The Protector

2011, TV Show

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VIDEO: Aversion to Rats

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Aversion to Rats
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Length: 02:01
Posted: 9/22/2014

In this scene from episode 10, Gloria (Ally Walker) is faced with one of her biggest fears when she and partner Michelle (Tisha Campbell-Martin) investigate a case at a university laboratory full of rats. watch

VIDEO: Protecting Our Own

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Protecting Our Own
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Length: 01:52
Posted: 9/21/2014

In this highlight from episode 9 of "The Protector," Gloria investigates a murder case involving one of their own. watch

VIDEO: Protector

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Protector
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Length: 20:34
Aired: 1/1/1998

While archaeologists work to refurbish an ancient statue of a sphinx, the figure crumbles and a real, iron-skinned predatory feline emerges. watch

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ABC Officially Orders Joss Whedon’s Marvel Live-Action S.H.I.E.L.D. Pilot

ABC has ordered a pilot S.H.I.E.L.D., a live-action TV series from Joss Whedon based on the Marvel peacekeeping organization, Deadline reports.

S.H.I.E.L.D. stands for... read more

Summer TV Winners and Losers

Just two years ago, MTV was struggling to find its footing. Network staple TRL had ended, onetime hit The Hills was on its way out, and ratings were in a downward spiral. MTV faced its biggest identity crisis yet — then along came Snooki and Co.

Now, led by the crass stars of prime-time phenomenon Jersey Shore, MTV can easily be crowned the biggest winner of the summer of 2011. Jersey Shore's Season 4 premiere averaged 8.8 million viewers, and the show landed five of the top seven cable telecasts of summer. "Thank God for Jersey Shore," says MTV programming head David Janollari. Those ratings translate to big advertising bucks for MTV, notes Horizon Media analyst Brad Adgate. "I think in the 30-year history of MTV, this has been... read more

Ask Matt: The Closer, Damages, New Girl, Pan Am and More!

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Question: I was wondering what you thought of the civil suit arc on The Closer this season. It's an interesting juxtaposition of morality on the one hand, and rooting for the characters on the other. It also shows all the different shades of grey in the law. If I heard about an incident in real life where police just dropped off someone in a neighborhood when they thought s/he would be killed, I'd be appalled. Yet I understand these characters' motives in this case, like all of them, and want to be on their side. The part of this arc I do love is Mark Pellegrino as Brenda's lawyer Gavin. I love the character and the nuances Pellegrino brings to playing him. Having only seen Pellegrino previously on Lost, and noting how different Gavin is from Jacob, I really appreciate what a fine actor he is. He deserves his own show. Unlike most of the other lawyer shows in recent years on TNT or USA, which I've skipped, I'd definitely watch a show centered around this ...
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Lifetime Axes The Protector After One Season

The Protector will not be back on the force for a second season, Deadline reports.

Lifetime has opted not to order another season of the freshman cop drama starring Ally Walker as a... read more

Desperate Housewives De-Friends Jessica Hecht, Adds Andrea Parker

Less Than Perfect star Andrea Parker has been tapped to replace Friends alum Jessica Hecht in the final season of Desperate Housewives, TVLine.com reports.

Hecht was originally cast to play the new girlfriend of... read more

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Season 1, Episode 5
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Premiered: June 12, 2011, on Lifetime
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: A divorced homicide detective tries to balance her professional life with motherhood.

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