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[07/15/19 - 09:07 AM]
Following the Success of "Versailles" and "Riviera," Ovation Returns to France with "Maigret"
Rowan Atkinson stars as world-renowned fictional French detective Jules Maigret, who has been featured in 75 books written by Georges Simenon.







MAIGRET (OVATION)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
8/31/19 - 9/21/19
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2018-2019 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
2 (4 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
a show on hiatus for longer than 12 months - without any news about its future - is assumed to be canceled
DESCRIPTION:
(from Ovation TV's press release, July 2019) Carrying on the tradition of providing audiences with premium mystery programming like Riviera, Murdoch Mysteries, and Frankie Drake Mysteries, Ovation TV, America's only arts network, has announced the premiere date for its latest crime drama Maigret. Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean) stars as world-renowned fictional French detective Jules Maigret, who has been featured in 75 books written by Georges Simenon. The mystery is unveiled on Ovation starting Saturday, August 31 at 7pm ET / 4pm PT. Joining Rowan Atkinson are cast members Fiona Shaw (Killing Eve), Lucy Cohu (Becoming Jane), Shaun Dingwall (DCI Banks) and Rufus Wright (EastEnders). Ovation will air both seasons of the series set in 1950s Paris over four weeks.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Fiona Shaw
· Lucy Cohu
· Rowan Atkinson as Jules Maigret
· Rufus Wright
· Shaun Dingwall
CREW INFORMATION:
· Georges Simenon as BOOK
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· BBC Studios