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FRANKIE DRAKE MYSTERIES: Season 1

Airs Saturdays, Oct. 12 - Dec. 19, 2020 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV

FRANKIE DRAKE MYSTERIES stars Lauren Lee Smith (CSI) as Frankie (right) and C...

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Above: FRANKIE DRAKE MYSTERIES stars Lauren Lee Smith (CSI) as Frankie (right) and Chantel Riley ("Race") as Trudy (left).

In 1920s Toronto, the city's only female private detectives defy expectations and rebel against conventions to crack the cases the police don't want to touch. FRANKIE DRAKE MYSTERIES stars Lauren Lee Smith (CSI) as Frankie and Chantel Riley ("Race") as Trudy.

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FRANKIE DRAKE MYSTERIES stars Lauren Lee Smith (CSI) as Frankie (right) and Chantel Riley ("Race") as Trudy (left).

EPISODE GUIDE:

Episode 1: "Mother of Pearl" airs Saturday, Oct. 12 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV - Frankie is forced to partner with an unlikely ally when she's the number one suspect in a jewelry heist. Guest Starring: Wendy Crewson (SAVING HOPE, 24, "Revenge"), Steve Lund (REIGN), Derek McGrath (LITTLE MOSQUE ON THE PRAIRIE).

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On "Mother of Pearl" Frankie is forced to partner with an unlikely ally when she's the number one suspect in a jewelry heist.

Episode 2: "Ladies in Red" airs Saturday, Oct. 17 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV - Frankie and Trudy are hired to root out communists at a factory, but things soon take a deadly turn. Guest Starring: Karen Robinson (SCHITT'S CREEK, "Lars and the Real Girl"), Paul Amos (MURDOCH MYSTERIES).



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Frankie and Trudy are hired to root out communists at a factory, but things soon take a deadly turn.

Episode 3: "Summer in the City" airs Saturday, Oct. 24 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV - When a body is found in a young man's trunk, the case brings the ladies to the city's upper crust. Guest Starring: Emmanuel Kabongo (21 THUNDER, TEENAGERS), William Melling ("Harry Potter" films), Grace Lynn Kung (“Star Trek: Discovery”).

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When a body is found in a young man's trunk, the case brings the ladies to the city's upper crust.

Episode 4: "Healing Hands" airs Saturday, Oct. 31 at 8 p.m, on KPBS TV - Protecting a faith-healer unexpectedly takes the ladies into Toronto's fledgling jazz scene. Guest Starring: Emmanuel Kabongo (21 THUNDER, TEENAGERS), Karen Robinson (SCHITT'S CREEK, "Lars and the Real Girl").



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Chantel Riley as Trudy in a scene from "Healing Hands." Protecting a faith-healer unexpectedly takes the ladies into Toronto's fledgling jazz scene.

Episode 5: "Out of Focus" airs Saturday, Nov. 7 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV - Frankie and Trudy go undercover on a silent movie set to solve a seemingly impossible murder. Guest Starring: Laura Vandervoort (SMALLVILLE).



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A scene from "Out of Focus." Frankie and Trudy go undercover on a silent movie set to solve a seemingly impossible murder.

Episode 6: "Whisper Sisters" airs Saturday, Nov. 14 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV - When an innocent child is shot, Frankie and Trudy investigate the dangerous world of bootlegging. Guest Starring: William Melling ("Harry Potter" films), Grace Lynn Kung (“Star Trek: Discovery”).



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A scene from "Whisper Sisters." When an innocent child is shot, Frankie and Trudy investigate the dangerous world of bootlegging.

Episode 7: "Ties that Bind" airs Saturday, Nov. 21 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV - Searching for a missing friend of Mary's leads Frankie and Trudy to Chinatown – and murder. Guest Starring: Melanie Scrofano ("Wynona Earp"), Russell Yuen (BLOOD AND WATER, "Arrival"), Grace Lynn Kung (“Star Trek: Discovery”), Wendy Crewson (SAVING HOPE, 24).



FRANKIE DRAKE MYSTERIES: Episode 7 Preview

Searching for a missing friend of Mary's leads Frankie and Trudy to Chinatown – and murder.

Episode 8: "The Pilot Episode" airs Saturday, Nov. 28 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV - A day off turns into a day at the office for Frankie and Trudy when the son of an aviator is kidnapped. Guest Starring: Laurence Fox (INSPECTOR LEWIS), Charlotte Sullivan (CHICAGO FIRE, ROOKIE BLUE), Lucas Bryant (HAVEN, SHOOT THE MESSENGER), Kris Holden-Ried (VIKINGS, LOST GIRL).



FRANKIE DRAKE MYSTERIES: Episode 8 Preview

A day off turns into a day at the office for Frankie and Trudy when the son of an aviator is kidnapped.

Episode 9: "Ghosts" airs Saturday, Dec. 5 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV - The horrors of war haunt Frankie as she attempts to solve the murders of several ex-officers. Guest Starring: Kris Holden-Ried (VIKINGS, LOST GIRL).

FRANKIE DRAKE MYSTERIES: Episode 9 Preview

The horrors of war haunt Frankie as she attempts to solve the murders of several ex-officers.



Episode 10: "Anastasia" airs Saturday, Dec. 12 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV - Frankie is hired to protect a girl who claims to be a Russian princess from political foes who want her dead. Guest Stars: Jodelle Ferland (DARK MATTER), Wendy Crewson (SAVING HOPE, 24,), Sebastian Pigott (BEING ERICA).



FRANKIE DRAKE MYSTERIES: Episode 10 Preview

Frankie is hired to protect a girl who claims to be a Russian princess from political foes who want her dead.

Episode 11: "Once Burnt Twice Spied" airs Saturday, Dec. 19 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV - When Frankie suddenly disappears, Mary discovers the story of how Drake Private Detectives was formed. Guest Starring: Karen Robinson (SCHITT'S CREEK, "Lars and the Real Girl"), Grace Lynn Kung (“Star Trek: Discovery”), Christopher Jacot (SAVING HOPE, EUREKA)

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A scene from "Once Burnt Twice Spied." When Frankie suddenly disappears, Mary discovers the story of how Drake Private Detectives was formed.

FRANKIE DRAKE MYSTERIES: Episode 11 Preview

When Frankie suddenly disappears, Mary discovers the story of how Drake Private Detectives was formed.

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