New Action Thriller Series Taken Joins Global’s Midseason Schedule Beginning February 27 At 10 p.m. ET/PT
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February 9, 2017
NEW ACTION THRILLER SERIES TAKEN JOINS GLOBAL’S MIDSEASON SCHEDULE BEGINNING FEBRUARY 27 AT 10 p.m. ET/PT
Vikings’ Star Clive Standen Stars in the Prequel to the Popular Film Franchise
Toronto, Canada – Global welcomes new thriller action series Taken to its hit-driven midseason schedule beginning Monday, February 27 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Telling a prequel story of the popular Taken film franchise, Vikings’ Clive Standen stars as Bryan Mills in this new series, as a younger version of the iconic film character, on a quest for vengeance.
From executive producer Luc Besson (Taken) comes this modern-day, edge-of-your-seat thriller series that follows the origin story of younger, hungrier former Green Beret, Bryan Mills (Clive Standen, Vikings) as he deals with a personal tragedy that shakes his world. As he fights to overcome the trauma of the incident and exact revenge, Mills is pulled into a career as a deadly CIA operative, a job that awakens his very particular, and very dangerous, set of skills.
Taken joins Global’s midseason lineup including: The Blacklist: Redemption (February 23 at 10 p.m. ET/PT), Shades of Blue (March 5 at 10 p.m. ET/PT), Chicago Justice (March 1 at 10 p.m. ET/PT), and Survivor (March 8 at 8 p.m. ET/PT). Also, The Good Fight, the new edition of The Good Wife, premieres on February 19 at 8 p.m. ET/PT as a special broadcast premiere event on both Global and W Network. The series then moves to W Network following the series premiere.
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