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Frankie Drake Mysteries: Season Two Viewer Votes

What is your frank opinion of the second season of the Frankie Drake Mysteries TV show on Ovation? As we all know, the Nielsen ratings typically play a big role in determining whether a TV show like Frankie Drake Mysteries is cancelled or renewed for season three. Unfortunately, most of us do not live in Nielsen households. Because many viewers feel frustration when their viewing habits and opinions aren't considered, we invite you to rate all of the Frankie Drake Mysteries season two episodes for us here.

An Ovation mystery drama which originated on Canada's CBC, Frankie Drake Mysteries stars Lauren Lee Smith as Frankie Drake and Chantel Riley as Trudy Clarke. Unfolding in 1920s Toronto, the series centers on Frankie, the city’s first female detective, and Trudy, her partner in crime solving. Unbound by convention, the Drake Private Detectives are adept at turning
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Frankie Drake Mysteries on Ovation: Cancelled or Renewed for Season Three?

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What's the word out of Toronto? Is the Frankie Drake Mysteries TV show cancelled or renewed for a third season on Ovation? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Frankie Drake Mysteries, season three. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?

What's This TV Show About?

An Ovation mystery drama which originated on CBC, Frankie Drake Mysteries stars Lauren Lee Smith as Frankie Drake and Chantel Riley as Trudy Clarke. Unfolding in 1920s Toronto, the series centers on Frankie, the city’s first female detective, and Trudy, her partner in crime-solving. Unbound by convention, the Drake Private Detectives are adept at turning their gender disadvantage into an advantage. Read More…
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Frankie Drake Mysteries: Season Two Debuts on Ovation in July

Ovation is back on the case. The network just announced season two of Frankie Drake Mysteries will debut in July.

The dramedy is set in 1920s Toronto and follows the city’s first female detective, Frankie Drake (Lauren Lee Smith), and her partner in crime-solving, Trudy Clarke (Chantel Riley). The cast also includes Rebecca Liddiard, Sharron Matthews, Anthony Lemke, Grace Lynn Kung, Romaine Waite, and Wendy Crewson.

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Frankie Drake Mysteries: Season One Viewer Votes

What do you think of Frankie Drake and Trudy Clarke during the first season of the Frankie Drake Mysteries TV show on Ovation? As we all know, the Nielsen ratings typically play a big role in determining whether a TV show like Frankie Drake Mysteries is cancelled or renewed for season two. Unfortunately, most of us do not live in Nielsen households. Because many viewers feel frustration when their viewing habits and opinions aren't considered, we invite you to rate all of the Frankie Drake Mysteries season one episodes for us here.

An Ovation mystery drama which originated on Canada's CBC, Frankie Drake Mysteries stars Lauren Lee Smith as Frankie Drake and Chantel Riley as Trudy Clarke. Unfolding in 1920s Toronto, the series centers on Frankie, the city’s first female detective, and Trudy, her partner in crime solving. Unbound by convention, the Drake Private
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Frankie Drake Mysteries: Is the Ovation TV Series Cancelled or Renewed for Season Two?

Vulture Watch

Are Frankie Drake and Trudy Clarke still on the case? Is the Frankie Drake Mysteries TV show cancelled or renewed for a second season on Ovation? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Frankie Drake Mysteries, season two. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?

What's This TV Show About?

An Ovation mystery drama which originated on CBC, Frankie Drake Mysteries stars Lauren Lee Smith as Frankie Drake and Chantel Riley as Trudy Clarke. Unfolding in 1920s Toronto, the series centers on Frankie, the city’s first female detective, and Trudy, her partner in crime-solving. Unbound by convention, the Drake Private Detectives are adept at turning their gender disadvantage into an advantage. Read More…
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Frankie Drake Mysteries

Network: Ovation.

Episodes: Ongoing (hour).

Seasons: Ongoing.

TV show dates: June 15, 2019 — present.

Series status: Has not been cancelled.

Performers include: Lauren Lee Smith, Chantel Riley, Rebecca Liddiard, Sharron Matthews, Anthony Lemke, Grace Lynn Kung, Romaine Waite, and Wendy Crewson.

TV show description:

From creators Carol Hay and Michelle Ricci, the Frankie Drake Mysteries TV show is a Canadian mystery drama which originated on CBC. Unfolding in 1920s Toronto, the series follows the city's first female detective, Frankie Drake (Smith), and her partner in crime-solving, Trudy Clarke (Riley).

