FANS OF “THE FIVE” AND “SAFE” WILL ENJOY TWO NEW SERIES FROM AUTHOR HARLAN COBEN,
“NO SECOND CHANCE” AND “JUST ONE LOOK”
DEBUTING ON THE PBS MASTERPIECE PRIME VIDEO CHANNEL
Arlington, VA – December 19, 2019 – This January, fans of Netflix’s “The Five” and “Safe,” can look no further to find more dramas from best-selling author Harlan Coben. The PBS MASTERPIECE Prime Video Channel will debut “No Second Chance” and “Just One Look,” two French series based on Coben’s books of the same names. The subscription rate for the PBS MASTERPIECE Prime Video Channel is $5.99/month with an Amazon Prime or Prime Video subscription. Every purchase helps supports public television for all.
Information about each of the programs is listed below.
No Second Chance,
Dr. Alice Lambert realizes that her life has taken a drastic turn when she wakes up in the hospital from an eight-day coma. Her husband has been killed, she has been shot, and her young daughter, Tara has been abducted.
One afternoon she receives a phone call and a package containing a piece of Tara’s clothing.
Streaming: January 3, 2020
Language: French with English Subtitles
The abductors are asking for 1 million euros in exchange for her baby with one single rule: no police involvement. Realizing her child’s future lies within the kidnappers hands, she embarks on a desperate hunt for Tara – with help only from her former lover, Richard. Alice must tread carefully, since one mistake could have dramatic consequences. Burdened with the pressure from the police and threats from the kidnappers – can she keep herself together? And…just how far is she willing to go to save her child?
Just One Look, Season 1
Just One Look stars multi award-winning actress Virginie Ledoyen, Leonardo DiCaprio’s co-star in “The Beach,” as Eva. Eva leads a peaceful life in France happily married to Bastien along with their two children, Max and Salome. One day a mysterious photograph arrives and threatens to turn her life upside down. The photo is of her husband Bastien with a mysterious woman’s face scratched out.
Streaming: January 24, 2020
Language: French with English Subtitles
He denies any recollection of the event and the next night, he leaves with the children to stay in a hotel. Suddenly Eva loses all contact with him and the children. She now has only one goal: to find them at all costs, even if the scars of her own past begin to resurface. Questions about her life begin to arise. Is her whole life based on a lie? Can you ever truly trust those closest to you? Can love overcome all else?
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About WALTER PRESENTS
Walter Presents launched in January 2016 in the U.K. as a video-on-demand service and is a joint venture between Channel 4 and Global Series Network, founded by Jason Thorp, Walter Iuzzolino and Jo McGrath. Dedicated to showcasing award-winning foreign language drama, the service is named after its curator, Walter Iuzzolino, a passionate drama fan. In March 2017, Walter Presents launched as an SVOD platform in the U.S., with the New York Times hailing it as a “chic TV boutique with a foreign accent.” In November 2017, Walter Presents launched in Australia through pay TV service Foxtel, and in Italy in September 2018, it launched its first roll-out in mainland Europe on Discovery’s Nove, Giallo and Dplay channels. In October 2018, Walter Presents partnered with PBS Distribution to launch over 300 hours of quality foreign language drama on the MASTERPIECE Prime Video Channel. Walter’s Choice is a selection of the Walter Presents programming that is made available for air on PBS stations.
About PBS Distribution
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