Video: “Awake,” New NBC series [Thursdays, 10PM]

February 15th, 2012 by

From HuffPo:

NBC’s “Awake” (premiering Thurs., Mar. 1, 10 p.m. EST) is the most ambitious new drama on any network. Even with a complex premise to set up, the pilot is a compelling, well-acted hour of television and HuffPost TV has the exclusive sneak peek at the show’s first seven minutes (and 55 seconds).

Detective Michael Britten (Jason Isaacs) is in a tragic car accident with his wife and son that fractures his life into two competing realities. In one, his wife is dead and he has to learn how to be a single father to his teenage son, Rex (Dylan Minnette); when he “wakes up” in what appears to be another reality, his son is dead and he and his wife Hannah (Laura Allen) are dealing with the aftermath.

Hit the link to catch the first nearly 8 minutes of the pilot episode.

The pilot script by Kyle Killen [@killen8] is one of the best things I’ve read in a long time. The premise sounds like a fascinating way to bring new life to the rather stale arena of police procedurals.

Watch the video and see for yourself. And mark your calendars:


Here is a promo for the series:

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One thought on “Video: “Awake,” New NBC series [Thursdays, 10PM]

  1. Thor says:

    NBC has the full episode preview up on their website now. The script was fantastic, and the show is just as good. I can’t wait for the season to start up.

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