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Prime Suspect 

About Jane Timoney, an iconoclastic female detective who has to make her bones in a tough New York precinct that is dominated by men.
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Series cast summary:
Maria Bello ...  Detective Jane Timoney 13 episodes, 2011-2012
Brían F. O'Byrne ...  Detective Reg Duffy 13 episodes, 2011-2012
Kirk Acevedo ...  Detective Luisito Calderon 13 episodes, 2011-2012
Peter Gerety ...  Desmond Timoney 13 episodes, 2011-2012
Tim Griffin ...  Detective Augie Blando 13 episodes, 2011-2012
Damon Gupton ...  Detective Evrard Velerio 13 episodes, 2011-2012
Kenny Johnson ...  Matt Webb 13 episodes, 2011-2012
Aidan Quinn ...  Lieutenant Kevin Sweeney 13 episodes, 2011-2012
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About Jane Timoney, an iconoclastic female detective who has to make her bones in a tough New York precinct that is dominated by men.

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Cop. An attitude.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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TV-14
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 September 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Glówny podejrzany See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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The show was originally set in San Francisco, but the setting was changed to New York City, because the producers thought New York was grittier. See more »

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Referenced in 30 Rock: The Return of Avery Jessup (2012) See more »

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Smart, Snappy & Intelligent.
20 October 2011 | by daniel-bullockSee all my reviews

First up, I'm a UK Viewer. Secondly, this is an adaption so don't worry about what they'll do with the old material. It's whole new take and Maria Bello excels in the lead role of Jane Timoney, a slight alteration on the name but no-less a strong female lead.

It's a very special cast as well, Kirk Acevedo (Fringe), Brian F. O'Byrne (Mildred Pierce), Aiden Quinn (Legends of the Fall) and many more work wonderfully as an ensemble cast. This challenges a lot of other cop shows out there at the moment, offering something fresh and intriguing.

You may not like everyone to start with but stick with it, surely that's more interesting than liking everyone straight away and agreeing with the quick viewpoints, slick camera work and so forth. In the days of CSI and all those similar, this is refreshing, gritty, real and I really hope the US - or other countries - start to take to more and give it a bigger chance because at least it's taking risks.

It's also quite brutal in places and makes you question all parts of every character. Well worth your time if you want something intelligent and original. Even if it's another part of La Plante's legacy.


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