Saturday, February 28, 2015

'Battle Creek' Premieres March 1, Stars Josh Duhamel & Dean Winters

The cast of Battle Creek. Photo Credit: CBS
Jaded Det. Russ Agnew reluctantly partners with charming FBI Agent Milt Chamberlain to solve a drug-related double homicide, but while Milt investigates with the high-tech resources of the FBI, Russ prefers old-school police work and instinct, on the series premiere of Battle Creek, Sunday, March 1 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.

Battle Creek stars Josh Duhamel (All My Children) and Dean Winters in a drama about two mismatched law enforcement officers whose polar opposite views of the world and crime-solving breed frustration, disdain, humor and possibly a grudging respect as they clean up the hardscrabble streets of Battle Creek, Mich. Det. Russ Agnew, a good but gruff, hard-boiled detective, has his world upended when strikingly handsome, charismatic Special Agent Milton Chamberlain opens an FBI field office at the police station and chooses Russ to be his partner. Milt's polished sophistication and access to unlimited state-of-the-art equipment is impressive to his new co-workers in the absurdly underfunded department. As Russ and Milt work long hours together in the economically distressed city of Battle Creek, the question is: will it be Milt's charm and endless supply of high-end resources or Russ's old-fashioned cynicism, guile and deception that prove to be the keys to catching the bad guys in his beloved hometown? Janet McTeer, Kal Penn, Edward Fordham, Jr. and Aubrey Dollar (Guiding Light) also star.

Watch a sneak peek of the premiere ("The Battle Creek Way") below:

Battle Creek stars Josh Duhamel (Milt Chamberlain), Dean Winters (Russ Agnew), Janet McTeer (Commander Guziewicz), Kal Penn (Fontanelle White), Aubrey Dollar (Holly Dale) and Edward Fordham, Jr. (Aaron Funkhauser).

Guest stars in the premiere include Damon Herriman (Detective Niblet), Liza Lapira (Detective Erin Jacocks), David Warshofsky (Agent Bromberg), DustinYbarra (Teddy the Snitch), Travis Tope (Ricky), Rick Gonzalez (Omar), Omar J. Dorsey (Travis Taylor), Jayne Taini (Mrs. Seymour), Arielle Vandenberg (Milt's Assistant), Christopher Wallinger (Officer Caldwell), Adam Karell (Dad), Fran Phillips (Carole Brown), Gerry Phillips (Jim Brown), Carl Bressler (Leonard Berg), Tiffany Janeen (Resident), Vanessa Waters (Marla), Matthew Willig (Dealer), Amber Friendly (Female Agent), Julie Pearl (D.A. Perlmutter), Daniel Lee Robertson (Uniformed Officer) and Jan Devereaux (Carla).

The teleplay was written by executive producers David Shore and Vince Gilligan.

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