Priestley’s P.I. Series

(Above: Jason Priestley and Cindy Sampson play ‘Private Eyes’)

Private Eyes, a Canadian drama series starring Jason Priestley (Beverly Hills, 90210), has found a US home on over-the-air channel Ion Television.

In the series, Priestley plays a former pro hockey player who teams up with a “fierce” female private investigator. As a result, he “is forced to examine who he has become and who he wants to be while investigating high-stakes crimes.”

Here, the former teen idol talks about playing a former hockey star “looking for the second act of his life.” It’s all about reinventing oneself, says Priestley.

Ten episodes have already aired on Canada’s Global broadcast network, with a second season of 18 episodes now in production. Ion TV did not provide a premiere date for the US.

The series comes from Entertainment One, which also produces two other Canadian series airing on Ion: Saving Hope, a supernatural medical drama, and The Listener, about a “mind-reading law enforcement consultant.”

For schedules, visit IonTelevision.com. To find your local Ion station, visit RabbitEars.

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