Blood and Water

OMNI Television Brings Canadians its First Original, Chinese Crime Drama Blood and Water, Beginning Nov. 8 

– Filmed and set in Vancouver, this Chinese crime drama series is available in Mandarin, Cantonese and English –

– The eight-part, 30-minute series is produced by Breakthrough Entertainment, with development on Season 2 already underway –


TORONTO (September 30, 2015) OMNI Television today announced broadcast details for the new, original series Blood and Water a compelling, character-driven, crime drama that delves into the secrets and lies of a tightly-knit family. This half-hour, eight-part crime drama premieres with two back-to-back episodes Nov. 8 at 10 p.m. ET/PT and 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, and will air regularly Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on OMNI Television (check local listings) with episodes airing next day on


Produced in Mandarin, Cantonese, and English, Blood and Water follows the story of Jo Bradley (Steph Song, Everything’s Gone Green), an ambitious young detective who overcomes her personal challenges in order to find the killer of a Vancouver billionaire’s troubled son.


“We are so proud to be the first Canadian broadcaster to bring a home-grown mainstream Chinese crime drama series to our audiences,” said Colette Watson, Vice President of Television & Broadcast Operations, Rogers. “With a complex storyline and well-developed characters, Blood and Water is a drama that will resonate not only with language audiences, but with all Canadians. We believe so much in the appeal of this series that development is already underway on Season 2.”


In the premiere episode, after Jo is hit with an unexpected diagnosis of cancer, she is given the assignment of lead detective in a complicated homicide. The drug addicted son of a prominent family has turned up dead and ritualistically buried in the endowment lands. With everything at stake, the pressure is on for Jo to quickly solve the crime and make the department look good in this high profile case, before the clock runs out.


“We are thrilled by the support of OMNI Television for this gritty and unique series,” said Diane Boehme, Executive Producer, Breakthrough Entertainment. “It’s been a privilege to have the opportunity and encouragement to take so many chances with our story.  And it’s been an honour to showcase this remarkably talented cast and crew at the top of their game.”


Directed by noted Canadian director John L’Ecuyer (Curtis’s Charm), Blood and Water stars Peter Outerbridge (Orphan Black), Elfina Luk, Fiona Fu, Simu Liu, Oscar Hsu, Loretta Yu, Osric Chau, and Russell Yuen, with special appearances by Stuart Hughes, Joel Keller, Morgan Kelly, Maria Ricossa, Victor Chiu, and Richard Chevolleau.


Executive producers are Nat Abraham, Diane Boehme, Ira Levy, Michael McGuigan, and Peter Williamson. The series is produced by Yipeng Ben Lu and Neil Bregman, written by Al Kratina and Dan Trotta, and edited by Paul Winestock and Victor C.H. Fan.  From Rogers Media, Nataline Rodrigues is Director of Original Programming, Hayden Mindell is Vice President of Television Programming & Content, and Colette Watson is Vice President of Broadcast.


About Breakthrough Entertainment

Headquartered in Toronto, Breakthrough Entertainment Inc. (BEI) is a world class studio, being a leading global producer and distributor of acclaimed primetime comedy and drama series, as well as factual entertainment, documentaries, television movies, feature films, family entertainment and children’s animation. As one of Canada’s largest television production and distribution companies, BEI has licensed programs to major broadcasters in over 200 territories. With a catalogue of over 3000 half-hours of programming, the company handles distribution as well as worldwide pre-sales, co-productions and third-party acquisitions. In addition to its dedicated program development, production and distribution divisions, Breakthrough’s digital media division ranks among one of the industry’s most respected producers


About OMNI

OMNI is a free, over-the-air multilingual/multicultural television system committed to reflecting Canada’s diversity by broadcasting an array of ethnocultural programming, serving multiple language communities. With five television stations – in BC; Alberta (Calgary and Edmonton) and Ontario (OMNI.1 and OMNI.2) – OMNI has a combined reach to 22.7 million people across Canada. With locally produced diversity programs, OMNI also delivers star–studded international series and films, including Bollywood blockbusters, Asian Cinema, as well as Italian and Portuguese telenovelas. For more information visit


Media Contacts:

