After the execution of one at the end of the first hour, evidence Christine struggled to get revealed that, although he was at the scene, he was not the murderer. The ensuing seven episodes will follow, presumably, an unraveling of the original case and, one hopes, the discovery of the true murderer. Along the way, all manner of issues affecting the course of justice will be examined.
In the pilot, creators
"Satisfaction." As an antidote to its famously "blue sky" programming, USA is trying something different with this cagey complicated marital drama in which successful financial advisor Neil Truman (Matt Passmore) blows a midlife gasket only to find his very supportive wife, Grace (Stephane Szostack), has already beat him to it: to satisfy the needs left by their intimacy-free marriage, she's hired a male escort. Through machinations too complicated to get into, Neil winds up with the escort's phone and begins servicing the clients himself.
The notion that a man can re-locate his inner peace and alpha-maleness through prostitution is a bit absurd, but "Satisfaction" does a nice job exploring the tyrannies of the "perfect" life and the psychological complexities that allow quietly unhappy people to do things they never thought they would. USA, Thursdays, 9 p.m.
"Extant." The story of a near-future astronaut, played by
"Welcome to Sweden." Shot in Sweden, with Swedish speakers and subtitles, Greg