THE SQUAD TACKLES THE CASE OF A FOOTBALL STAR MURDERED IN HIS PRIME
AND A MISSING GROOM FROM A PARTY BOAT, ON ABC'S "DETROIT 1-8-7"
"Local Hero/Overboard" - When Calvin Gibbs' promising life as a local football hero is cut short by violence, the city reels. Sadly, the prime suspect is the victim's brother, Terrence, a former felon and gang member. Stone is teamed with Sanchez on the investigation, causing friction with Fitch. Meanwhile, Longford and Mahajan investigate the disappearance of an unpopular groom during a boisterous Polish wedding reception on a party boat. And Alice Williams, the Wayne County Assistant Prosecutor, wants the police department to help quell the P.R. fallout from a recent incident inside the police precinct, so Lt. Mason orders Fitch to speak at a press conference, which he abhors, on "Detroit 1-8-7," TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"Detroit 1-8-7" stars Michael Imperioli ("The Sopranos," "Life on Mars") as Detective Louis Fitch, James McDaniel ("NYPD Blue") as Sergeant Jesse Longford, Aisha Hinds ("True Blood") as Lieutenant Maureen Mason, D.J. Cotrona ("Windfall") as Detective John Stone, Jon Michael Hill (Broadway's "Superior Donuts") as Detective Damon Washington, Shaun Majumder ("24," "Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle") as Detective Vikram Mahajan, Natalie Martinez ("Death Race") as Detective Ariana Sanchez and Erin Cummings ("Mad Men") as Dr. Abbey Ward.
Guest starring Rochelle Aytes as Alice Williams, Tessa Thompson as Lauren Washington, Brandon Fobbs as Terrence Gibbs, Omar J. Dorsey as Goat, Mike Foy as Speedy, Daniele Watts as Shawna Johnson, Will Zahrn as Mr. Borkowski, Sherra Lasley as Lynette, Chaon Cross as Agnes, Kristopher Lofton as Derek.
"Local Hero/Overboard" was written by Jason Richman and David Zabel.
"Detroit 1-8-7" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. A TV parental guideline will be assigned closer to airdate.
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