Dateline: November 1967, within klicks of Danang, Vietnam, sits a U.S. Army base, bar and hospital on China Beach. This is the 'Nam, filled with wounded soldiers and one very lovely but ... See full summary »
"Once upon a time, there was a woman who discovered that she had turned into the wrong person." Based on Anne Tyler's novel, the movie centers on Rebecca Davitch, a 53-year-old single ... See full summary »
As a federal team, the group responds to emergencies all over the country: taking down elite bank robbers, drug kingpins, domestic terrorists, spies, jewel thieves, and corrupt cops. The ... See full summary »
Nine surviving hostages from a spectacular bank hold-up meet regularly. The memories keep haunting them, in flash-backs slowly revealing that story. Two surviving perpetrators in jail, ... See full summary »
Lily McAllister has lived a charmed life as part of the most powerful family in the upscale Southern California enclave of Pasadena. All that changes, however, when a murder and coverup in her own mansion thrusts Lily into a search to unlock her family's long-buried secrets.
Johnny and his girlfriend Rita, two young and professional career criminals, make a deal with the FBI to work undercover for them to nail several other career thieves in exchange for Johnny... See full summary »
This show has the feel of something that was planned by a committee with focus group input. You can see their list: (1) hire several great actresses; (2) hire a couple of cute actors; (3) make one wise motherly figure, one young sweet person, one sarcastic rebel, one hard-as-nails type, and one "medium" person as an entry point for the audience; (4) use "ripped from the headlines" plots; (5) use trendy Lilith-Fair-type music; and (6) have one humorous subplot each week. The list has been checked off neatly, but the show doesn't feel organic. In time, the talented cast may be able to gel into an ensemble that the viewer can care about; a lighter tone would also help. But as it stands now, this show is a bit cold and uninvolving.
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