19-2


19-2 Information

19-2 is a Canadian police drama television series. The show presents the lives of several fictional patrol officers of the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal as they deal with police business and politics, and their own personal conflicts and problems.

The series has been produced in two distinct versions. The original series aired in French on Radio-Canada beginning in 2011, and an English adaptation is slated to begin on Bravo in the 2013-14 television season.

Description

The main character's, Nicolaï Berrof, friend and partner has been shot at, Jean-Pierre Harvey. The resulting brain damage left him permanently hospitalized. Berrof gets a new partner, Benoît Chartier, a transfer from the Sûreté du Québec, and Berrof must get used to his new partner, and to his friend's condition. There is his boss, Sergent Julien Houle, who secretly wants to get him fired. Other characters deal with relationship difficulties, or personal problems, like alcohol abuse. The scenes often occur during patrols, and the show often portrays various criminal activities.

Characters

  • Claude Legault as Benoît "Ben" Chartier
  • Réal Bossé as Nicolaï "Nick" Berrof
  • Benz Antoine as Tyler Joseph
  • Véronique Beaudet as Bérengère Hamelin
  • Sylvain Marcel as Sergent Julien Houle
  • Catherine Bérubé as Audrey Pouliot
  • Vincent Graton as Jean-Pierre Harvey
  • Julie Perreault as Sergent-detective Isabelle Latendresse
  • Louis Philippe Dandenault as Jean-Marc Brouillard
  • Fred-"?ric Salvail as Vincent "Vince" Légaré
  • Jean Petitclerc as Marcel Gendron
  • Robert Naylor as Théo
  • Magalie Lépine Blondeau as Amélie De Grandpré
  • Fanny Mallette as Catherine
  • Louise Portal as Marie-Louise
  • Marc-François Blondin as Sylvio

Reception

Reviews have been positive overall. Quebec police forces have liked the series, seeing a way to make viewers more aware of their daily lives.

During the first season, the show attracted about 1.3 million viewers per week, which made it the most popular series in Quebec of the winter. It peaked at viewers on 23 February 2011, and the season finale got viewers, the top in its time slot.

In its second season, critics unanimously praised the first episode. It was watched by viewers, about 39 percent of the viewers that evening in Quebec.

The series has been nominated for several awards, including the Prix Artis and the Zapettes d'Or. The series, with 18 nominations at the Gémeaux 2011, and won 12 at the gala that took place on 18 September 2011.

Radio-Canada's English sister network, CBC Television, announced in 2012 that it was working on an English adaptation of the series. CBC Television did not pick up the series for its 2013 season; instead, the English series will air on Bravo. The English adaptation is slated to star Jared Keeso and Adrian Holmes.




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