Stephanie Leslie, OMNI Television, 416.764.3191,

Steve Syatt, SSA Public Relations, 818.907.0500,


OMNI Television将从118日起为加拿大观众带来首部原创的中文犯罪

剧情连续剧 Blood and Water


剧集第一季共八集,每集30分钟,由Breakthrough Entertainment制作,而第二季的开拍已在筹备中


多伦多(2015930日)OMNI Television今日公布了最新原创电视剧 Blood and Water 的播出详情 ,这部犯罪剧情连续剧述及一个紧密团结家庭内部发生的秘密和谎言,剧情靠角色推动,扣人心弦。118 10:00 ET/PT10:30ET/PT,这部八集的连续剧将进行首播(两集连播),随后每 周日 10:00 ET/PTOMNI Television 播出(请查阅当地节目表),次日在 www.OMNITV.ca重播。


Blood and Water 使用普通话、粤语和英语制作,讲述一名年轻有为的探员Jo Bradley(Steph Song饰,Everythings Gone Green)克服重重困难,务将杀死温哥华亿万富的问题儿子的凶手绳之以法的故事。


“我们很荣幸能成为第一家用中文为观众带来本土主流犯罪剧情连续剧的加拿大电视台​​,” Rogers电视和广播运营副总裁Colette Watson如是说。 “Blood and Water 故事情节复杂,人物形象饱满,不仅能够引起目标语言的观众,也能引起广大加拿大人的共鸣。我们对这部电视剧的吸引力非常有信心,因此第二季的摄制也已经正在紧锣密鼓的筹备中。”




“OMNI Television给予这部独一无二的犯罪剧的支持非常让人欢欣鼓舞 ,” Breakthrough Entertainment的执行制片人Diane Boehme说道。“我很荣幸能够有这样的机会和鼓励为我们的剧集作出许多大胆的尝试。剧组人员能够凭此展现他们出众的才华,这也是一种荣誉。”


Blood and Water 由加拿大导演John L’Ecuyer(Curtis’s Charm)执导,Peter Outerbridge(Orphan Black)、Elfina Luk、Fiona Fu、Simu Liu、Oscar Hsu、Loretta Yu、Osric Chau和Russell Yuen担纲主演,Stuart Hughes、Joel Keller、Morgan Kelly、Maria Ricossa、Victor Chiu和Richard Chevolleau友情客串。


Nat Abraham、Diane Boehme、Ira Levy、Michael McGuigan和Peter Williamson担任执行制片人。剧集制片人为Yipeng Ben Lu和Neil Bregman,剧本由Al Kratina和Dan Trotta撰写,Paul Winestock 和Victor C.H. 编辑  Nataline Rodrigues是Rogers Media的原创节目策划总监,Hayden Mindell是电视策划和节目内容副总裁,Colette Watson则是广播运营副总裁。


关于Breakthrough Entertainment

Breakthrough Entertainment Inc. (BEI)总部位于多伦多,是一家世界级制片厂,也是全球知名的黄金时段喜剧和连续剧、真人秀​、纪录片、电视电影、专题电影、家庭娱乐和儿童动画的制片商和发行商。作为加拿大最大的电视节目制作和发行公司之一,BEI已向200多个地区的大型电视台进行了节目​授权。公司手握3000个半小时节目的目录,负责节目在全球各地发行、预售、联合制作和第三​方收购。除了专门的节目开发、制作和发行部门以外,Breakthrough的数字媒体事业部也已跻身行业最受尊敬的制片部门之一。



OMNI是一个免费的空中多语言/多文化电视系统,致力于通过播出各民族文化的节目反映加拿大社会的多元性,为多语言社区提供服务。OMNI在不列颠哥伦比亚、阿尔伯塔(Calgary和Edmonton)以及多伦多(OMNI​.1和OMNI.2)共拥有五家电视台,覆盖了全加2270万观众。除了本地制作的多元化节目,OMNI还提供星光闪耀的海外电视剧和电影,包括宝莱坞大片、亚洲电影以及意大利和葡萄牙的浪漫电视肥皂剧。OMNI Television隶属 Rogers Communications Inc.(TSX:RCI ,NYSE:RCI)旗下的Rogers Broadcasting Limited。Rogers Communications Inc.是一家多元化的加拿大通信和媒体公司。更多详情,请访问



Stephanie Leslie,OMNI Television,

Steve Syatt,SSA Public Relations,