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Final Flashpoint Season Gets U.S. Premiere Date

Flashpoint on IONThe fifth and final season of the Canadian-produced police drama Flashpoint, which launched in the Great White North on Thursday night, now has a Stateside premiere date.

ION Television, which picked the series up from CBS last fall, will launch Season 5 on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 11/10c, TVLine has learned.

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“While the series is still at its creative apex, we’ve decided to end [it] on a high note, and give those fans the satisfaction of a fitting series conclusion in our 75th episode,” executive producers Anne Marie La Traverse and Bill Mustos said in May, when the show’s farewell tour was announced.

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Flashpoint first debuted in Canada in 2007 before landing on CBS in 2008. After being dropped by CBS during Season 4, it found its new home on ION.