Netflix to Stream Police Procedural ’19-2′ From February 2023
Netflix has picked up the license to stream a number of seasons of the hit Canadian police procedural drama sequence 19-2 and can start streaming them from February twenty seventh, 2023.
Developed by Bruce M. Smith, the sequence is predicated on the present of the identical title that initially aired in France. The sequence is ready in Montréal and follows the skilled and private lives of patrol officers from the Montréal Police Service’s Station 19, which covers an inner-city space of the Metropolis.
4 seasons aired in Canada (on Bravo for the primary three and CTV for the ultimate season) between 2014 and 2017.
A number of seasons of 19-2 are set to hit Netflix on February twenty seventh, 2023. A number of areas are set to obtain the present, together with Netflix in the US and the UK.
It’s unclear precisely what number of seasons will hit Netflix, however given the terminology, on the very least, it’ll be seasons 1 and a couple of added to the service.
This isn’t the primary time 19-2 has streamed in the US. The sequence beforehand streamed at Acorn TV, AMC Networks British centered streamer the place seasons 1-2 are nonetheless streaming reportedly by way of 2030.
The NYTimes reviewed the present again in 2016 when the present first hit Acorn TV, calling it a “slow burn” however added:
“There are tropes in “19-2” — the police style is just too crowded for there to not be — however the writing is elegant, turning every episode right into a kind of tone poem, a slice of city and police life rigorously noticed. The sequence is within the custom of exhibits like “The Wire,” portraying legislation enforcement much less flashily and fewer noisily than others, and thus extra precisely.”
Julia Alexander, now at Parrot Analytics, has written up to now about how Netflix wants extra procedurals like Prison Minds and NCIS (which have been big score drivers in line with Nielsen knowledge).
That is evidenced in 2023, with Netflix licensing seasons 1-2 of New Amsterdam from the start of the yr in the US and has been featured within the TV prime 10s ever since.
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