After Introducing UNIVERSAL TV to DStv channel 117. Lee Raftery, Chief Marketing & Content Officer and Managing Director UK said “In making this latest investment in UNIVERSAL – combined with the raft of top-quality shows we have recently acquired – we’re reinforcing our commitment to delivering a must-watch destination for affiliate partners and viewers, alike.” To go with this statement UNIVERSAL TV has indeed kept they’re word and announced a season renewal of an existing show and two brand new ones.
Key upcoming launches on UNIVERSAL TV include:
Colony Season 2 – premieres May 14th at 8pm
Will (Josh Holloway – Lost) and Katie (Sarah Wayne Callies – The Walking Dead) struggle to keep their family together as they encounter unexpected challenges, coming face-to-face with the new resistance and searching for a way out of the Colony. In an effort to get their son back, Will has been co-operating with the Collaborators and knows about Katie’s alliance with the Resistance. With her secret out, now finding themselves on opposite sides of the battle, have they jeopardised any hope of reuniting their family?
The Detail – premieres June 5th at 8pm
Angela Griffin (Coronation Street, Holby City, Waterloo Road), Shenae Grimes-Beech (90210, Degrassi: The Next Generation) and Wendy Crewson (Revenge, 24, Room), star in The Detail, following three fiercely talented, female homicide investigators who work tirelessly to solve crimes while navigating the complicated demands of their personal lives.
Detective Stevie Hall (Griffin) is a sharp, quick-witted interrogator – even while balancing the demands of work and her complicated family life – who mentors street smart Detective Jacqueline ‘Jack’ Cooper (Grimes-Beech). Jack is a street smart Detective, with keen investigative skills, but a messy personal life. Joining them is Staff Inspector Fiona Currie (Crewson), the homicide unit’s formidable boss, who works overtime to secure justice, no matter the cost.