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Shoot the Messenger 

TV-MA | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | TV Series (2016)
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A young journalist, while working on her first murder case, becomes embroiled in a web of urban gangs, the political class, corporate power-brokers and the police.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Elyse Levesque ...  Daisy Channing 8 episodes, 2016
Lucas Bryant ...  Simon Olenski 8 episodes, 2016
Lyriq Bent ...  Kevin Lutz 8 episodes, 2016
Alex Kingston ...  Mary Foster 8 episodes, 2016
Hannah Emily Anderson ...  Chloe Channing 8 episodes, 2016
Ari Cohen ...  Sam Charles 8 episodes, 2016
Edie Inksetter ...  Jordana Ortiz 8 episodes, 2016
Al Sapienza ...  Eric Lawson 8 episodes, 2016
Maurice Dean Wint ...  Phil Hardcastle 8 episodes, 2016
Shadia Ali Shadia Ali ...  Xannan Suleman 8 episodes, 2016
Araya Mengesha ...  Hassan Ali 7 episodes, 2016
Brenda Bazinet ...  Susan Reeves 6 episodes, 2016
Ron Lea ...  Insp. Morris 6 episodes, 2016
Tony Nappo ...  Det. Sgt. Rany 6 episodes, 2016
Paulino Nunes ...  Marco DaSilva 5 episodes, 2016
Nicholas Campbell ...  Henry Channing 5 episodes, 2016
Dalmar Abuzeid ...  Khaalif Suleman 5 episodes, 2016
Paul Sun-Hyung Lee ...  Marty Chen 5 episodes, 2016
K.C. Collins ...  Imam Khaari 5 episodes, 2016
Karen Robinson ...  Hani Suleman 5 episodes, 2016
Rayisa Kondracki ...  Cassie Leman 4 episodes, 2016
Patrick Kwok-Choon ...  Roger Deacon 4 episodes, 2016
Paula Kaye Paula Kaye ...  Walla Performer / ... 4 episodes, 2016
Warsame Raghe Warsame Raghe ...  Nazeem Warsame 4 episodes, 2016
Rick Fox ...  Anthony Telpher 3 episodes, 2016
Clark Backo ...  Avril Trong 3 episodes, 2016
Matt Baram ...  Dan Keele 3 episodes, 2016
Kawa Ada ...  Raj Chaudhuri 3 episodes, 2016
John Bourgeois ...  Chief Ken Thomson 3 episodes, 2016
Michael Ayres Michael Ayres ...  Khaalid Suleman 3 episodes, 2016
Jean Yoon ...  Georgia 3 episodes, 2016
Michael Brown ...  Detective Innis 3 episodes, 2016
Brendan Murray ...  Jim, Rukus Reporter 3 episodes, 2016
Brenda Robins ...  Margie Channing 2 episodes, 2016
Ed Robertson ...  Greggor Wood 2 episodes, 2016
Max Topplin ...  Harry Beauchamp III 2 episodes, 2016
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Jeannette Sousa ...  Candace Velasquez 2 episodes, 2016
James Madge ...  Detective Valery 2 episodes, 2016
Robinne Fanfair ...  Detective Williams 2 episodes, 2016
Jamaal Magloire Jamaal Magloire ...  Orlandio Spence / ... 2 episodes, 2016
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The series follows Daisy Channing (Elyse Levesque), a young reporter trying to balance a messy personal life with a burgeoning career. Things begin to go sideways for Daisy when she witnesses a murder she thinks is gang-related, only to find herself slowly drawn into an interconnected web of criminal and illicit sexual activity that reaches into the corridors of corporate and political power. It's the kind of story that will destroy lives, including those of her own family. With help from lead homicide detective Kevin Lutz (Lyriq Bent), her editor Mary Foster (Alex Kingston) and co-worker Simon Olenski (Lucas Bryant), Daisy uncovers a cover-up so scandalous it could bring down the government. Written by AnonymousB

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 October 2016 (Canada) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Stereo

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16:9 HD
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Paul Sun-Hyung Lee (Marty Chen) & Jean Yoon (Georgia) also worked together on Kim's Convenience (2016) as Appa & Umma respectively, as well as episode 3.2, Dark Matter: It Doesn't Have to Be Like This (2017), of Dark Matter (2015) as Dr. Borsin & Dr. Hajek respectively. See more »

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Really enjoying this series
24 October 2016 | by sholness-81505See all my reviews

This is story is the quintessential thriller but rather than your typical Bourne Identify male lead, the main focal point is a female protagonist who is a flawed but truly compelling character. As a the main character, Daisy is driven and ambitious but you root for her success ( and safety) as she navigates a world that is seedy and interesting. The pace of each episode moves at a good clip, keeping you on the edge of your seats and I love how each episode ends with a cliff hanger that keeps you wanting more. I appreciate the rich tapestry of life that the series highlights as you get a glimpse into the variety of communities that you can find in major metropolis, from the high roller basketball players to the low key family home of people of faith. What I really enjoy about this series so far it's that it's a complex thriller where I haven't figured out exactly who are the bad guys (killers) and who are the heroes...so far, it's not a transparent plot and as such it deserves a kudos. In short If you Iove a good story, dynamic characters and a top notch mystery series then you too will enjoy this really great drama.


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