The CW is again seeking north of the border to fill out its primetime lineup: The community has obtained the Canadian lawful drama Family members Legislation, with a forged that includes Alias vet Victor Garber, TVLine has figured out.
The one particular-hour drama stars Jewel Staite (The Magicians, Firefly) as law firm and recovering alcoholic Abigail Bianchi, who is placing her lifestyle and vocation again collectively when on probation. She’s pressured to get the job done at the regulation agency operate by her estranged father Harry (Garber) whilst receiving to know the half-brother (Zach Smadu) and fifty percent-sister (Genelle Williams) she hardly ever knew. “The result is a dysfunctional spouse and children law agency functioning to assistance other people with their personal dysfunctions,” per the formal description.
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Susin Nielsen (Heartland, Cedar Cove) serves as creator, author and govt producer. The 10-episode very first period aired in Canada final drop a U.S. premiere day on The CW will be introduced at a later date.
Relatives Law is just the most current in a collection of international acquisitions airing on The CW. Coroner, starring Serinda Swan, and Devils, starring Patrick Dempsey, will each return for new seasons later on this yr, as will New Zealand comedy Wellington Paranormal. In addition, The CW has announced more acquisitions on the way, which include the Freddie Highmore drama Leonardo and the Tom Welling/Brendan Fraser motion series Professionals.
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