ADA Alexandra Cabot from "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" returns as the bureau chief for the group of young ADAs. According to Dick Wolf, "'Conviction' will be a 'charactercedural,' we ... See full summary »
The series shows the workings of the judicial system, beginning with the arraignment and continuing through the lawyers process of building a case, investigating leads and preparing witnesses and defendants for trial.
The show follows a crime, usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points. The first half of the show concentrates on the investigation of the crime by the police, the second half follows the prosecution of the crime in court.
Jesse L. Martin,
Oliver Platt plays Wallace Benton, a journalist for a New York tabloid magazine called the NY Ledger. He works along side his soon to be ex-wife, and various other people, using his ... See full summary »
"Feds" is probably one of the first dramatic television shows that I ever really got into, and I only wish that it was still making episodes. Made by Dick Wolf, Jody Milano and several others that bought "us" Law and Order, I will admit that plot-wise, Feds was probably not astonishingly different from L&O(but it's not like they ever copied each other), but Feds had...that certain something. Maybe it was the cast. Wolf bought what was sort of a theater lovers "dream team" in the form of Blair Brown, Dylan Baker, John Slattery(both of the NY theater group "The Drama Department"), Regina Taylor(who is a strong force behind Chicago's Goodman Theater), Grace Phillips and Adrian Pasdar. Not only had they all had an impressive number of theatrical credits, but all had had some experience in other dramatic TV series. Maybe that's what paid off. Whatever it was, Feds never failed to capture my interest for the entire time it ran...all six episodes. If only it had been longer. If only I had thought to tape some of them...
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