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Adapted from author Giles Blunt's award-winning "John Cardinal Mysteries" series, Cardinal is a six-episode dramatic thriller that follows Detective John Cardinal on a chilling hunt for a brutal killer in a small Northern Ontario town.

Demoted for a hunch about a case that he wouldn't let go, Cardinal is brought back to the Homicide Unit when the body of missing 13-year-old Katie Pine is discovered, proving his instincts correct. Back on the case, his search for her murderer soon becomes an all-consuming race to stay ahead of a serial killer.

Meanwhile, Cardinal must manage his own precarious family issues and secrets, and keep a watchful eye on his new partner, Detective Lise Delorme, who he believes may have her own secret agenda.

Show Info

Network: Canada CTV (2017 - now)
Schedule: Mondays at 22:00 (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Drama Crime Thriller
Episodes ordered: 6 episodes
Developed by: Aubrey Nealon

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Also known as:
  • Кардинал (Russian Federation Russian Federation)