Canadian legal drama Diggstown is heading to the U.S. after Fox acquired the series.
The U.S. network has become the latest broadcast network to lean into buying global scripted series to deal with the impact of Covid-19. It previously acquired Canadian unscripted series Holmes Family Outcome.
The broadcaster has picked up twelve episodes for seasons one and two of the drama, which comes from eOne and stars General Hospital’s Vinessa Antoine.
Created by Floyd Kane, Diggstown follows Marcie Diggs (Antoine), a star corporate lawyer who reconsiders her priorities and moves to work in a legal-aid office after her beloved aunt takes her own life following the pressures of a malicious prosecution.
The series explores issues of social injustice among other topical matters and universal themes. The team of lawyers that Marcie works with are a curious band of do-gooders, cynics, and scrappers – messy souls struggling to keep ……
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