The first season of “Lincoln: In pursuit of the Bone Collector” ends tonight on TF1 after only 10 small episodes. And the series carried by Russell Hornsby and Arielle Kebbel will not have a sequel, due to lack of audience in the United States.
The hunt ends for Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs. Launched at the beginning of May on TF1, the first season of Lincoln: In pursuit of the Bone Collector ends this evening with the broadcast from 9:05 pm of the last two episodes, entitled “Open War” and “The Final Clash”.
Adapted from the novel Bone Collector by Jeffery Deaver, already transposed to the cinema in 1999 with Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie in the main roles, the detective series led by Russell Hornsby (Grimm) and Arielle Kebbel (Vampire Diaries) follows the investigations of Lincoln Rhyme, famous American criminologist turned quadriplegic because of a trap set by a serial killer known as the “Bone Collector”.
Faced with new murders visibly committed by his worst enemy, Lincoln has no choice but to resume the hunt from the bottom of his bed, aided by a surprising young cop, Amelia Sachs, with whom he will also team up to solve. many other cases.
The finale of season 1, offered this Tuesday evening at 9:55 p.m. on TF1, will be an opportunity for fans to discover the ultimate face to face between Lincoln and Peter Taylor (Brían F. O’Byrne), the man who is hides behind the sordid crimes of the Bone Collector. And if this last episode offers a correct conclusion to this red thread plot, it still ends on a cliffhanger that will never be resolved because Lincoln: In pursuit of the Bone Collector will not have a season 2.
The American channel NBC, which broadcast the series between January and March 2020, has indeed canceled Lincoln at the end of this first and only season. Lack of audience, because the 10 episodes gathered on average only 3.7 million viewers, for a rate of 0.47 on the privileged target of 18-49 years.
From next Tuesday on TF1, Lincoln: In pursuit of the Bone Collector will give way to a new series, Dirty John, with Connie Britton (Nashville, Friday Night Lights) and Eric Bana (Hulk, Troy).
Inspired by a true story told in a famous podcast, this 8-part thriller focuses on Debra Newell, a wealthy interior designer and mother of three grown children who, after several divorces, thinks she has found love again in her. person of John Meehan, a charming doctor. But little by little, her new husband will reveal his true face: that of a manipulative psychopath who will make his life hell.
The trailer for Dirty John, which will arrive on June 1 on TF1: