Departure is a 2019 British-Canadian suspense drama television series commissioned by Canadian broadcaster Global. NBCUniversal pre-bought the series with an intent to air on Universal TV in the United Kingdom and Germany and 13th Street in France and Spain, as well as on Universal TV in Africa and 13th Street in Poland.Departure premiered on Universal TV on 10 July 2019. Global scheduled the premiere for 8 October 2020. On 14 July 2020, NBC's streaming service Peacock acquired the series in the United States, where it debuted on 17 September 2020. The distributor is Red Arrow Studios International, although Starlings Television managed the sale to Peacock/Universal. The NBCUniversal media conglomerate purchased the series for Europe and Africa.On 11 September 2020, the series was renewed for a second season. Production was already underway by 20 September 2020.