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Laura Allen And Dylan Minnette Tease Tonight’s Harrowing Episode of Awake!

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Tonight, on Awake [NBC, 10/9C], a mistake Detective Michael Britten made years ago comes back to haunt him as an escaped convict kidnaps Britten’s son, Rex – to force Britten to prove his innocence!

On Tuesday, series co-stars Laura Allen and Dylan Minnette took part in a conference call with a group of journalists/bloggers. They talked about the series so far, and tonight’s ep in particular.

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Awake Is This Season’s Best New Show!

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It seems that all the major networks saved their best shows for mid-season. In the case of NBC, they were holding back the season’s best new series, Awake [Thursdays, 10/9C] – a startlingly intelligent show about a police detective who is living two lives – in two worlds – simultaneously.

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Awake – NBC Finally Finds A Timeslot For Unique, Fascinating Drama!

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NBC is scheduling the premiere of unique drama Awake for Thursday, March 1st in the 10-11 pm timeslot. It’s a huge gamble, thrusting a rookie series into such a volatile evening – and against some heavyweight opposition.

The series stars Jason Isaacs [Harry Potter, Brotherhood] as a police detective who finds himself living two different lives – or the same life in two different versions of the world following a family tragedy.

Ever since I saw a rough cut of the pilot/premiere at the beginning of last summer, I’ve been eagerly awaiting its appearance on NBC’s schedule. It’s one of the best pilots of the last five years. Details from the official NBC press release – and a cool clip – follow the jump.

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