While there are plenty of cases the Toronto police shy from, the same cannot be said of Frankie and Trudy. Unbound by convention, the Drake Private Detectives are adept
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‘Frankie Drake Mysteries’ Review: Jazz Age Private Eyes Make Crime-Fighting Feminist and Frothy

Summer is usually the time for tea of the iced variety, but if one is into cozy murder mysteries, a warm cuppa will do just as well to accompany the influx of detective shows from overseas or across the border. “Frankie Drake Mysteries” arrives on Ovation’s shores by way of Canada this Saturday, and it’s the entertaining but not overly taxing fare that is best consumed during these warmer months.

Set in 1920s Toronto, the series follows in the footsteps of shows like “Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries” from Down Under, and is created, written, and directed by women. Besides taking place in the same era, albeit on the other side of the globe, “Frankie Drake Mysteries” also features an independent-minded woman who flouts gender norms and solves crimes that the police often overlook. The titular Frankie (Lauren Lee Smith) is daring and aspirational for the time; she wears trousers,
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June TV Premieres: The 17 New Shows to Look Out for This Month

June TV Premieres: The 17 New Shows to Look Out for This Month
Behold, summer! Now that spring (and the accompanying closing of this year’s Emmys eligibility) is in the rearview mirror, the warmer months bring plenty of new programming. Some are literary adaptations, others are American versions of global series, and one is based on a show that doesn’t actually exist at all. June is a treasure trove.

(We do this roundup of new shows every month. if you missed any, here are notable TV premieres from February, March, and April.)

NOS4A2

Based on Joe Hill’s novel of the same name, this series is haunted by the specter of Charlie Manx (Zachary Quinto), a timeless antagonist whose ultimate goal is to create a mystical, Christmas-themed world where no children are unhappy. The horror series made its debut earlier this year in the Episodic Premieres section at SXSW.

“Perpetual Grace, Ltd”

Jimmi Simpson stars as a wayward con man who
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Frankie Drake Mysteries: Ovation Acquires Two Seasons of Canadian Detective Drama

The Frankie Drake Mysteries are coming to the U.S. This week, Ovation announced they've acquired the first two seasons of the Canadian TV show.

The detective drama is set in 1920s Toronto and follows "the city's only female private detectives as they take on the cases the police don't want to touch." The cast includes Lauren Lee Smith and Chantel Riley.

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The Shape of Water

Miracle of miracles — last year’s Best Picture Oscar winner went to a genuine monster movie! Guillermo del Toro’s overachieving Gill Man spectacle features a gratifyingly anti-authoritarian attitude. The emotional love story is as pure as a silent movie — and has the sentimental commitment to pull an audience into its dreamy Fairy Tale horror fantasy.

The Shape of Water

Blu-ray

20th Fox Home Entertainment

2017 / Color / 1:85 widescreen / 123 min. / Street Date March 13, 2018 / 29.99

Starring: Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Stuhlbarg, Doug Jones, David Hewlett, Nick Searcy, Stewart Arnott, Nigel Bennett, Lauren Lee Smith.

Cinematography: Dan Laustsen

Film Editor: Sidney Wolinsky

Original Music: Alexandre Desplat

Written by Guillermo del Toro, Vanessa Taylor

Produced by Guillermo del Toro, J. Miles Dale

Directed by Guillermo del Toro

My favorite film from last year is The Shape of Water. After at least six viewings it still scores high in my estimation,
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"The Shape of Water" - Restricted Footage

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From RedBand.Ca, Sneak Peek more restricted 'red band' footage from director Guillermo del Toro's Golden Globe winning, Toronto-lensed "The Shape of Water", focusing on an 'amphibious man', played by Doug Jones of 'Abe Sapien' fame, also starring Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins,  Lauren Lee Smith, Michael Stuhlbarg and Octavia Spencer, opening December 8, 2017:

"...in 1963, a mute janitor and her colleague work in a government laboratory and discover an amphibious man in a water tank.

 "Then the janitor, out of loneliness, befriends the creature..."

Cast includes Sally Hawkins as 'Elisa', a mute woman who works at a lab where an amphibious man is being held captive, Michael Shannon as 'Strickland', Octavia Spencer as 'Zelda', Doug Jones as the creature, Lauren Lee Smith as 'Elaine' and Richard Jenkins as 'Giles', Elisa's neighbour.

