BULL stars Michael Weatherly as Dr. Jason Bull in a drama inspired by the early career of Dr. Phil McGraw, the founder of one of the most prolific trial consulting firms of all time. Brilliant, brash and charming, Dr. Bull is the ultimate puppet master as he combines psychology, human intuition and high-tech data to learn what makes jurors, attorneys, witnesses and the accused tick. Bull employs an enviable team of experts at Trial Analysis Corporation to shape successful narratives down to the very last detail. They include his quick-witted ex-brother-in-law, Benny Colón, who plays a defense attorney in mock trials; Marissa Morgan, a cutting-edge neurolinguistics expert from the Department of Homeland Security; former NYPD detective Danny James, the firm's tough but relatable investigator; haughty millennial hacker Cable McCrory, who is responsible for gathering cyber intelligence; and Chunk Palmer, a fashion-conscious stylist and former All-American defensive back who fine-tunes ...
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Did You Know?
In December 2018, the New York Times reported that Eliza Dushku was fired from her role on Bull after confronting Michael Weatherly regarding "jokes" about rape, spanking, and threesomes that he told her or directed toward her on the set. His behavior set the tone for other cast and crew members, who also started to make harassing comments to Dushku. Though Dushku cooperated in a mediation process with CBS, the company tried to sabotage her story: Mark Engstrom, the chief compliance officer at CBS, supplied to investigators some filming outtakes that he thought would be damning to Dushku because they showed her using curse words. Instead, this strategy backfired on CBS, because the outtakes clearly showed some of the instances of harassment and verified Dushku's version of events. Engstrom and other CBS executives were unable to recognize what he saw on the outtakes as harassment; the Times reported that the investigation determined that the company's failure to recognize the instances of harassment caught on tape was a symptom of larger problems at CBS. After that, CBS paid Dushku a $9.5 million settlement in return for her silence. The Times discovered the story not from Dushku but from their research into the larger investigation into CBS's handling of sexual harassment in the wake of Les Moonves's firing. See more