Departure

On a routine crossing from JFK to Heathrow, Flight 716 does the unthinkable. It vanishes, taking with it the 256 passengers on board. It’s a mystery that brilliant aviation investigator Kendra Malley and her team must solve, and fast.

  • Drama
  • 1 Season: 6 episodes x one-hour drama series
  • Shaftesbury Departure Inc, Greenpoint Productions Departure Limited
Everyone is Suspect.

A high-octane conspiracy thriller about the shock disappearance of Flight 716

On a routine crossing from JFK to Heathrow, passenger Flight 716 does the unthinkable; it vanishes, taking with it the 256 passengers on board.

‘Departure,’ follows the mystery of Flight 716’s disappearance, at the centre of which is crack investigator—Kendra Malley.  With the whole world watching, Kendra and her team race to pinpoint the missing aircraft and locate possible survivors. They must battle through a host of suspects – pilot suicide, terrorism, political murder, systems failure – to determine what really happened to Flight 716. And to stop it from happening again. But there are powerful interests who want Kendra Malley to fail. Dangerous conspirators who are determined to bury the truth along with the 256 victims of Flight 716. Kendra knows it is the biggest case of her life. But what she doesn’t yet realize is – it could kill her. She could be victim 257.

Each new discovery only deepens the mystery surrounding the disaster, revealing a host of suspects and motives: pilot suicide, terrorism, systems failure, politically motivated murder. Battling forces conspiring to undermine the investigation, Kendra must find the truth of what really happened to Flight 716… and stop it from happening again.

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  • DRAMAScripted Series 6 x 45’
  • Years of Production2018 to 2019
  • Directed ByT.J. Scott
  • PARTNERSCorus
  • Produced ByShaftesbury and Greenpoint Productions in association with Corus Entertainment for Global (Canada)
  • StarringArchie Panjabi, Christopher Plummer, Kris Holden-Ried, Claire Forlani
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NBCUNIVERSAL INTERNATIONAL NETWORKS ACQUIRES ​DEPARTURE

THE HIGH-OCTANE CONSPIRACY SERIES STARRING ARCHIE PANJABI AND CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER – FROM STARLINGS TELEVISION AND RED ARROW STUDIOS INTERNATIONAL

NBCUniversal International Networks (NBCUIN) today announced the acquisition of ​Departure f​ rom Red Arrow Studios International to air in Europe and Africa.
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Global has commissioned a new Canadian original six-part event series, Departure

ARCHIE PANJABI AND CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER LEAD GLOBAL’S NEW ORIGINAL EVENT SERIES DEPARTURE NOW IN PRODUCTION

Slated to join Global’s 2019 primetime schedule, the high-octane conspiracy series follows the mystery of a passenger plane that vanishes over the Atlantic Ocean.
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