It's almost as if when TNT was looking for its next generation of leading men, it raided the cast of the short-lived ABC series Big Shots. First, Michael Vartan turns up on this month's Hawthorne, and in July, his former costar Dylan McDermott will become the network's newest law enforcer in Dark Blue.
Dark Blue focuses on a team of undercover police officers — so undercover, in fact, that many officers in their own department don't even know their operation exists. McDermott plays Carter Shaw, the deeply flawed officer at the head of the team, whose life outside the unit is in shambles; his underlings include a newly married cop who doesn't know how to handle the relationships he forms undercover and a young patrol officer with a shady past and a penchant for lying.
The show will premiere July 15 after Leverage — a one-two punch of good-hearted criminals and corrupt cops. To check out a preview, just
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