Caroline Dhavernas to star in Lifetime's 'Mary Kills People' series

By Karen Butler  |  Oct. 15, 2016 at 11:17 PM
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LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Lifetime says it has ordered six, one-hour episodes of the darkly comedic drama, Mary Kills People.

Created by Tara Armstrong, the series stars Caroline Dhavernas as a single mother/emergency-room doctor who helps terminally ill people in need end their lives with dignity. The ensemble also features Jay Ryan, Richard Short, Lyriq Bent, Greg Bryk and Charlotte Sullivan.

"With a creative team led by the incomparable Tassie Cameron, Tara Armstrong's richly layered writing, Holly Dale's expert direction, and an outstanding cast, Mary Kills People will be an intense and thought-provoking series," John Morayniss, chief executive officer of producers eOne Television, said in a statement. "Lifetime is undoubtedly the perfect home for this topical and ground-breaking drama."

The show is expected to debut next year. 


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