A single mother Mary Harris, an ER doctor by day, but by night, she and her partner, a former plastic surgeon, moonlight as underground angels of death and help terminally ill patients slip away on their own terms.
Mary Kills People is a Canadian television series, starring Caroline Dhavernas. The series, which will comprise six episodes, was commissioned by TV channel Global on January 28, 2016. Production began in summer 2016, and the first episode aired January 25, 2017. For the US, the series was picked up by Lifetime on October 14, 2016. The channel came on board as a co-producer and was involved in creative aspects of the project, including casting. Mary Kills People will be aired together with the third season of TV series UnREAL.
As of January 23, 2017, there are talks to do a second season according to Metro News and Caroline Dhavernas.
The series is set around the life of Dr. Mary Harris, an overworked single mother and ER doctor who also moonlights as an underground angel of death – working outside the law assisting patients who want to die on their own terms. So far Mary has managed to stay under the radar but business is booming, and her double life is getting complicated.