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[07/11/14 - 12:45 PM]
Pivot Announces January 2015 Premiere for "Fortitude," An Original Drama Series Starring Golden Globe(R) Award Winner Stanley Tucci
Airing in 12 one-hour episodes, the series tells the story of the small, Arctic town of Fortitude whose peaceful existence is shattered after a brutal and shocking murder.

[04/16/14 - 08:33 AM]
Participant Media's Pivot Increases Commitment to Originals with Four New Shows, Eleven Series in Development, New Scripted Drama, Franchise Award Show, Over 300 Hours of Original Programming in 2014
Highlights include "Fortitude," a dark drama series, with psychological and thriller elements, that follows the residents of an Arctic town unlike any other place on Earth.

[12/12/13 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 12
Updates include: FX gives pilot order to Kurt Sutter's "The Bastard Executioner"; Starz pulls out of licensing "Fortitude"; and ABC picks up four more episodes of "Shark Tank."

[07/26/13 - 12:42 PM]
Starz at TCA: No "Boss" Movie, "Incursion" Still in the Works
Plus: Chris Albrecht talks about the future of "Magic City" and what's ahead in 2014.

[04/08/13 - 09:15 AM]
Sky Atlantic Announces Major New Drama Co-Production with Starz, "Fortitude"
The commission is part of Sky's commitment to increase investment in original British content by 50%, and by 2014.







FORTITUDE (PIVOT)
Premieres in January 2015 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new in 2014/2015 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (12 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from Pivot's press release, July 2014) Pivot announced today at the summer 2014 TCA press tour, a January 2015 premiere for Fortitude, the network's first original scripted drama. Airing in 12 one-hour episodes, the series tells the story of the small, Arctic town of Fortitude whose peaceful existence is shattered after a brutal and shocking murder. Sheriff Dan Anderssen (Richard Dormer) leads the investigation and is forced to work alongside DCI Morton (Stanley Tucci), a detective who's flown into Fortitude. As the search for the killer progresses, the list of suspects - and suspicions - grows. Starring Stanley Tucci (The Lovely Bones, The Hunger Games), Michael Gambon (Harry Potter, The King's Speech), Christopher Eccleston (Thor: The Dark World, Lucan), Sofie Gråbøl (The Killing), Richard Dormer (Game of Thrones, Good Vibrations), Jessica Raine (Call the Midwife, The Woman in Black), Luke Treadaway (Clash of the Titans), Nicholas Pinnock (Top Boy) and Johnny Harris (This is England). Fortitude was filmed on location in Iceland and the UK. Pivot is the exclusive US television home for the series produced by Fifty Fathoms Productions, which sits under the umbrella of Tiger Aspect and Endemol, for Sky Atlantic HD.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Christopher Eccleston
· Jessica Raine
· Johnny Harris
· Luke Treadaway
· Michael Gambon
· Nicholas Pinnock
· Richard Dormer
· Sofie Gråbøl
· Stanley Tucci
CREW INFORMATION:
· Anne Mensah as EP
· Anne Mensah as EP
· Cameron Roach as EP
· Frith Tiplady as EP
· Holly Hines as EP
· Jeff Skoll as EP
· Patrick Spence as EP
· Simon Donald as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Fifty Fathoms
· Tiger Aspect Productions