Nine launches the US family adventure series, Crusoe this month.
Based on the classic tale, the series stars Philip Winchester, Tongayi Chirisa and Sam Neill. It was uniquely produced by a British production company for NBC.
The series premiered in the US last October but after a disappointing reception did not survive past 13 episodes.
After he’s shipwrecked, Robinson Crusoe and his companion Friday face the adventures and challenges of life on a deserted island in this action-packed television series based on Daniel Defoe’s classic novel. The only thing keeping Crusoe sane is the memories of his past life and the love of his life. Stars Philip Winchester, Tongayi Chirisa and Australia’s Sam Neill.
It premieres on Nine 7:30pm Saturday July 18th.