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[11/12/19 - 10:02 AM]
WGN America's Hit Comedic Procedural Series "Carter" Returns January 20
Jerry O'Connell, Sydney Poitier Heartsong and Kristian Bruun star in the new season.

[via press release from WGN America]

WGN AMERICA'S HIT COMEDIC PROCEDURAL SERIES "CARTER" RETURNS JANUARY 20

Jerry O'Connell, Sydney Poitier Heartsong, and Kristian Bruun return for Season Two

Los Angeles, CA (Nov. 12, 2019) - WGN America announced today that the second season of the comedic procedural series "Carter" will premiere January 20 at 10 PM ET/PT. Jerry O'Connell (Billions), Sydney Poitier Heartsong (Chicago P.D.) and Kristian Bruun (Orphan Black) return for the show's sophomore season. Andy Berman (Psych, Rosewood) joins "Carter" as the showrunner and executive producer and series creator Garry Campbell (Kids in The Hall, MADtv) returns as an executive producer and writer on the series.

Carter revolves around Harley Carter (O'Connell), the star of a hit detective TV show, who decides he needs a break from Hollywood. Carter returns to his sleepy hometown where he quickly discovers that his years of playing a fictional detective come in handy when he finds himself immersed in real-life mysteries. In season two, Carter plants roots as a celebrity Private Investigator and doubles down on his fame in a world where life continues to imitate TV. But Carter will discover that the toughest cases to solve are personal ones when he finds himself embroiled in a love triangle with his best friend - a real detective - and her new police chief, played by Lyriq Bent (She's Gotta Have It), where the stakes are winner takes all.

"WGN America is excited to have Jerry and the cast back for a second season in January," said Gavin Harvey, President of WGN America. "Because it appeals to so many different types of TV viewers, 'Carter' became a fan favorite last year, and we can't wait for everyone to enjoy this next round of crime and comedy."

"Carter" is produced by Amaze Film + Television, executive produced by the company's Teza Lawrence and Michael Souther (Call Me Fitz, Saint Ralph) as well as Campbell, Berman, series star O'Connell, and Sony Pictures Television's Gemstone Studios serves as executive producers. "Carter" was originally commissioned by Sony Pictures Television Networks and is distributed outside of Canada by Sony Pictures Television.

WGN America

WGN America, the flagship entertainment destination of Nextstar Media Group, Inc. is a nationally distributed television network available in more than 75 million homes via cable, satellite and telco. The network features a strong slate of original series, fan-favorite dramas, comedies and blockbuster movies. Stay connected to WGN America on Twitter @wgnamerica. For additional information, please visit www.wgnamerica.com.

About Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

Nexstar Media Group is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms. Nexstar owns, operates, programs or provides sales and other services to 197 television stations and related digital multicast signals reaching 115 markets or approximately 39% of all U.S. television households (reflecting the FCC's UHF discount). Nexstar's portfolio includes primary affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MyNetworkTV and The CW. Nexstar's community portal websites offer additional hyper-local content and verticals for consumers and advertisers, allowing audiences to choose where, when and how they access content while creating new revenue opportunities. Nexstar also owns WGN America, a growing national general entertainment cable network and a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network, a top tier cable asset. For more information please visit: https://www.nexstar.tv/

About Amaze Film + Television

Amaze Film + Television is an international film and television production company based in Toronto founded by producers Michael Souther and Teza Lawrence. Amaze's diverse portfolio includes the award-winning HBO series CALL ME FITZ, starring Jason Priestley, the � hour comedy THE STANLEY DYNAMIC, the TIFF Kids Audience award winning family film FINN ON THE FLY, the feature SAINT RALPH distributed theatrically around the world, and most recently the comedy documentary BEING CANADIAN, that was nominated for a WGA Award and hit the iTunes top 10 during the week of its release. For more info visit Amaze Film + Television at amazefilm.com.





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