Doug Jones previously played the amphibious 'Abe Sapien' for director del Toro in "Hellboy" (2004).

Click the images
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"The Shape of Water" - More Restricted Footage

  • SneakPeek
From RedBand.Ca, Sneak Peek more restricted 'red band' footage from director Guillermo del Toro's "The Shape of Water". focusing on an 'amphibious man', played by Doug Jones of 'Abe Sapien' fame, also starring Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins,  Lauren Lee Smith, Michael Stuhlbarg and Octavia Spencer, opening December 8, 2017:

"...in 1963, a mute janitor and her colleague work in a government laboratory and discover an amphibious man in a water tank.

 "Then the janitor, out of loneliness, befriends the creature..."

Cast includes Sally Hawkins as 'Elisa', a mute woman who works at a lab where an amphibious man is being held captive, Michael Shannon as 'Strickland', Octavia Spencer as 'Zelda', Doug Jones as the creature, Lauren Lee Smith as 'Elaine' and Richard Jenkins as 'Giles', Elisa's neighbour.

Doug Jones previously played the amphibious 'Abe Sapien' for director del Toro in "Hellboy" (2004).

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak
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A Final Trailer for Guillermo del Toro's Must-See 'The Shape of Water'

"We need to take it apart, learn how it works." No more trailers, just go watch this film! In theaters next month. Fox Searchlight has debuted one more, final red band trailer for Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water, which won the Golden Lion top prize at the Venice Film Festival. This fairy tale romance set in the 1960s at a secret government laboratory stars Sally Hawkins as a lonely, mute woman who discovers a classified "experiment" and falls in love with him. Doug Jones co-stars. The excellent ensemble cast also includes Michael Shannon, Michael Stuhlbarg, Octavia Spencer, Richard Jenkins, Lauren Lee Smith, and John Kapelos. This film was my favorite of the Venice Film Festival, and has been getting rave reviews from critics everywhere. This trailer reveals a lot, so only watch if you still aren't sold on it yet. Here's the final official trailer (+ poster) for
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"The Shape Of Water" - Revenge of the Creature

  • SneakPeek
From RedBand.Ca, Sneak Peek restricted 'red band' footage from director Guillermo del Toro's "The Shape of Water". focusing on an 'amphibious man', played by Doug Jones of 'Abe Sapien' fame, also starring Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins,  Lauren Lee Smith, Michael Stuhlbarg and Octavia Spencer, opening December 8, 2017:

"...in 1963, a mute janitor and her colleague work in a government laboratory and discover an amphibious man in a water tank.

 "Then the janitor, out of loneliness, befriends the creature..."

Cast includes Sally Hawkins as 'Elisa', a mute woman who works at a lab where an amphibious man is being held captive, Michael Shannon as 'Strickland', Octavia Spencer as 'Zelda', Doug Jones as the creature, Lauren Lee Smith as 'Elaine' and Richard Jenkins as 'Giles', Elisa's neighbour.

Doug Jones previously played the amphibious 'Abe Sapien' for director del Toro in "Hellboy" (2004).

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek
See full article at SneakPeek »

New Red Band Trailer for del Toro's Love Story 'The Shape of Water'

"This is the most sensitive asset to ever be housed in this facility." Fox Searchlight has revealed a brand new red band trailer for Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water, which won the Golden Lion top prize at the Venice Film Festival. This fairy tale romance set in the 1960s at a secret government laboratory stars Sally Hawkins as a lonely, mute woman who discovers a classified "experiment" and falls in love with him. Doug Jones co-stars as the fish creature. The excellent ensemble cast also includes Michael Shannon, Michael Stuhlbarg, Octavia Spencer, Richard Jenkins, Lauren Lee Smith, and John Kapelos. This film was my favorite of the Venice Film Festival, and has been getting rave reviews from critics all over the world. You definitely don't want to miss it when it hits theaters soon, it's one of the best films this year. Here's the new red band
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Shape of Water Red Band Trailer Unleashes R-Rated Monster Mayhem

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Shape of Water Red Band Trailer Unleashes R-Rated Monster Mayhem
Will a Fishman sweep the Oscars? That's the buzz around Hollywood as more and more people get a look at Guillermo Del Toro's The Shape of Water. A new R-rated red band trailer has arrived, and it unleashes the monster at the heart of this tale in its full glory. There is no mystery left in discovering what it looks like once you buy the ticket. Which is a shame, but that's the way these things work nowadays.

