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PERSON OF INTEREST
Air Date: Thursday, January 17, 2013
Time Slot: 9:01 PM-10:01 PM EST on CBS
Episode Title: (#2J7201) "The Contingency" (Repeat)
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REESE, CARTER AND FUSCO SEARCH FOR THE KIDNAPPED FINCH, ON A REBROADCAST OF "PERSON OF INTEREST," THURSDAY, JAN. 17

Ken Leung ("Lost") Guest Stars as the Latest POI

Amy Acker ("Dollhouse") Reprises Her Role as "Root," Finch's Kidnapper

"The Contingency" - With Finch missing - kidnapped by his hacker nemesis, Root, in last season's finale cliffhanger - Reese enlists Detectives Carter and Fusco to get his friend back, on a rebroadcast of PERSON OF INTEREST, Thursday, Jan. 17 (9:01-10:01 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Meanwhile, The Machine never sleeps, disseminating a new number to Reese. Ken Leung ("Lost") guest stars as the latest POI, and Amy Acker ("Dollhouse," "Angel") reprises her role as Root. (Originally broadcast 9/27/12.)

SERIES REGULARS:

Jim Caviezel (Reese)
Michael Emerson (Finch)
Taraji P. Henson (Detective Carter)
Kevin Chapman (Detective Fusco)

RECURRING CAST:

Amy Acker (Root)
Jay O. Sanders (Special Counsel)
Cotter Smith (Denton Weeks)

GUEST CAST:

Ken Leung (Leon Sung)
Boris McGiver (Hersh)
Terry Serpico (Byron)
Robert Mukes (Titus)
Bill Sage (Reddy)
Thomas Kopache (Borsalino Cap)
Dori Legg (Waitress)
Michael Devine (Cop)
Amy Morse (Dealer)
Ron Domingo (Pharmacist)
Richard D. Busser (Strohm/Aryan Brother #1)
Edgar Fox (Aryan Brother #2)
Tim Holmes (Aryan Brother #3)
Beth Laufer (Blonde Woman)

WRITTEN BY: Denise Thé and Jonathan Nolan

DIRECTED BY: Richard J. Lewis

RATING: To Be Announced

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PERSON OF INTEREST (CBS)
Returns Tuesday, September 23
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/22/11 - ???
STATUS:
returning this fall (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
tuesdays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
4 (??? episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2014-15 season (the show's fourth) on 3/13/14
DESCRIPTION:
(from CBS's press release, March 2014) CBS, America's most-watched network, today announced pick-ups for 18 series for next season. Combined with its previously announced pick-ups, CBS has now renewed 20 returning series for the 2014-2015 season, encompassing 17 hours of primetime programming. The 18 series renewed today comprise 15.5 hours of CBS's weekly primetime schedule and include nine dramas, five comedies, two reality series and two news programs. The nine dramas picked up are: NCIS, television's #1 drama/scripted program for the fifth consecutive year; NCIS: LOS ANGELES, the #2 drama for the fourth straight year; time-period winners PERSON OF INTEREST, CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION, HAWAII FIVE-0 and BLUE BLOODS; as well as CRIMINAL MINDS, ELEMENTARY and the acclaimed drama THE GOOD WIFE.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Amy Acker as Root
· Jim Caviezel as Reese
· Kevin Chapman as Detective Fusco
· Michael Emerson as Finch
· Sarah Shahi as Shaw
· Taraji P. Henson as Carter
CREW INFORMATION:
· Bryan Burk as EP
· David Semel as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Greg Plageman as EP
· J.J. Abrams as EP
· Jonathan Nolan as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Bad Robot Productions
· Warner Bros. Television