Scoop: PERSON OF INTEREST on CBS - Tonight, January 21, 2014
PERSON OF INTEREST is a crime thriller about an ex-CIA agent and a mysterious billionaire who prevent violent crimes by utilizing an all-seeing machine that can predict the events before they happen by supplying the social security numbers of those involved. Although they have successfully prevented numerous crimes thanks to The Machine's omniscience, Reese and Finch, along with NYPD detectives Carter and Fusco now face an uncertain future. The Machine, having been Hunted by various forces, has moved itself to an unknown location in a surprising act of self-awareness and self-preservation. Though unbeknownst to Reese and Finch, it is also in communication with Root, a dangerous cyber-criminal whose fascination with The Machine has become a full-blown obsession to set it free from all outside control. Meanwhile, Carter is distracted by a personal crusade to take down the criminal organization known as HR, while Fusco continues to face the repercussions of his corrupt past. As they await new numbers, Reese and Finch, now joined by Shaw, a lethal operative left for dead by the government, can only wonder where The Machine is, and where its evolving intelligence will lead them next.