CTV Gives Full-Season Orders to ‘Played’ Cop Drama, ‘Satisfaction’ Comedy Pilot

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The latest commissions come as the Canadian broadcaster continues to bet on homegrown series like just-wrapped "Flashpoint" to complement popular U.S. shows.

TORONTO – CTV has given a full-season order to the homegrown undercover cop drama Played, from indie producers Muse Entertainment and Back Alley Film Productions.

And the Canadian broadcaster gave a greenlight to the single-camera comedy Satisfaction from Los Angeles-based Canadian TV scribe Tim McAuliffe (Up All Night, The Office), ordering 12 more half hour episodes after an earlier pilot.

CTV ordered 13 one hours of Played, a ensemble police procedural that follows the Covert Investigations Unit (CIU), a Toronto-based police unit that goes undercover to infiltrate criminal organizations.

Greg Nelson (Saving Hope) created the cop drama and will show-run the series with Adrienne Mitchell of Back Alley Film Productions.

Played, which CTV is betting will replace the just-wrapped Flashpoint drama…

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