Inc.
Shaw is a diversified communications and media company, providing consumers with broadband cable television, High-Speed Internet, Home Phone, telecommunications services (through Shaw Business), satellite direct-to-home services (through Shaw Direct) and engaging programming content (through Shaw Media). Shaw serves 3.4 million customers, through a reliable and extensive fibre network. Shaw Media operates one of the largest conventional television networks in Canada, Global Television, and 18 specialty networks including HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY and Showcase. Shaw is traded on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges and is included in the S&P/TSX 60 Index (Symbol: TSX - SJR.B, NYSE - SJR). For more information about Shaw, please visit www.shaw.ca. 

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SOURCE: Global Television

For further information:

Anne Vranic
Publicist, Global Television
(416) 934-6999
Anne.Vranic@ShawMedia.ca

Grace Park
Publicity Manager, Global Television
(416) 967-2484
Grace.Park@ShawMedia.ca

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