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CBS Gives Full-Season Orders to Person of Interest, Unforgettable

Michael Emerson and Jim Caviezel in "Person of Interest"

CBS has given full-season orders to crime series Unforgettable and Person of Interest, the season’s top two new dramas.

Unforgettable stars Poppy Montgomery as Carrie Wells, a police detective with hyperthymesia — it’s a rare medical condition that allows her to remember everything —  who reluctantly joins the NYPD’s Queens homicide unit after her former boyfriend and partner asks for her help on a case.

Created by J.J. Abrams and The Dark Knight co-writer Jonathan Nolan, Person of Interest stars Michael Emerson (Lost) as Mr. Finch, a mysterious billionaire who develops a computer program that predicts the identity of those who will be involved in a violent crime sometime in the future. However, the program can’t determine whether the person of interest will be the perpetrator, the victim or a witness, nor when or where the crime will take place. So Finch recruits a presumed-dead former CIA agent (Jim Caviezel) to help him stop the crimes from taking place.

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  • RunnerX13

    Thought both were utter trash, but I’m all for shows getting picked up.

  • Big H

    If you enjoy stuff like Taken, Punisher or even Human Target you owe it to yourself to check out Person of Interest.

    I almost didn’t watch the pilot since I had quite a few shows already but I have to say now it’s my favorite new show, glad to see it get picked up.

  •!/ David R. Schmitt

    Person of Interest is a damn good show. Jim Caviezel is a frikkin badass, he would have made a good Punisher.

  • Dawnell_do

    I saw the episode of Person of Interest and i’m glad its getting an full-season.