Who let the dogs out?! As announced on Breakfast Television this morning, Hudson & Rex – Citytv’s highest-rated original scripted series* – is back with more bite as it returns for Season 3. Produced by Shaftesbury and Pope Productions Ltd., in association with Citytv and Beta Film GmbH, the new 16-episode season is bound to deliver more action and heartwarming moments with the return of beloved duo John Reardon as Detective Charlie Hudson (@JohnHBReardon
Working within the provincial guidelines, production for Season 3 is scheduled to begin this July with the paw-some duo investigating new high-profile crimes and sniffing out mysteries for the St. John’s Police Department. Sold to more than 100 Territories including Italy, Germany, and France, Hudson & Rex will continue to be filmed in St. John’s, Nfld, where the series is set. Starring alongside John Reardon and Diesel are returning cast members Mayko Nguyen (@maykohaixep) as Dr. Sarah Truong, Kevin Hanchard (@KevinHanchard) as Superintendent Joseph Donovan, and Justin Kelly (@IsJustKelly) as Tech Analyst Jesse Mills.
“Audience response to Hudson & Rex has been overwhelmingly positive, especially with families who can relate to the duo’s playful dynamic,” said Nataline Rodrigues, Director of Original Programming, Rogers Sports & Media. “Viewers are in for a real treat, as we have lots of intriguing storylines full of heart lined up for Season 3.”
“We’re excited to head into production on a third season of Hudson & Rex with our great partners at Rogers Sports & Media,” said Christina Jennings, Chairman & CEO, Shaftesbury/ Executive Producer, Hudson & Rex. “This season will bring more Canadian stories to a growing global audience for the series, set amidst the beautiful backdrop of St John’s, Newfoundland.”
Viewers can catch up on the first two seasons on the Citytv NOW app for iOS, Android, and fourth-generation Apple TV. Details on broadcast dates for Season 3 will be announced in the coming weeks.
*Numeris: Total Canada, City Total, AMA(000), *Reference groups Ind2+/Total Canada indexed to M-F 7-11p Citytv programming between 03/25/2019 – 3/24/2020