Super Channel acquires true-crime drama, Manhunt: Deadly Games from Lionsgate Television
04 / 09 / 2020
Premieres Sunday, May 10 on Super Channel Fuse
EDMONTON (April 9, 2020)
– Super Channel
is pleased to announce that it has acquired the ten-episode, true-crime drama, Manhunt: Deadly Games
, from Lionsgate Television. The second season of Lionsgate’s anthology series, will make its Canadian broadcast premiere on Sunday, May 10 at 9:00 p.m. ET
(SC Fuse). Each episode will also be available on Super Channel On Demand the day following its weekly linear broadcast.
WATCH THE TRAILER
Manhunt: Deadly Games chronicles one of the largest and most complex manhunts on U.S. soil, after a deadly terrorist attack at the 1996 Olympic Games. FBI agents hunt for an elusive serial bomber, Eric Rudolph (Jack Huston), while a wrongly-accused innocent man, Richard Jewell (Cameron Britton), battles the FBI, the national news media, as well as his own inner demons, to prove his innocence and clear his name.
Creator and writer Andrew Sodroski is executive producer along with John Goldwyn and Michael Dinner. The series also stars Gethin Anthony (Jack Brennan), Carla Gugino (Kathy Scruggs), Arliss Howard (Earl Embry), Kelly Jenrette (Stacey Knox) and Judith Light (Bobi Jewell). Michael Dinner serves as the director. The series is co-produced by Lionsgate and Spectrum for Spectrum Originals.