RogueThe Thandie Newton series Rogue will not be returning to Canada.

Despite the fact the Canada-UK co-production has been picked up for a second season courtesy of DirecTV, Canada’s Astral Media has declined to offer the new episodes to viewers.

Astral confirmed to TV Guide Canada that while they aired the first season on The Movie Network and Movie Central, the sophomore season will not be seen here.

Ten episodes have been ordered for season two with production beginning this summer.

The Movie Network (Eastern Canada) and Movie Central (Western Canada) today announced that the 10-episode suspense-drama Rogue, starring Thandie Newton and Marton Csokas, will premiere in Canada on Wednesday, April 3 at 9 p.m. ET/MT day-and-date with DIRECTV’s Audience Network in the US.

Rogue revolves around Grace (Newton), a morally and emotionally conflicted undercover detective who is tormented by the possibility that her own actions contributed to a family tragedy. Grace’s search for the truth is further complicated by her forbidden relationship with Jimmy (Csokas), the crime boss who may have played a hand in the crime.

The series explores loss, grief, identity, family bonds, second chances and redemption. Both Grace and Jimmy not only struggle with who they are, they also struggle with who they want to be. Both cross the line – morally, emotionally, sexually – with devastating consequences for their own lives and those around them. Continue reading »

The Movie Network (Eastern Canada) and Movie Central in association with Entertainment One (eOne) announced that production commences today in Vancouver on 10 episodes of the suspense-drama Rogue, starring Thandie Newton (Mission Impossible 2, Crash) and Marton Csokas (The Debt, Alice In Wonderland).

The series is an international co-production by Entertainment One and Greenroom Entertainment, produced in participation with The Movie Network, Movie Central and DIRECTV. Rogue will air on The Movie Network Movie Central in Canada. Continue reading »