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Second Chance

Brand new US drama comes to Universal Channel - Thursday 12th May at 9pm. 


From Emmy® Award-winning executive producer Howard Gordon (Homeland, 24, The X-Files), a thrilling new series starring British actor Rob Kazinsky (Warcraft, True Blood, Eastenders). 

'Second Chance' revolves around a disgraced ex-L.A. County Sheriff who is given another chance at life and 'born again' after he is murdered. But he soon discovers the billionaire scientists who resurrect him are playing God for their own agenda. The 11-part series is brought to life by executive producer/writer Rand Ravich (Life, Crisis) and Emmy® Award-winning executive producer Howard Gordon (Homeland, 24, The X-Files) and stars Rob Kazinsky in his first lead role in a US drama.

Surly 75-year-old, Jimmy Pritchard (guest star Philip Baker Hall, Modern Family, Magnolia), is his own worst enemy. Having long-neglected his family in favour of his work, drinking and womanizing, 15 years ago he was forced to resign as L.A. County Sheriff under a cloud of corruption charges. Since, with his unhealthy predilections for company, Pritchard has been growing old – and further apart from the outside world.

Death doesn’t last long after Pritchard is killed when he intercepts a burglary at the house of his son, FBI Agent Duval Pritchard (Tim DeKay, White Collar). Tech-geniuses, Mary Goodwin (Dilshad Vadsaria, Revenge) and her twin brother Otto (Adhir Kalyan, Rules of Engagement), founders of a social networking empire, bring him back from the dead – but in order to save one of their own lives.

Resurrected as a younger, better version of himself, with physical abilities of which he never dreamed, a re-animated Pritchard (Rob Kazinsky) is given the second opportunity of a lifetime. Can he reconcile with his past and try to repair the damage he did to his family? Will he embrace a new sense of purpose or fall prey to old temptations?

Second Chance is written by Rand Ravich, executive produced by Rand Ravich, Howard Gordon, Donald Todd and Brad Turner, with the pilot episode executive produced by Michael Cuesta. The series is produced by 20th Century Fox Television, Kara Productions and Teakwood Lane Productions.