Australia, Canada and UK TV Networks to Air ‘Gracepoint’
An American remake of the British drama, “Gracepoint,” which will begin its run in the U.S. on FOX this Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, will also be airing in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom. Viewers from these countries will be able to watch the show almost at the same time as it United States airing. Read on to find out where and when.
According to TVWise, Shine International, distributor of “Gracepoint” outside of the U.S., was able to sell the show on Foxtel in Australia and Global TV in Canada. The 10-episode event drama starring David Tennat and Anna Gunn will be airing on the same Thursday night schedule in Canada, as it is in the United States, on Global TV, while Australian viewers will have to wait one day, as the series will broadcast every Friday nights beginning Oct. 3 on Foxtel.
Meanwhile, in the United Kingdom, it was reported back in July via Mirror that ITV was able to secure the rights to air “Gracepoint” from FOX. ITV is the same network where “Broadchurch” airs, which is the show that the FOX series is adapted from. It is not yet known, however, what day “Gracepoint” will premiere in the U.K, although the report stated that it will follow an autumn schedule.
“Gracepoint” follows the story of a murder that rocked a quiet and peaceful California beach community. It will chart the police investigation, as well as the media frenzy that catapulted the murder story nationwide. The series will also tackle themes about family, relationships, love and loss, which viewers all over the world will be able to relate to.
Apart from Tennant and Gunn, the series will also star Nick Nolte, Jacki Weaver, Michael Pena, Sarah Jane Potts and Josh Hamilton. The original writer and creator of “Broadchurch,” Chris Chibnall, is also on board “Gracepoint.” He wrote the pilot episode for it, which was directed by the original series director, as well.
Catch the premiere of “Gracepoint”on FOX in the United States, Global TV in Canada, Foxtel in Australia and ITV in the United Kingdom. The show will start this coming Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014.
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