Bad news for fans of crime tropes: their weekly dose of investigation led by Sonia Rolland and Béatrice de la Boulaye will be somewhat toned down starting tonight.
Filmed in Martinique last Friday, the detective series made a triumphant return to France 2 with a highly successful Season 4, which continues the difficult story of Melissa Saint-Rose and Cyril (Stan Coppet), while Gael Crivelli struggles to recover. Ending the relationship with Frank. And don’t expect an upheaval that will shake his life.
The first two episodes of this fourth installment, which formed a dual investigation against the backdrop of a police infiltration, guest starring Stefan Blancafort (Tandem), averaged 4.35 million viewers (24.4% of the 4+ audience). Allowing the channel to be the leader and ahead of Mask Singer on TF1.
Apparently anticipating the continued success of Criminal Tropics — a series that averaged more than 5 million subscribers in its third season last fall — France 2 announced a few weeks ago that it was planning to slow down its broadcast of Season 4. on Friday, May 26.
To ensure a long broadcast and a good audience for seven weeks, the channel broadcasts only one new episode every Friday, followed by reruns of previous seasons.
A method that France 2 already implemented last year, after very good scores on the first night of Season 3, and which is also familiar to HPI fans, as TF1 also broadcasts only the unpublished investigation of Morgan Alvaro (Audrey Fleuro) during the week. .
Tonight at 9:10 p.m., Criminal Tropics fans will be able to discover “Ravine Touza,” the third episode of Season 4, in which the two heroes investigate a case that deeply affects one of them.
When a young student is found murdered near his campus, Melissa and Gael discover that he was a cameraman in order to survive. And it doesn’t take long for the investigation to lead them to suspect one of her teachers, who turns out to be in love with Melissa’s daughter Chloe (Antoinette Guire).
But for the most impatient, the entirety of season four is now available to preview on france.tv.
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