23 ABR 2021

KESHET 12 COMMISSIONS SECOND SEASON OF “LINE IN THE SAND"

Koda Communications will produce the eight-part show. The first part of the series reached an average share of 27.2% and has become the most-watched show on the channel since 2015.

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Keshet 12, has ordered the second season of "Line in the Sand," the intense crime drama series co-created by Rotem Shamir and Yuval Yefet.  "'Line in the Sand' launched our 2021 drama slot on Keshet 12 - a slot in which we’ll broadcast at least eight dramas and comedies,” Karni Ziv, Keshet Broadcasting’s Head of Drama and Comedy said. “Following the success of season one, both here in Israel and in terms of interest around the world, we have greenlit the second season to satisfy the viewers' curiosity about the continuation of the story. We are grateful to continue to be the home of leading Israeli dramas, both in Israel and in the world." 

The 8-part season will again be produced by Koda Communications, directed by Rotem Shamir alongside visual effects specialist Dan Sachar, with Ram Landes producing. Keshet International (KI) is distributing the tape and format internationally for both series. "From inception, we dared to dream of the opportunity to let this rich story unfold over several seasons. We are honored and thankful to have once again won the trust of Avi Nir, Karni Ziv, and Keshet and can't be more enthusiastic to dive back into the world of these characters, along with Ram Landes and our partners at Koda,” Rotem Shamir and Yuval Yefet, co-creators of Line in the Sand and Netflix’s Diamonds, said.

“Line in the Sand” made its debut on Keshet 12 earlier this year and garnered excellent ratings. The viewing shares for the first two episodes reached  29.6% and 25.2%, with an average share of 27.2% across its eight-part airing. The show has beocme the most watched show on the network since 2015. “We have had a fantastic response from buyers following our launch of Line in the Sand at our London TV Screenings event, so hearing a second season is on its way is great news all round!,” Keren Shahar, KI’s COO and President of Distribution said.

Set 15 years ago on Israel's golden coast and inspired by real events, ”Line in the Sand” stars Tshai Halevi as Alon, a police detective who leaves behind a high-flying career to return to his hometown. he is then forced to engage with criminal forces, and must then figure out how to lock the bad guy up.

'Line in the Sand' launched our 2021 drama slot on Keshet 12 - a slot in which we’ll broadcast at least eight dramas and comedies. Following the success of season one, both here in Israel and in terms of interest around the world, we have greenlit the second season to satisfy the viewers' curiosity about the continuation of the story. We are grateful to continue to be the home of leading Israeli dramas, both in Israel and in the world.” Karni Ziv Keshet Broadcasting’s Head of Drama and Comedy