Prime Video revives Nuit Blanche for season twoPrime Video and Séries Plus join forces in landmark partnership with Quebec’s Pixcom to bring back the Francophone series for Season Two, following the first season airing on ICI Radio-Canada Télé, esteemed actress France Castel reprises her role as LouLou Hébert
Today, global video streaming service Prime Video announces the return of the fan-favourite scripted drama and murder mystery, Nuit Blanche (8x60). A first in Canada, Prime Video partners with Séries Plus, a specialty channel owned by Canadian media company Corus Entertainment, to revive the popular drama.
The second season begins production this summer with Quebec’s Pixcom. At launch, Season Two of Nuit Blanche will be exclusively available on Prime Video and later on television with Séries Plus in Canada. Season One will also be available on Prime Video.
Filled with even more paranoia and intrigue, Season Two continues to follow the Hébert family in two time frames, one in the present as they investigate the murder of the family’s matriarch, plus the family’s past, this time set in the 1980s. Leading the cast is esteemed actress, host, singer, France Castel, who reprises her role as LouLou Hébert. Further details on casting to be announced at a later date.
‘We’re excited to do this for the first time in Canada, as we team up with Corus to resurrect a fan-favourite series that has a lot more story to tell’, said Nav Saini, head of content, Prime Video Canada. ‘Following the launch of LOL: Qui Rira le Dernier?, Nuit Blanche is another example of our growth and investment in French-Canadian programming. We remain committed to working with creatives like Pixcom to further grow our content offerring, and bring Francophone customers what they want to watch’.
‘We feel privileged to be able to collaborate with Prime Video and Pixcom to bring Nuit Blanche back to screens. Séries Plus intends to keep up with the high-quality production standards our audience have come to expect, and we see great potential with type of co-production to offer more premium content in the future’, said Julie Godon, head of French specialty networks, Corus Entertainment.
‘It is such a gift that our friends at Prime Video and Séries Plus share the love we have for Nuit Blanche. Writer Julie Hivon and the entire team are beyond excited to dive back into the life of Loulou and her family’, said Nicola Merola, president of Pixcom.
Produced by Pixcom in association with Amazon Studios and Séries Plus, the series is executive produced by Nicola Merola, Charles Lafortune, and Sylvie Desrochers and produced by Nathalie Cecyre. The creator and writer for the show is Julie Hivon (Alertes).
Set to film in Quebec, the series is part of Prime Video’s continued investment in French language content, joining a slate of series that includes LOL: Qui Rira le Dernier?, Pour un Soir Seulement, and other Canadian Amazon Originals Three Pines, The Kids in the Hall, The Lake, LOL: Last One Laughing Canada, All or Nothing: Toronto Maple Leafs, The Unsolved Murder of Beverly Lynn Smith and upcoming seires, The Sticky.
Since 2015, Amazon Studios has comissioned over 25 Amazon Original series and films in Canada, including The Man in the High Castle and Upload in British Columbia; The Boys, Reacher, and The Expanse in Ontario; Tales from the Loop in Manitoba; as well as parts of Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan and The Voyeurs in Quebec.
Nuit Blanche will join the thousands of TV shows and movies from Hollywood and around the world in the Prime Video catalog, including award-winning and critically acclaimed Amazon Originals like The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, The Peripheral, Reacher, The Boys, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, and Emmy and Golden Globe winners Fleabag and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.
Prime members will be able to watch all episodes, including Season One of Nuit Blanche, anywhere and anytime on the Prime Video app for smart TVs, mobile devices, Fire TV, Fire TV stick, Fire tablets, Apple TV, and stream online.
In the Prime Video app, Prime members can download episodes on their mobile devices and tablets and watch anywhere offline at no additional cost. Prime Video is available in Canada at no extra cost to a Prime membership for just CAD$ 99/year or CAD$ 9.99/month (plus applicable taxes), new customers can find out more at www.primevideo.com and subscribe to a free 30-day trial.