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The Bridge

The BridgeNetwork: CBS
Episodes: 13 but only three aired (hour)
Seasons: One

TV show dates: July 10, — July 24, 2010
Series status: Cancelled

Performers include: Aaron Douglas, Paul Popowich, Ona Grauer, Michael Murphy, Frank Cassini, Inga Cadranel, Theresa Joy, Genadijs Dolganovs, Miranda Edwards, Devon Richards, and Rayisa Kondracki.

the bridge past TV show

TV show description:
Though the TV series is named for the bridge that is between wealthy and poor neighborhoods in Toronto (Rosedale and St. James Town), it isn’t set in a particular city. The plot features the unanimously elected police union head who has a lot to deal with — cleaning up corruption in the police force, handling the problems of his fellow police officers, and keeping crime off the streets.

Frank Leo (Aaron Douglas) is a natural born leader, confident and charismatic. With his new position as President of the Police Protective Association, he brings to it the same qualities that made him a good cop; a natural sense of justice, loyalty, intelligence, and passion. Women are naturally drawn to his charming ways.

His partner, Tommy Dunn (Paul Popowich), tends to be the opposite, sitting back while he figures things out, instead of jumping right in. However, he’s also smart and loyal like Frank, as well as having the natural insight of a good cop. In his fight for justice, he lost his leg.

Frank and Tommy’s old sergeant at Bridge Division, Bernie Kantor (Frank Cassini), is always the voice of reason. He’s the guy you confess your sins to and the one with all the answers. They jokingly call him “Rabbi,” as he’s wise and compassionate, with the sensibilities of a teacher.

Ed Wycoff (Michael Murphy) is the Chief of Police. He’s aligned with Frank but only because he sees how it will help himself. He’s always looking for that angle to aid his own agenda and thinks he’s smarter than Frank.

Jill (Inga Cadranel), a detective, has a soft spot for Frank. She can be as tough when she needs to be, and is also beautiful with a great sense of humor. She refuses to be labeled, and once had a relationship with a woman after her divorce from another cop.

Abby St. James (Ona Grauer), the prosecutor, is quick to defend cops, and is professional and smart. She’s not very predictable, which keeps everyone else paying attention.

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