Lisa Marcos and her "Played" co-stars successfully accomplished their mission. As members of an elite Covert Investigations Unit on the freshman TV drama, they infiltrated Canadian homes with compelli...
A "crossover" is when characters from one series/property appear in an unrelated series/property. In comic books, the "shared universe" idea is so intrinsic, characters regularly guest star in each other's magazines. There are different reasons for doing a TV crossover. The first is just for the fun of it.
There was a time when you could declare a Canadian TV season if two series were airing around the same time. And a "hit" season if people had actually heard of one of them. And then along comes Played -- CTV's crime-drama about undercover cops that premieres Thursday, Oct. 3rd. Here's the best part: it's actually quite good.
Ever since "Flashpoint" ended its successful run, there's been a noticeable void in Canadian police dramas. CTV is hoping to fill that gap with "Played," a Canadian original procedural with a twist. D...