New Original Suspense Drama Ransom Joins Globalís Midseason Lineup Sunday, January 1 at 8:30 PM ET/ 8 PM PT

Airing in Simulcast with CBS, the Adrenaline-Fueled Drama Settles into its Regular Timeslot on Saturdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT Beginning January 7

Ransom is Available on and Global Go Following the Premiere

Toronto, Canada Ė Global jumpstarts the new year with high stakes and high drama as the network announces new original suspense drama Ransom joins its midseason schedule, premiering on Sunday, January 1 at 8:30 p.m. ET / 8 p.m. PT. Airing in simulcast with CBS in the US, the 13-episode procedural settles into its regular timeslot beginning Saturday, January 7 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Global. From leading independent studio Entertainment One (eOne), Wildcats Productions and Sienna Films, Ransom is executive produced by Emmyģ and Golden Globeģ-winner Frank Spotnitz (The X-Files, The Man in the High Castle) through his company Big Light Productions, and stars Luke Roberts (Wolf Hall, Game of Thrones), as Eric Beaumont, a crisis and hostage negotiator whose team is brought in to save lives when no one else can. Along with CBS in the US, the procedural drama will also air on Franceís TF1 and Germanyís RTL.


Series premiere on New Year's Day + scheduled new drama on saturday night = CBS's way of saying ę We paid for that international coproduction, we watched it, it sucks. Ľ.