Theme music composer
Country of origin
Final episode date
25 November 2013
First episode date
8 January 2013
Tracey ForbesCalum de Hartog
David Sutcliffe, Rick Roberts
Canadian Screen Award for Best Original Music Score for a Series
The Border (TV series), King (2011 TV series), Murdoch Mysteries
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Cracked is a Canadian television drama series, which aired from January 8 to November 25, 2013 on CBC Television.
- Cracked tuesdays at 9pm on cbc cbc
- Weighty ghost wintersleep
- Season One 2013
- Season Two 201314
The series created by writer Tracey Forbes and Toronto Emergency Task Force officer Calum de Hartog and executive produced by Peter Raymont and Janice Dawe of White Pine Pictures. It premiered on January 8, 2013.
The series was announced in May as part of CBC's autumn and winter schedule, which featured only three new shows and Murdoch Mysteries moving from Citytv to CBC. Principal photography began in Toronto in July 2012.
The show was selected as a MIPCOM Hot Pick in October 2012. On October 4, 2012, White Pine Pictures announced that they secured the program sale of the series to Astral's Québec fiction channel Séries+ pre-MIPCOM. On January 15, 2013, they announced the sale of the series by German distributor BetaFilm to Canal+ in France. Cracked went to air on the newly branded free TV channel, D8, Fridays at 8.45pm, commencing April 19, 2013. The theme music is performed by Wintersleep and is titled 'Weighty Ghost'.
On April 2, 2013, CBC renewed Cracked for a second season, which began airing September 30, 2013, with the season premiere entitled "Swans."
On May 22, 2013, Brooke Nevin was unveiled as the new psychiatrist, Dr. Clara Malone, who would join the cast for Season Two.
The first season premiered in the US on ReelzChannel cable on August 30, 2013 with the second season picked up for 2014.
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Cracked follows the newly formed Psych Crimes Unit within a Canadian police department led by experienced ETS officer Detective Aidan Black (David Sutcliffe). This unique team of police officers and psychiatrists respond to bizarre and frightening crises and solve compelling cases involving emotionally disturbed criminals, victims and witnesses.
Season One (2013)
Season One stars David Sutcliffe as Detective Aidan Black, a seasoned officer who transfers from the Emergency Task Force to the Psych Crimes and Crisis Unit after struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder; and Stefanie von Pfetten as psychiatrist Dr. Daniella Ridley, who leaves her prominent position at a downtown hospital to partner with the police. Black and Ridley are the lead team in a newly formed Psych Crimes Unit where they are joined by Poppy Wisnefski, a young cop cynical beyond her years, played by Luisa D'Oliveira, and a compassionate psychiatric nurse, Leo Beckett, played by Dayo Ade. Together they combine police investigative skills and psychiatric insight to resolve crises and solve crimes.
Season Two (2013–14)
Brooke Nevin joined the cast for Season Two as psychiatrist Dr. Clara Malone.