Yesterday, CBC, a Canadian public TV network, announced that production has begun on the second season of the comedy police TV series Republic of Doyle. The second season will premiere in January 2011 on CBC.
In this TV series that takes place in St-John's, Newfoundland (an Atlantic province of Canada), we follow Jake Doyle (Allan Hawco), a private detective, and his dad, Malachy (Sean McGinley). Together, they try to crack cases that give headaches to the police department of St-John's. In his daily life, Jake has to deal with a wife, Nikki (Rachel Wilson), that he has divorced from and constable Leslie Bennett (Krystin Pellerin).
Other regular members of the cast include Lynda Boyd, Marthe Bernard, Mark O'Brien and Bob Cole.
Finally, note that CBC has ordered 13 episodes for the second season, which is one more than the first season.