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Persons Unknown

Genres: Drama, Mystery

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Persons Unknown is an American mystery drama television series created by Christopher McQuarrie in which a group of diverse strangers find themselves stranded in a deserted town with no idea of how they got there, with security cameras watching their every move, defeating their attempts to leave.

Faced with physical, emotional and psychological challenges, the hostages must rely on each other to survive as their abductors sow mistrust and pit them against each other.

The series aired in the USA on NBC from 7 June to 28 August, 2010. There are 13 episodes in one season. It was not renewed for a second season.

Persons Unknown premiered in South Africa on DStv's M-Net Action channel on Thursday 7 October 2010, at 18h00. New episodes broadcast weekly.

Repeats

Thursdays: 22h00
Fridays: 10h00
Sundays: 14h00

Synopsis

From Academy Award-winning writer Christopher McQuarrie (The Usual Suspects) and executive producers Heather McQuarrie and Rémi Aubuchon comes Persons Unknown, a one-hour mystery drama in which a group of seven strangers must come together to solve the puzzle of their lives.

All of them have been taken from their everyday lives and have arrived in a deserted town with no recollection of how they got there.

The eclectic group of strangers are Charlie Morse (Alan Ruck); Janet Cooper (Daisy Betts); Joe Tucker (Jason Wiles); Bill Blackham (Sean O'Bryan); Moira Doherty (Tina Holmes); Sergeant Graham McNair (Chadwick Boseman); Tori Fairchild (Kate Lang Johnson); Erika Taylor (Kandyse McClure); Mark Renbe (Gerald Kyd); and Kat Damatto (Lola Glaudini).

While being held hostage, the strangers are constantly watched by omnipresent security cameras with no idea who or what is behind them. Every attempt to leave is thwarted by unforeseen circumstances, which seem to derive from mysterious forces.

At every turn, these strangers-turned-comrades are threatened physically, psychologically and emotionally.

Their chance at survival is to rely on each other. But who can they trust in this vulnerable state - either behind those cameras or amongst themselves?

Their decisions will have moral and ethical consequences, as alliances are forged and relationships brokered.


Season 1 Cast

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Bill Blackham

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Charlie Morse

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Erika Taylor

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Graham McNair

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Janet Cooper

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Joe Tucker

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Kat Damatto

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Mark Renbe

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Moira Doherty

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Tori Fairchild

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Angela Barragan

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Detective Robert Gomez

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Dr. David Salinger

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Eleanor Sullivan

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Franklin Fairchild

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Liam Ulrich

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Night Manager

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Sam Edick

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Stefano D'Angelo

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Taxi Driver

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The Director's Superior

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Tom

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Dosette

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