CBS has released behind-the-scenes videos of five of its new shows, including J.J. Abrams' new thriller Person of Interest, Kat Dennings' sitcom 2 Broke Girls and Patrick Wilson's drama A Gifted Man. The new midseason cop drama The 2-2 was announced, but not previewed at the upfront presentation Wednesday.
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Starring Michael Emerson, Person of Interest focuses on a billionaire (Emerson) who recruits a presumed-dead CIA agent (Jim Caviezel) to catch violent criminals in New York. Memento's Jonathan Nolan will executive-produce. Taraji P. Henson and Kevin Chapman co-star. It will air Thursdays at 9/8c.
Created by Michael Patrick King and Whitney Cummings — whose other pilot was picked up by NBC — 2 Broke Girls stars Dennings and Beth Behrs as two girls from very different backgrounds working as waitresses in New York and hoping to start their own business. It will air Mondays at 8:30/7:30c.
A Gifted Man, airing Fridays at 8/7c, centers on a competitive surgeon (Wilson) whose life is changed forever when his ex-wife (Jennifer Ehle) dies and begins teaching him about life from the hereafter.
Inspired by J. Robert Lennon's short story "The Rememberer," Unforgettable follows an NYPD detective (Poppy Montgomery) who has the special ability to remember everything. It will air Tuesdays at 10/9c.
Finally, slated for midseason, the Robert De Niro-produced The 2-2 revolves around six rookie NYPD cops try to balance their personal lives while working the streets of Manhattan. Adam Goldberg and Leelee Sobieski will star. No video has been made available at this time.