LIEUTENANT HUNT FACES OFF WITH HIS ARCH RIVAL FROM ANOTHER PRECINCT
WHILE INVESTIGATING A BANK ROBBERY WITH INTERNATIONAL CONNECTIONS,
ON ABC'S "LIFE ON MARS"
The Critically Acclaimed Series Returns on a New Night -
Wednesday, January 28 - Following ABC's Hit Series, "Lost"
"Take a Look at the Lawmen" - A longstanding competition between Lt. Hunt and the detectives of the 1-2-5 and Lt. Anthony Nunzio and his men of the 1-4-4 heats up when the Russian mafia appears to be linked to a bank robbery. The investigation becomes a furious contest of one-upmanship between the two squads. A nine-year-old boy at the crime scene possibly holds the key to cracking the international case, which has Hunt, Sam, Ray and Chris looking over their shoulders not only for possible suspects, but for rival detectives as well. Meanwhile a young, attractive social worker involved catches Sam's eye and he his hooked, on "Life on Mars," premiering on its new night, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28 (10:02-11:00 p.m., ET) on ABC Television Network.
Editors note: This episode repeats on 1/31 at 10:00 p.m., ET. It replaces "The Dark Side of the Mook" on 1/28, which now moves to 2/4.
"Life on Mars" stars Jason O'Mara as Detective Sam Tyler, Harvey Keitel as Lieutenant Gene Hunt, Michael Imperioli as Detective Ray Carling, Gretchen Mol as Annie Norris and Jonathan Murphy as Detective Chris Skelton.
Guest starring are Maggie Siff as Maria Belanger, Vincent Curatola as Nunzio, John Cenatiempo as Sizable Ted, Joe Badalucco as Carbone, Christopher Tschupp as Fucci, Michael Aronov as Yuri Demidov, Olek Krupa as Vasilli Lukin, Damon Tolstoy as Sasho, Daniel Yelsky as Lexi Voronin, Yelana Shmulenson as Lexi's mother, Jessica Maksimov as Yuri's daughter, Jeff Wiens as Ruben Penzler, Michael Gibson as FBI agent and Bernard Hernandez as James.
"Take a Look at the Lawmen" was written by Sonny Postiglione & David Wilcox and directed by Brad Turner.
"Life on Mars" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound and Spanish subtitles via secondary closed captioning. A TV parental guideline will be posted closer to airdate.
This episode of "Life on Mars" will be available on ABC.com the day after airing on the network for users to watch online.