ION Television to Premiere THE LISTENER, 4/1
Ion will air back-to-back one hour episodes every Tuesday with Saturday Night Encore beginning at 10/9c.
"The Listener" centers on mind-reading law enforcement consultant Toby Logan (Craig Olejnik), who uses his telepathic ability to help solve crimes. Having kept it hidden for many years, Toby learns to control his ability as he faces both professional and personal challenges, now realizing that his gift can be used to help others.
The series also stars Ennis Esmer as Oz Bey, Toby's best friend; Lauren Lee Smith as Sergeant Michelle McCluskey; Rainbow Sun Francks as security and technical expert Corporal Dev Clark; Peter Stebbings as agency head Alvin Klein; Tara Spencer-Nairn as hospital triage nurse Sandy; and Mylène Dinh-Robic as Olivia Fawcett.
LADY IN THE LAKE - Premiering Tuesday, April 1, at 10/9c
Episode Description: Toby (Craig Olejnik) helps a woman with amnesia regain her memory, which includes some unsavory corporate behaviors. But his actions draw the attention and suspicions of Sgt. Michelle McCluskey (Lauren Lee Smith) at the Integrated Investigative Bureau (IIB).
CRIME SEEN - Premiering Tuesday, April 1, at 11/10c
Episode Description: Sgt. McCluskey (Lauren Lee Smith) recruits Toby (Craig Olejnik) on a case involving smuggled weapons, which takes a Turn for the worse when an undercover operative winds up dead.
THE BANK JOB - Premiering Tuesday, April 8, at 10/9c
Episode Description: Despite his decision to stop using his telepathic abilities, Toby (Craig Olejnik) is forced to use them when he finds himself a hostage in The Middle of a bank heist. It will take all of Toby's skills to keep him and his fellow Hostages alive.
COLD CASE BLUES - Premiering Tuesday, April 8, at 11/10c
Working his first official investigation, Toby (Craig Olejnik) must contend with Alvin Klein's (Peter Stebbings) skepticism and personal agenda in solving a decade-old murder.
ION Television joins Shaftesbury, CTV and FOX International as co-producers on the drama to create 13 new original episodes. The agreement makes ION the exclusive original U.S. television network for current and future seasons of the series.
About ION Television
A leading U.S. general entertainment network, ION Television combines high-quality programming and dependable distribution with an attitude of innovation and growth. Its "Positively Entertaining" network brand positioning features a formula of proven series, an expansive catalog of blockbuster movies and a commitment to introduce new original programming. ION Television has grown its Adults 25-54 audience by 69% since launching just six years ago and has consistently remained among the top 15 entertainment networks. For more information, visit www.iontelevision.com.