Travel back and forth through time with Global Television this May as the network introduces a premium array of new dramatic series, high-action adventure and popular family friendly fare all month long.
An all-new series from producer/writer Mike Kelley (Jericho, The O.C.), Swingtown takes viewers back to the ‘70s, the era of provocative change beginning Thursday, May 29 – 10pm ET/PT. Starring Canadian Molly Parker (HBO’s Six Feet Under, Deadwood), Jack Davenport (Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest) and Grant Show (Melrose Place), this drama centres around one family’s move into an affluent Chicago suburb, only to discover their neighbours share much more than just recipes. Introduced to a world of possibility, including open marriages, Bruce and Susan Miller are confronted with personal choices, experimentation and shifting attitudes.
Fast forward to modern day…Durham County, the emotionally powerful Canadian Original drama series makes its Global debut Monday, May 19 – 10pm ET/PT. Starring Hugh Dillon (Trailer Park Boys: The Movie), Durham County revolves around Detective Mike Sweeney and his family as he hunts a serial killer he’s certain is the guy across the street. As Sweeney hunts down his murderous neighbour, the differences between the cop and the killer become blurry. With a shared history that goes all the way back to high school, Sweeney learns you can’t always leave your past behind. Durham County also stars Justin Louis (Saw IV), Helene Joy (ReGenesis) and Greyston Holt.
After nearly two decades, Dr. Jones, renowned archeologist is finally coming back to the big screen with “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull”. In celebration of this highly anticipated premiere in theatres on May 22, Global Television presents fans the opportunity to get reacquainted with the entire Indy trilogy Wednesday nights at 8pm ET/PT starting May 7: Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) – May 7; Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) – May 14; Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) – May 21.
And it’s all about family fun on Friday nights at 8pm ET/PT… Audiences young and old can tune in together this month for an entertaining slate of box office hits: Madagascar (animation) – April 25; Shark Tale (animation) – May 2; Robots (animation) – May 16; Cat in the Hat (live action) – May 23; Ice Age (animation) – May 30.