New Shows That Look Interesting
It's that time of year when new shows start to blossom and maybe become huge hits or total flops. I've been going through some of them and here are my "I think I'm going to watch" list
BODY OF PROOF
(Reason: Oh this is a keeper. Not only does it have Jeri Ryan (Seven of 9 from Voyager) but it also has Dana Delany! Wow in the same cast. Watch this!)
Cast: Geoffrey Arend, Nick Bishop, Dana Delany, John Carroll Lynch, Windell D. Middlebrooks, Jeri Ryan
Logline: When a brilliant and driven neurosurgeon's career is cut short, she turns her unrivaled medical skills toward solving murders. Every body has a story to tell and Dr. Megan Hunt will find out what it is.
(Reason: Erin Cummings...Sura from Spartacus Blood and Sand and Bitch Slap)
Cast: D.J. Cotrona, Erin Cummings, Jon Michael Hill, Aisha Hinds, Michael Imperioli, Shaun Majumder, Natalie Martinez, James McDaniel
Logline: What does it take to be a detective on America's most dangerous streets? Get ready to be part of the action when a documentary crew rolls with some of Detroit's finest.
(Reason: Tom Selleck)
Cast: Flex Alexander, Len Cariou, Will Estes, Dylan Moore, Bridget Moynahan, Tom Selleck, Donnie Wahlberg
Logline: A dramatic series centering on three generations of an Irish Catholic family who are all involved in New York City law enforcement.
(Reason: Kathy Bates - ANYTHING with Kathy in it is a must)
Cast: Aml Ameen, Kathy Bates, Ben Chaplin, Brittany Snow
Logline: Harriet is a curmudgeonly ex-patent lawyer who’s looking for a fresh start. She meets Malcolm, a young man trying to figure out life. Matthew, a former high school teacher and dreamer, meets Harriet through Malcolm, a previous student of his. One thing leads to another, and soon the three are starting a law practice in the most unlikely of places—a rundown shoe store.
(Reason: Melinda Clarke - Velaska! Enough said)
Cast: Xander Berkeley, Melinda Clarke, Lyndsy Fonseca, Tiffany Hines, Maggie Q, Aaron Stanford, Shane West
Logline: A drama about a government intelligence agency seeking operatives who must sever ties with all friends and family. Operatives train to be highly embedded, invisible assassins on board for life. When
the legendary Nikita escapes this unit, a replacement must be trained to take her place and take her out.
(Reason: I'm having Scarecrow and Mrs. King flashbacks...)
Cast: Jessica Parker Kennedy, Boris Kodjoe, Carter MacIntyre, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Gerald McRaney, Ben Schwartz
Logline: Outwardly, Steven Bloom and his wife Samantha are a typical married couple. Secretly, they were two of the CIA’s best spies until they fell in love and retired. When they’re thrust back into
espionage, they realize the supercharged lifestyle provides the excitement their marriage lacks.
BLEEP MY DAD SAYS
(Reason: It sounds iffy but it's got Bill and that's enough for me...William Shatner is adorable)
Cast: Ryan Devlin, Stephanie Lemelin, Will Sasso, William Shatner, Nicole Sullivan
Logline: A multi-camera comedy series based on a Twitter feed by 29-year-old Justin Halpern about his
experience living with his 73-year-old dad. Noting his dad's wealth of opinions on a variety of subjects,
Halpern started Tweeting.