The last use of Team One is at hand: The producers of Flashpoint have decided to end the Canadian action series with the upcoming fifth season. They emphasize that the series has not been set, but that they want to stop by itself on the creative peak.
The Team One of the Strategic Response Unit (SRU) will soon turn out for the last time to end kidnappings, shootings and critical situations of any kind. As the producers of the Canadian action series on Tuesday announced via Facebook and Twitter, gave the upcoming fifth season of the series will also be the final season.
"Today we have the cast and the crew reported that this will be our last season of Flashpoint. We have decided to end the series, as long as we are at our creative peak. Thus, we will be able to provide our fans with the 75th to give a satisfactory and final episode and fitting series finale. "
Mark Ellis, who co-invented the series asks the fans not to be sad. "That way we can end the series the way we want it." He and his wife / co-author Stephanie Morgenstern are currently writing the screenplay for the series finale.
Together, the two explained: "The last five seasons have been a remarkable journey and we are immensely grateful to all of you that you have accompanied us on this journey."
The fifth season of "Flashpoint" will consist of 13 episodes. A broadcast date is not yet known.
"Flashpoint" is about a special police task force in Toronto. Play leading roles in the Hugh Dillon, Enrico Colantoni, Amy Jo Johnson, David Paetkau, Sergio Di Zio and Cle Bennett.
In her native Canada, "Flashpoint" on CTV ratings hit a continuing - and a guarantee of television awards. The producers emphasize therefore that the series has not been deposed, but that it has acted to their free decision.
Internationally, the series has found a large audience. 2008 prepared for "Flashpoint" on CBS, the new wave of Canadian series on U.S. television. In Germany, the series on free TV, probably brought on because of the rather erratic broadcasting policy, RTL 2, not a great success. On the pay-TV channel launched on 13th Street next Sunday, the 6th May, the fourth season of the series premiere as Germany.