Articles for Leverage Season 1

TNT has always been an abode for shows that features female actresses portraying tough, flawed police officers just like in The Closer and Saving Grace.  However, the network is attempting a different approach with its new action-packed series, Leverage, which has an Oscar winner at the center.  On Sunday, December 7, Timothy Hutton will return to our small screens to headline the modern day Robin Hood drama following his lead role in the NBC short-lived series, Kidnapped.Leverage, which has been given a 13-episode order by the network, revolves around a team of thieves, hackers and grifters who are crusading for truth and justice.  Nathan Ford (Hutton) serves as the leader of the motley crew who is determined to take revenge against the rich and powerful companies and individuals who strike against the needy. Read more »
Rather than focus on lawyers or cops, Leverage takes crime from a different vantage point.  The drama thriller, which revolves around a group of criminals as they wreak revenge on rich companies and wealthy business men, premiered last night with a refreshing modern day Robin Hood premise that has left viewers and critics buzzing around the show.Executive producer Dean Devlin, who is credited for The Patriot and Independence Day, wanted to do a show that that wasn‘t as dark and edgy as the CSI-style series. Read more »
Nathan Ford and his motley crew is back to take revenge against the rich and powerful companies and individuals who strike against the needy.  When we last saw Leverage, Sophie and Nate were taken hostage after being caught in the middle of a bank robbery, along with the Leverage team‘s latest target: a corrupt county court judge.  So far, Leverage has done a good job mixing up the capers and villains effectively and it seems like the show is going to continue to keep it fresh with tonight‘s episode called “The Stork Job.” Read more »
From TNT‘s official press release:Premieres Tuesday, January 27, at 10/9cThe Leverage team helps a beleaguered National Guardsman to find justice against the unscrupulous construction firm that foreclosed on his home. Knowing all too well what it feels like to fail as a father, Nate seeks solace in the bottle, putting the team – and the job – in serious jeopardy. Read more »

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