The original Canadian series Lost Girl found its way home this Sunday, Sept 12, 2010, as over 400,000 viewers (2+) tuned into the premiere at 9 pm ET/PT on Showcase with another 184,000 (2+) tuning in to the repeat airing at 10:40 pm ET/PT. The debut makes Lost Girl the highest-rated Canadian scripted series premiere of all time on Showcase, an honour most recently achieved by the Showcase – Syfy co-production, Haven on July 12, 2010. A success across the board, Lost Girl also attracted 334,000 viewers in the A25-54 demographic and 318,000 viewers in the A18-49 category for both airings.
Lost Girl tells the story of Bo, a beautiful drifter who harbours a deadly secret; the ability to kill with a kiss. After leaving a victim in plain sight, Bo is exposed to the world of the Fae, creatures of legend and folklore living undetected amongst humans. Once she discovers her true being as a succubus, Bo is forced to choose allegiance between the Dark or Light clans of Fae. Instead, Bo goes rogue, refusing to belong to any world other than human.
Lost Girl is developed and produced in partnership with Prodigy Pictures and Canwest Broadcasting.
Showcase is dedicated to providing top quality Canadian dramatic content. The channel is the home of big, bold original series, including: Haven and Shattered.
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