Some wondered why The Shape of Water needed to be R-Rated in the first place. There is a great scene between bad guy Michael Shannon and star Sally Hawkins that is suitable for open-minded families with a sense of humor, but goes just a little above the call of a PG-13 rating. It looks like a scene that will be cheered by crowds in a large theater, and it would have been shameful to cut.
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"The Shape Of Water" - Restricted Footage

  • SneakPeek
From RedBand.Ca, Sneak Peek restricted 'red band' footage from director Guillermo del Toro's "The Shape of Water". focusing on an 'amphibious man', played by Doug Jones of 'Abe Sapien' fame, also starring Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins,  Lauren Lee Smith, Michael Stuhlbarg and Octavia Spencer, opening December 8, 2017:

"...in 1963, a mute janitor and her colleague work in a government laboratory and discover an amphibious man in a water tank.

"Then the janitor, out of loneliness, befriends the creature..."

Cast includes Sally Hawkins as 'Elisa', a mute woman who works at a lab where an amphibious man is being held captive, Michael Shannon as 'Strickland', Octavia Spencer as 'Zelda', Doug Jones as the creature, Lauren Lee Smith as 'Elaine' and Richard Jenkins as 'Giles', Elisa's neighbour.

Doug Jones previously played the amphibious 'Abe Sapien' for director del Toro in "Hellboy" (2004).

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek
See full article at SneakPeek »

Red Band Trailer for Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Shape of Water’ Mixes Romance and Menace

Winner of the Venice Film Festival’s prestigious Golden Lion — not to mention being a hit at Telluride and Tiff — Guillermo del Toro is back in action with The Shape of Water. Starring Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones, Lauren Lee Smith, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Octavia Spencer, his Cold War era love story has now received a red band trailer showing off much more of the creature, as well as romance and menace.

“It is not outside the realm of fair judgment to suggest that Guillermo del Toro has been a little off the boil in recent years. Over-scheduling can do that, even to the best of us, but The Shape of Water, an unconventional love story — with a generous dash of the supernatural — set in a dreamy 1950s United States and featuring knockout performances from Michael Shannon and Sally Hawkins, does represent a clear return to form,
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Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water honoured with the Golden Lion at Venice

Guillermo del Toro’s new film The Shape of Water has made quite the splash in Venice, with the romantic fantasy picking up the Golden Lion award at the 74th Venice Film Festival.

The Shape of Water takes place during the Cold War and follows a lonely janitor (Sally Hawkins) working in a government laboratory, who befriends and falls in love with an amphibious creature, played by Doug Jones. Also featuring in the cast are Michael Shannon, Octavia Spencer, Richard Jenkins, Michael Stuhlbarg and Lauren Lee Smith.

Other winners in Venice including Foxtrot (Grand Jury Prize), Sweet Country (Special Jury Prize) and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (Screenplay), while Xavier Legrand scored the Silver Lion for Best Director and Lion of the Future awards for Jusqu’a La Garde. Charlotte Rampling (Hannah), Kamel El Basha (The Insult) and Charlie Plummer (Lean On Pete) were also honoured in the acting categories.
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"The Shape Of Water" - Revenge Of The Creature

Sneak Peek footage, plus images from "Hellboy" director Guillermo del Toro's new fantasy adventure "The Shape of Water". focusing on an 'amphibious man', played by Doug Jones of 'Abe Sapien' fame, also starring Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins,  Lauren Lee Smith, Michael Stuhlbarg and Octavia Spencer, opening December 8, 2017:

"...in 1963, a mute janitor and her colleague work in a government laboratory and discover an amphibious man in a water tank.

"Then the janitor, out of loneliness, befriends the creature..."

Cast includes Sally Hawkins as 'Elisa', a mute woman who works at a lab where an amphibious man is being held captive, Michael Shannon as 'Strickland', Octavia Spencer as 'Zelda', Doug Jones as the creature, Lauren Lee Smith as 'Elaine' and Richard Jenkins as 'Giles', Elisa's neighbour.

Doug Jones previously played the amphibious 'Abe Sapien' for director del Toro in "Hellboy" (2004).

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek
See full article at SneakPeek »
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