Prime Suspect (2011)
If being a homicide detective in New York isn't tough enough, having to contend with a male-dominated police department to get respect makes it that much tougher. And that's exactly what Jane Timoney (Maria Bello) has to do. She's an outsider who was just transferred to a new precinct where a fraternity of cops isn't willing to give her the benefit of the doubt — especially given the way they think she got the job after an illicit affair with her boss.
Jane is by no means perfect, and with her own vices and questionable past she can be forceful, willful, rude, and downright reckless. She's also a brilliant cop with an uncanny ability to see what others miss, and get inside a criminal's head like no one else. While she wouldn't admit it, she wants the respect of the men in her life — including her commanding officer, her fellow detectives, and her complicated boyfriend and his young son — but above all, she keeps her eye on one thing: the prime suspect.
This NBC series is a remake of the British crime drama Prime Suspect starring Helen Mirren, and which was created by crime novelist Lynda La Plante. It was canceled after just 13 episodes.
Original air dates: 09/22/2011 to 01/22/2012