Scoop: PERSON OF INTEREST on CBS - Thursday, January 17, 2013
"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.)
PERSON OF INTEREST stars Jim Caviezel, Emmy Award winner Michael Emerson and Academy and Emmy Award-nominated Taraji P. Henson in a crime thriller about a presumed-dead former CIA agent who teams up with a mysterious billionaire to prevent violent crimes by using their OWN brand of vigilante justice. Reese's special training in covert operations appeals to Finch, a software genius who invented a program, aka "The Machine," that can identify people about to be involved in violent crimes. Tapping into ubiquitous surveillance feeds throughout the city, the two work outside of the law, combining Reese's black ops skills with Finch's technological prowess and unlimited wealth to unravel the mystery of the person of interest, and stop the crime before it happens. Reese's actions draw the attention of the NYPD, including by-the-book homicide detective Carter. After initially pursuing Reese as a criminal, Carter now shares in his pursuit of justice. Also working with Reese and Finch is Detective Fusco, a dirty cop who began as Reese's unwilling pawn, but now views their missions as a chance at personal redemption. With infinite crimes to investigate, Reese and Finch find that the right person, with the right information, at the right time, can change everything.