FROM THE DARK MINDS OF J.J. ABRAMS AND JONATHAN NOLAN COMES NEW CRIME DRAMA PERSON OF INTEREST, PREMIERING SEPT. 22 ON CITYTV
– Starring award-winning Jim Caviezel, Michael Emerson and Taraji P. Henson –
(TORONTO – September 7, 2011) Citytv amps up the action when the high-octane, character-driven drama Person of Interest premieres September 22. Starring Jim Caviezel (The Passion of the Christ), Michael Emerson (Lost), and Taraji P. Henson (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), this spine-tingling New York City procedural centres on the shadowy duo of an ex-CIA agent and a mysterious billionaire who must discover what violent crimes are about to happen – and how to prevent them.
Person of Interest premieres Thursday, Sept. 22 at 9pm ET/PT (8CT/10MT) on Citytv and will air regularly on Thursdays in this timeslot.
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From The Dark Knight’s Jonathan Nolan and J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions (Fringe, Lost, Alias), this thought-provoking, crime-action drama is inspired by the chilling omnipresence of global surveillance and information tracking. Person of Interest delivers the familiar elements of a crime procedural in a heightened, unpredictable manner, as former agent Reese (Caviezel) and his enigmatic partner Finch (Emerson) race to solve each crime before it occurs. Using data siphoned from the United States intelligence agencies deemed irrelevant to national security, Reese and Finch identify a “person of interest” and set out to solve the mystery of the impending crime that person will commit. Operating on a parallel track are New York detectives Carter (Henson) and the corrupt Fusco (Kevin Chapman, Mystic River), who must enforce the law while still abiding by it. Running counterpoint to Reese’s unconventional yet effective methods, Carter strives not only to collar criminals, but the evasive Reese as well.
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