Preview: Bull (CBS) - He’ll be taking each case by the horns
By Robin Oatley on August 22, 2016
CBS’ stars Michael Weatherly ( ) as Dr. Jason , a brilliant trial consultant who uses psychology, his intuition and high tech data to analyse jurors, attorneys, witnesses and the accused. He heads a team of experts at the Trial Analysis Corporation which includes his former brother-in-law Benny Colón (Freddy Rodriguez, Ugly Betty). ‘s team members use their expertise to create strategies that will help their clients win their trials. The story is inspired by the early career of Dr. Phil (McGraw), founder of one of the most prolific trial consulting firms of all time.
This trailer predicts good things. Weatherly is a good actor, and the character seems to fit him perfectly. Plus, people seem to love watching series in which people analyse others, like and . Add to that
‘s arrogant but somehow lovable personality, and it’s clear to see this series will be good. At least, will be. As far as the other characters go, I don’t have a clue. Nor do I know what direction the series will take. But for now, I don’t really care. Just give me some more of that and I’ll be watching.
is scheduled opposite and on ABC, on The CW, on FOX and on NBC. None of which really feel like they will be a big threat. Not only do they differ from the series a lot, will also have an lead-in, meaning that all fans are sure to tune in to see what has become of their beloved Tony DiNozzo.
Bull premieres on Tuesday, September 20th at 9/8c.