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[03/16/15 - 09:29 AM]
"Backstrom" Marathon on Saturday, March 21 on FX
The cable channel will air three episodes of FOX's new crime series this Saturday.

[via press release from FX]

On Saturday, March 21 from 11pm - 2am e/p FX will air three episodes of FOX's new crime series Backstrom.

Backstrom stars Rainn Wilson as Det. Lt. Everett Backstrom; Genevieve Angelson as Det. Nicole Gravely; Dennis Haysbert as Det. Sgt. John Almond; Kristoffer Polaha as Sgt. Peter Niedermayer; Page Kennedy as Officer Frank Moto; Beatrice Rosen as Nadia Paquet; Thomas Dekker as Gregory Valentine.

Episodes:

"Dragon Slayer" (Airs March 21 at 11pm e/p) - Emmy(R) Award nominee Rainn Willson stars as Everett Backstrom, an unhealthy, offensive, irascible - albeit brilliant - detective who sees the worst in everyone, and he's usually right. After a five-year banishment to the traffic division for offensive behavior, he has returned from disgrace to lead Portland's newly minted Special Crimes Unit (S.C.U.). Tasked with navigating the city's most sensitive and serious cases, he must solve each crime as he tries, and fails, to change his own self-destructive behavior. In the series premiere, the S.C.U. investigates the death of a college student. Initially deemed a suicide, the team discovers the boy's death was in fact a drug-fueled homicide. With Backstrom's unorthodox investigative techniques, the team must utilize all of their individual skills and work together to catch the killer. Meanwhile, Backstrom's doctor Deb Chaman (guest star Rizwan Manji) threatens to fail him on his physical if he doesn't start making healthy choices, and prescribes him to make one new friend.

"Bogeyman" (Airs March 21 at 12am e/p) - In the Special Crime Unit's most harrowing case yet, the team has three days to save a teenage girl who has been abducted by a slippery online predator. The team soon learns that this is a deeply personal case for Backstrom, who is jolted by the girl's resemblance to the victim of an unsolved case that he was assigned seven years ago. Meanwhile, Detective Sergeant John Almond's church faces eviction when he neglects to pay rent three consecutive months.

"Ancient Chinese Secret" (Airs March 21 at 1am e/p) - When a Chinese fortune teller is murdered in Portland's Chinatown, clues lead Backstrom and the Special Crimes Unit (S.C.U.) to a laundry service serving as a front for an illegal gambling ring. During the investigation, fortunes also are told to each member of the S.C.U. team. But the information given to some members reveal more secrets about their pasts than others, and one burgeoning relationship is brought out into the open.





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