Motive

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ABC Sets Summer Premiere Dates

ABC has announced its summer lineup, including the premiere of The BacheloretteBachelor in ParadiseMistresses, and new shows Rising Star and The Quest.

With a heavy reality TV lineup, ABC plans to launch The Quest, an adventure series from the Lord of the Rings producers, on Thursday, June 19. Singing competition show Rising Star will bow on Sunday, June 22. As previously announced, The Bachelorette returns on May 19 with the series' latest spin-off, Bachelor in Paradise, debuting Monday, August 4.

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Season 1, Episode 13
While investigating the murder of a teenage boy, Angie's experience and training are challenged to right the wrongs of the past and catch a killer before he can kill again.

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Season 1, Episode 12
Angie's home life is about to change forever as she comes to grips with her son Manny heading off to college. But there's little time to reflect on her new empty-nester status as a brutal crime focuses her attention on another young man. While investigating the murder of a teenage boy, Angie's past comes back to haunt her in the form of the homicide that inspired her interest in police work. Navigating a maze of red herrings and investigative dead ends, it takes all of Angie's experience and training to right the wrongs of the past as she races against time to catch a killer before he kills again.

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Season 1, Episode 11
Two brothers. One murder. A famous boxer is found stabbed to death in his own gym. For Flynn and Vega, there’s no lack of suspects - a disgruntled ex-boxing protégé - the wife? Everyone seems to have a motive. But when Angie digs deeper, she finds the victim’s paraplegic brother, a business partner in the gym, all too eager to take over the family business.

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Season 1, Episode 10
When a controversial, outspoken priest is found bludgeoned to death and his church ransacked, Detectives Flynn and Vega find themselves adrift in a sea of suspects. From the realm of the church and spirit to the seedy world of organized crime, Angie's investigation reveals that even the best intentions can lead to murder, and that the motive for the present-day homicide may lie in a decades old crime.

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ABC Sets Summer Premiere Dates

ABC has announced its summer lineup, including the premiere of The BacheloretteBachelor in ParadiseMistresses, and new shows Rising Star and The Quest.

With a heavy reality TV lineup, ABC plans to launch The Quest, an adventure series from the Lord of the Rings producers, on Thursday, June 19. Singing competition show Rising Star will bow on Sunday, June 22. As previously announced, The Bachelorette returns on May 19 with the series' latest spin-off, Bachelor in Paradise, debuting Monday, August 4.

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ABC Renews Motive for Season 2

ABC's summer cop drama Motive has been renewed for a second season, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

The Canadian drama, which stars Lauren Holly and Kristin Lehman, was already renewed by Canada's CTV. In America, the first season capped off with... read more

Exclusive Motive Sneak Peek: Who's This Week's Victim?

Sometimes a healthy diet gets you nowhere.

On this week's episode of ABC's Motive, a nutrition guru (guest star Cameron Bancroft) is found dead in his hot tub — and it's the result of some vigilante justice, according to Kristin Lehman, who stars as Det. Angie Flynn.

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Motive's Brendan Penny: Viewers Will "Really Sympathize" with This Week's Killer

ABC's Motive returns from a brief hiatus on Thursday, and star Brendan Penny says the episode, titled "Against All Odds," may present a moral quandary for viewers.

"I think in all of our episodes, you can kind of relate to the decisions of the killers at times," Penny, who plays young Det. Brian Lucas, tells TVGuide.com. "I like this one a lot because this is one of the stories where you really, really, really do sympathize with the killer." read more

Ask Matt: Orphan Black, Merlin, Borgias, Nashville vs. Smash

Send questions and comments to askmatt@tvguidemagazine.com and follow me on Twitter!

Question: After finishing Saturday's season finale of Orphan Black, many thoughts come to mind, but the most obvious is that if Tatiana Maslany doesn't walk away with the Emmy for best actress — or is it five nominations in the best supporting actress category? — then the people who vote just aren't watching TV. Every character she plays has such varied distinction from hair, voice, even walks, and other minor mannerisms and played them all with a determination like it was her only character. It might have been easy to phone one or two in and at times you could forget it all one person. Matt, I know you enjoy the show, but I was curious: Did you ever at any time find yourself picking a favorite? I think mine came to be Alison, because while they all have a dark side, the one who seemed to be the most sunshine and light was probably the darkest of all with a heavy dose of comedy thrown in. Can the show sustain excellence in Season 2? — Jeffrey

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Premiered: February 03, 2013, on CTV
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: A drama series following a Vancouver homicide detective.

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