Escape Expands to Scripted Dramas With ‘Trace’
Katz-owned multicast network Escape has acquired the rights to drama series Without a Trace in a multi-year licensing agreement with Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution (WBDTD).
Escape will launch Without a Trace on New Year’s Day with a 12-episode marathon starting at noon ET. The series will be seen weeknights with two episodes back to back starting at 9 p.m. ET beginning Tuesday, Jan. 2.
Without a Trace will be Escape’s first scripted drama series. It joins and expands a programming mix of original and acquired docuseries and theatrical motion pictures anchored in stories of investigation and mystery. Escapereaches women 25-54 and is currently seen in 90 percent of the U.S.
The multiple-award winning Without a Trace, which originally aired on CBS (2002-09), follows an FBI team in New York City tasked with finding missing persons.