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Prémonitions - The new thriller this fall on Addiktv

Le lundi 15 août 2016
La Chaîne ADDIK TV
The New Thriller This Fall on addiktv
Montreal, August 15, 2016 – addiktv is kicking off its fall season with a free preview August 22 to September 12, offering captivating programming for fans of suspense, intrigue and emotion. On tap: seven new series, original productions and new episodes of returning favourites. “addiktv continues to break its own ratings records, reaching an average of 570,000 viewers each day, with a strong contingent of millennials,” declares Suzane Landry, Senior Director, Stations & Programming, at TVA Group. “This enthusiasm stems from our commitment to offering today’s best American series and high-intensity original productions, with powerful and intriguing narratives.”
For fans addicted to riveting fiction, the station will air over 200 hours of new programming, including the highly anticipated thriller Prémonitions, which is sure to keep viewers glued to their seats. The show is produced by Encore Télévision, in collaboration with Quebecor Content.
Starting Thursday, August 25 at 10 p.m.
This highly dramatic fictional series features mysterious and mesmerizing characters who lead viewers into an incomparable thriller with fantastical overtones. With its clever intrigue, the series is like nothing else on Quebec TV – the work of talented creators Estelle Bouchard, Patrick Lowe and Charles-Olivier Michaud.
It tells the story of a family being pursued and fighting for its survival. Clara Jacob is a seemingly ordinary mother who only wants the best for her children, Arnaud and Liliane, and her grandchildren, Félicia and Romain. But the Jacob family is actually not ordinary at all: their blessing – or their curse – is that each of them is gifted. They can see into the future, hypnotize people, read their thoughts, and even heal them. These extraordinary individuals have all learned to keep their powers under wraps and blend in with the rest of society, but because they’re so different, some people just want to eliminate them. 
Will Clara succeed in protecting her loved ones and escape the witch hunt? The series will keep viewers in suspense for 10 weeks, thanks to the work of a stellar cast:
Pascale Bussières Clara Jacob
Sophie Desmarais Liliane Jacob, Clara’s daughter
Mikhaïl Ahooja Arnaud Jacob, Clara’s son and Liliane’s twin brother
Jade Charbonneau Félicia Jacob, Liliane’s daughter 
Liam Patenaude Romain Jacob, Arnaud’s son 
Benoît Gouin Jules, Clara’s ex-husband
Lucie Laurier Anouk, investigator and Jules’ wife
Éric Bruneau Pascal, Jacob family victim
Marc Messier William, the hunter
“What makes Prémonitions such a powerful and unique series is the passionate work of my creative partners Estelle and Patrick, the producers at Encore, and the exceptionally talented cast and crew,” explains creative developer and director Charles-Olivier Michaud. “I have to admit, it’s the project that I’m most proud of.”
Fans of mystery and intrigue will once again be well served this fall with this exclusive and daring original production that stands out with its unique subject matter and exceptional art direction. Available as part of a free preview August 22 to September 12, addiktv is delighted to offer its subscribers this quality production to kick off its new fall season as of Thursday, August 25 at 10 p.m. 
Producers: Encore Télévision – François Rozon, Vincent Gagné, Louis Bolduc 
Director: Charles-Olivier Michaud
Creative Developers: Charles-Olivier Michaud, Estelle Bouchard and Patrick Lowe
Writer: Patrick Lowe
Content Producer: Estelle Bouchard
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About Quebecor Content
Quebecor Content, a wholly owned business unit of Quebecor Media Inc., creates, develops, acquires, distributes and exports distinctive, high-quality audio-visual content, providing consumers with a multi-platform experience via Videotron and TVA Group services and promoting Quebec artists at home and abroad.
About addikTV
addikTV is must-see TV for fans of suspense and fiction, with captivating local and American series offered exclusively in French, as well as action and science-fiction movies that keep viewers glued to their seats for hours. addikTV: the very best of fiction! addikTV is a TVA Group specialty channel available on digital TV on the following stations: Videotron – illico 93 (HD 693), Bell TV 136 (HD1868), Shaw Direct 758, Cogeco 93 (HD 516).
Émilie Ouimet-Maurice, Press Agent, TVA Group | | 514 526-9251, ext. 3022
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