Lifetime has picked up the procedural dramas Against the Wall and Exit 19, the network announced Monday. Both series received 13-episode orders.
Exit 19 stars Sons of Anarchy actress Ally Walker as Gloria, a divorced mother who juggles her demanding personal and professional life as an intuitive LAPD homicide detective. The drama co-stars Chris Payne Gilbert as Walker's character's brother Davey, Tisha Campbell-Martin (My Wife and Kids) as her police partner and Miguel Ferrer (Crossing Jordan) as their boss.
Jeffrey Bell (V), Nina Wass (Less Than Perfect) and Gene Stein (Accidentally on Purpose) executive-produced the pilot from ABC Studios and CBS Television Studios.
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In Against the Wall, Chicago police detective Abby Kowalski (Rachael Carpani) goes against her family of blue collar cops by joining the department's Internal Affairs division. Treat Williams (Everwood) and Kathy Baker (Picket Fences) star as Abby's parents. Annie Brunner (Saving Grace) created the series and will serve as supervising producer with Nancy Miller (Saving Grace) executive-producing.
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