DIRECTV?s New Wednesday Night Programming Block
To Feature Chlo? Sevigny as a Killer With a Unique Secret
in the Series? Premiere of HIT AND MISS
Series to Debut on July 11 following the Premiere Fifth and Final
season of DAMAGES exclusively on DIRECTV?s Audience Network
DIRECTV?s Audience Network?heats up this summer with the U.S. premiere of the?highly anticipated drama?HIT AND MISS,?starring?Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe?winner?Chlo??Sevigny. The new series?will premiere as part of a new Wednesday night summer programming block on?Wednesday,?July 11 at 10 p.m. ET/PT,?immediately following the season five premiere of the award-winning, critically?acclaimed legal thriller,?DAMAGES,?starring Emmy Award-winner Glenn?Close and Emmy Award-nominee?Rose Byrne.
HIT AND MISS,?from?Paul Abbott, creator of?Shameless?and?State of Play,?is a high concept and ambitious new series that?follows?Chlo? Sevingy as Mia, a?contract?killer with a?secret: she’s a transgender woman. Mia’s life is sent into a?tailspin when she receives a letter from an ex-girlfriend dying from cancer?revealing that Mia fathered a son eleven years?ago.?Faced with a difficult?decision, Mia becomes the guardian to a new family?forcing?her to mix her killer instincts with her newly developing maternal instincts.?HIT?AND MISS?tells?the story of a?lethal killer at the heart of a troubled family and how all of their lives will?be dramatically changed forever.
HIT AND MISS?is the first original series commissioned by Sky Atlantic in the UK and?is a co-production made?by Abbott’s production and development?company, AbbottVision, and Red?Production?Company.?The series is the?latest project to?come out of FremantleMedia Enterprises? first look distribution deal with?AbbottVision.
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