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Murder in the First 

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A single murder case is dissected from the committing of the crime through to the investigation, arrest and trial.
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Series cast summary:
Taye Diggs ...  Terry English 32 episodes, 2014-2016
Kathleen Robertson ...  Hildy Mulligan 32 episodes, 2014-2016
Ian Anthony Dale ...  Jim Koto 32 episodes, 2014-2016
Raphael Sbarge ...  David Molk 32 episodes, 2014-2016
Lombardo Boyar ...  Edgar Navarro 32 episodes, 2014-2016
Currie Graham ...  Mario Siletti 32 episodes, 2014-2016
Mimi Kirkland ...  Louise Mulligan 32 episodes, 2014-2016
Jamie McShane ...  M.E. Justin Burnside / ... 19 episodes, 2014-2016
Camille Balsamo ...  Kami Keefer 17 episodes, 2014-2016
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A single murder case is dissected from the committing of the crime through to the investigation, arrest and trial.

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English

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9 June 2014 (USA) See more »

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Untitled Steven Bochco/TNT Project See more »

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functional police procedural
12 August 2014 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

This series follows a single case from beginning to end for each season. It's produced by Steven Bochco, the granddaddy of modern TV cop shows. It lasted 3 seasons on TNT. Terry English (Taye Diggs) and Hildy Mulligan (Kathleen Robertson) are San Francisco police investigating partners. In the first season, they're investigating internet entrepreneur Erich Blunt (Tom Felton) after the deaths of his father and the flight attendant of his private jet.

As a police procedural, there isn't anything ground breaking or anything that Bochco hasn't done himself countless times. Following a single case for the whole season is not necessarily new either. It's good enough for a TV show even thought the genre is saturated. The two leads are capable TV actors but there was a few missteps. They try a romantic subplot which crash and burn. It's a little bit of a struggle but I think they start developing chemistry after they drop the romance. Tom Felton is still not a big presence and he's sometimes overshadowed by the bigger actors. That works sometimes but I think he needs another gear which is still beyond him for now. This promises to be a proficient procedural but not much more.


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