G.B. Joyce wrote a bestselling novel on Detectives, named The Code, and years later, Tim Kilby and Shelley Eriksen came up with an idea to turn it into a television show. Originally, the show was named the same as the novel (The Code), but later, the makers of the show decided to name it “Private eyes”.
The story revolves around the lives and everyday experiences of Matthew Kevin and Angelina Susan. Angelina is initially the boss of Matthew, but later they become pi agency partners at Everette investigations when Angelina takes over the firm after the death of her father.
Matthew and Angelina are detectives who work together on different cases and get into situations that challenge them but tickle their audience and make them roll on the floor with laughter. These private investigators solve cases in Toronto. Ever since the fifth season of the show has gone off air, fans are eagerly waiting for the release of its sixth season. Will there be a sixth season? Who all shall be starring in the sixth season? Let’s find out!
|TV Series:||Private eyes|
|Composers:||“Private Eyes” by Dear Rouge|
|Original run:||May 26, 2016 –
August 26, 2021
|Directed by:||Tim Kilby
|Written by:||Based on “The Code” by G.B. Joyce|
More about the show:
Private Eyes is one of the most popular Television shows to have been released in the last decade. The show belonged to the genre of Detective, Comedy-drama, and Crime. It was helmed by Tim Kilby and Shelley Eriksen, and it is based on the novel, “The Code” written by G.B. Joyce. Private eyes starred Jason Priestley and Cindy Sampson in the protagonist roles. The Opening theme of “Private Eyes” has been created by Dear Rouge. The show was originally made in Canada and in English. It has had a total of 5 seasons and 60 episodes.
The executive producers of the show are Shelley Eriksen, Alan McCullough, John Morayniss, Rachel Fulford, Tecca Crosby, Shawn Piller, Lloyd Segan, Tassie Cameron, Kelly Makin, and Jason Priestley. Each of its episodes is approximately 43-45 minutes long. The production companies involved in its making are Piller/Segan, Shaw in season 1, Corus from season 2, and Entertainment One Television. The official distributor of the show is Entertainment One.
The Original networks on which the show aired were Global for Canada and Ion for the United States of America. The show premiered on May 26, 2016, and its latest episode was released on August 26, 2021.
The original series is a crime-solving procedural drama that consists of 10 mind-blowing episodes. In the series, the story follows the life of Matt Shade who was formerly a well-known professional hockey player whose character is played by Jason Priestley.
Matt’s life takes a deep turn when he drives towards it by deciding to team up with the fierce Police Officer Angie Everett whose character is played by the gorgeous Cindy Sampson. The duo, quite unlikely at first, manages to form an investigative powerhouse through their unlikely chemistry and coordination.
Throughout the journey, Matt Shade is forced to examine this change in his life and analyze and examine what he has become and what is becoming he desires. The ongoing episodes of the series are a series of the unlikely partnership of Matt and Angie investigating through levels of high stakes crimes in the various spheres including horse racing, fine dining, Toronto’s vibrant hip hop scenery, scandals in literature, magic clubs, and the list doesn’t have an end.
The debut episode of the series starts with Matt and Angie joining hands to form the most unexpected and seldom alliance to investigate the Case of his client who is a young athlete who gets in trouble due to unfortunate and ill circumstances.
Jason Priestley featured in the role of Matthew Kevin “Matt” (“Shadow”) Shade, and Cindy Sampson essayed the role of Angelina Susan “Angie” Everett. Apart from the protagonists, there were several other important recurring characters like Barry Flatman essayed the role of Don Shade, and Jordyn Negri featured in the role of Juliet “Jules” Shade. Clé Bennett played the role of Detective Derek Nolan and Ennis Esmer played the role of Detective Kurtis “Maz” Mazhari.
Nicole de Boer essayed the role of Becca D’Orsay, and Jonny Gray played the character of Liam Benson, Jules’s boyfriend. Bree Williamson featured in the role of Melanie Parker, while Mark Ghanimé played the role of Dr. Ken Graham. Samantha Wan played the role of Zoe Chow and Sharnon Lewis featured in the role of Shona Clement. Kris Lemche played the role of Deputy Eddy Conroy, while Ruth Goodwin essayed the role of Danica Powers.
Linda Kash featured in the role of Inspector Mathilda Carlson, and Brett Donahue played the role of Tex Clarkson. Supinder Wraich played the character of Kate Bashwa and Keshia Chanté essayed the role of Mia. Elyse Levesque essayed the role of Willow Maitland, and Kandyse McClure played the character of Jada Berry.
The show has had 5 seasons released till now. The first season of the show had 10 episodes that aired from May 26, 2016, to July 28, 2016. The second season of the show was released in two parts. The first part had 9 episodes which were aired from May 25, 2017, to July 20, 2017. The second part also had 9 episodes which aired from May 27, 2018, to July 29, 2018.
The third season had 12 episodes that aired from May 29, 2019, to August 7, 2019. The fourth season had 12 episodes that aired from November 2, 2020, to February 4, 2021. The fifth season had 8 episodes which aired from July 7, 2021, to August 26, 2021.
Will there be a sixth season?
Ever since the fifth season of the show ended, fans were eagerly waiting for the announcement regarding its sixth season. Well, to everyone’s sadness, Jason Priestly talked about how he was saddened to inform that the show had come to its end and there won’t be the sixth season to it.