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ALERTE AMBER
Mar 26, 2019

A New Series on TVA This Fall 

At the heart of the drama

 

TVA is delighted to announce this fall’s premiere of a new, high-suspense fictional series called Alerte Amber, produced by Pixcom in collaboration with Quebecor Content.

 

Vincent Leclerc and Madeleine Péloquin star as the parents of a 12-year-old autistic boy who mysteriously disappears – immersing investigators from the special Missing Persons Unit into every family’s worst nightmare.

 

“Amber Alerts instantly trigger a mix of fear and anticipation among the entire population,” explains Ginette Viens, Vice President, Brands & Content, Quebecor Content. “Everyone hopes the child will be found as quickly as possible. It’s a scenario that no family wants to live through. We were extremely impressed and excited by writer Julie Hivon’s treatment, backed by the Pixcom team. I think this new series will be highly emotional for Quebec viewers.”

 

“We’re extremely proud to bring to the screen the very first series written entirely by Julie Hivon,” add Nicola Merola and Charles Lafortune, President and Vice President of Pixcom. “With her immense talent, she managed to brilliantly tell this unusually intense family story, which will undoubtedly touch every viewer’s heart. The show is directed by the gifted Stephan Beaudoin (“L’heure bleue”), who succeeds in conveying a vast range of emotions.”

 

Alerte Amber is an original Quebec production airing in 10 hour-long episodes. Vincent Leclerc and Madeleine Péloquin will be supported by an impressive cast, to be announced at a later date.

 

Writer: Julie Hivon

Script Consultant: Mario Bolduc

Director: Stephan Beaudoin

Producers: Mario Clément, Nicola Merola, Charles Lafortune, Sylvie Desrochers, Jacquelin Bouchard and Caroline Raymond, in collaboration with Quebecor Content

 

About TVA Group

TVA Group Inc., a subsidiary of Quebecor Media Inc., is a communications company engaged in the broadcasting, film and audiovisual production, and magazine publishing industries. TVA Group Inc. is North America’s largest broadcaster of French-language entertainment, information and public affairs programming and one of the largest private-sector producers of French-language content. It is also the largest publisher of French-language magazines and publishes some of the most popular English-language titles in Canada. The Corporation’s Class B shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol TVA.B.

 

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.

 

 

Annie Martineau
Media Agent
Contact Department
annie.martineau@tva.ca
514-947-4522

 
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