NBC Sets Awake Debut, Bumps The Firm to Saturdays
Jason Isaacs, Wilmer Valderrama, Steve Harris
NBC's new series Awake will debut on Thursday, March 1 at 10/9, the network announced on Friday.
The drama stars Jason Issaacs as a detective who subconsciously begins to lead two simultaneous lives as a coping mechanism after a car accident that left either his wife or his son dead. Michael (Isaacs) returns to solving crimes in both worlds with two different partners: Detective Isaiah "Bird" Freeman (Steve Harris) and Detective Efrem Vega (Wilmer Valdarama).
Alias' Kevin Weisman joins NBC's upcoming Awake
Awake will take over the timeslot previously occupied by NBC's low-rated reboot of John Grisham's The Firm. The series, which stars Josh Lucas, moves to Saturdays at 9/8c beginning Feb. 11. Repeats of Grimm will air in The Firm's timeslot until Awake premieres.