All I want is a show in which a handsome Old World native, inexplicably cursed with immortality and a New York address, solves murders while contemplating the nature of life without things spiraling out of control almost immediately.
Am I asking for the stars?
Apparently, yes. Six years after Fox gave us Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as an immortal Dutch colonist turned brilliant NYPD homicide detective in the short-lived "New Amsterdam," ABC offers us Ioan Gruffudd, an immortal British doctor turned brilliant NYPD medical examiner in the potentially short-lived "Forever."
As with "New Amsterdam," the lead actor is as compelling as he is spell...