NBC picks up ‘Saving Hope’ for summer

Net nabs Canadian hospital drama

NBC has committed to Canadian hospital drama “Saving Hope” starring Erica Durance and Michael Shanks for a summer pickup.

Canadian broadcaster CTV had ordered 12 one-hour episodes of the series, plus pilot. It will premiere on CTV and NBC, with principal photography set to begin March 12 in Toronto.

Entertainment One will act as deficit financier and handle international distribution across TV, DVD/Blu-ray, VOD and digital.

Series is produced by Ilana C Franks Films with Entertainment One in association with CTV and NBC.

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