Instinct (stylized as INSTIИCT) is an American police procedural drama television series credted by Michael Rauch which was premiere from CBS on March 18, 2018. The series is based on James Patterson's Murder Games.
On May 12, 2018, it was renewed by CBS for a second season.
Author, university professor and former CIA operative Dr. Dylan Reinhart is lured back to his old life by New York police detective Elizabeth Needham when she needs his help to stop a serial killer who is using Reinhart’s book as inspiration for murders.
- Alan Cumming as Professor Dylan Reinhart
- Bojana Novakovic as Detective Lizzie Needham
- Daniel Ings as Andy
- Sharon Leal as Lt. Jasmine Gooden
- Naveen Andrews as Julian Cousins
- Michael B. Silver as Sgt. Kanter Harris
- Danny Mastrogiorgio as Detective Anthony Fucci
- Stephen Rider as Zack Clark
- Alejandro Hernandez as Lorenzo Sosa
- Sarita Choudhury as Mayor Myers
- Whoopi Goldberg as Joan Ross
- Andrew Polk as Doug the Medical Examiner
|Season premiere||Season finale|
|Season 1||9||March 18, 2018||June 3, 2018|
|Season 2||TBA||Fall 2018|
Instinct is based on James Patterson's Murder Games. The series was picked up by CBS on January 23, 2017.
On February 8, 2017, Alan Cumming was cast as Dylan Reinhart. Bojana Novakovic was cast as Lizzie on February 18, 2017. On February 23, 2017, Daniel Ings was cast as Tracy and Naveen Andrews was cast as Julian Cousins. Khandi Alexander was originally cast as Monica Hernandez in the pilot, but was replaced with Sharon Leal will be casting as Jasmine on June 22, 2017.
The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reported an approval rating of 50% based on 12 reviews, with an average rating of 5.12/10. Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned the series a score of 53 out of 100 based on 11 reviews, indicating "mixed or average reviews."
- ↑ Instinct: Season Two Renewal for Alan Cumming Drama TVSeriesFinale by Cindy McLennan, May 12, 2018.