Pilot View: NBC's drama 'Chase'
Editor's note: We offer you our first impressions of the original pilots for fall shows. Keep in mind that these are not reviews and that the networks may make significant changes to these shows before they air. We reserve the right to love them or hate them more later.
"Chase" is an action drama centering on a team of U.S. marshals as they hunt down some of America's most dangerous fugitives. Leading the elite team is Annie Frost, a native Texan who wears boots and excels at her job. On the team are Jimmy, who matches Annie in smarts; chatty Marco, who apparently has been through some stuff; weapons/tactical specialist Daisy; and a very green marshal, Luke.
Who's in it: Kelli Giddish ("Past Life") as Annie; Cole Hauser ("K-Ville") as Jimmy; Amaury Nolasco ("Prison Break") as Marco; Rose Rollins ("The L Word") as Daisy; and Jesse Metcalfe ("Desperate Housewives") as Luke.
Who made it: Jennifer Johnson of "Cold Case" wrote it and is producing it with Jerry Bruckheimer Television.
Thumbs up: Cast has chemistry and credibility. The crime story is interesting, and the episode moves very well.
Thumbs down: It's another cop show.Verdict: It doesn't move the cop genre forward, but it feels contemporary and is worth spending more time on.
-- Maria Elena Fernandez
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