Shaw Media greenlights new Canadian drama for Global

The drama is executive produced by Rookie Blue creator Tassie Cameron.
David Leyes, courtesy of Canadian Film Centre.

Following the end of Rookie Blue on Global, Shaw Media has put several new dramas into development and production, the latest of which is Mary Kills People, from star executive producer Tassie Cameron (Rookie Blue).

The six-part dramatic series created by newcomer Tara Armstrong (pictured) and produced by Cameron Pictures and Entertainment One in association with Shaw Media.

Mary Kills People follows a single mother and ER doctor named Dr. Mary Harris, who in her off time helps terminally ill patients looking to end their life. 

Production is set to start on Mary Kills People this summer in Toronto, with a premiere date of January 2017.

From Playback Daily

Photo credit: David Leyes, courtesy of Canadian Film Centre