From Rand Ravich ("The Astronaut's Wife"), Far Shariat ("Confessions of a Dangerous Mind"), and David Semel, who directed the pilot of NBC's "Heroes," " Life " is a new drama about a detective who is given a second chance. Damian Lewis ("Band of Brothers") stars as complex, offbeat Detective Charlie Crews, who returns to the force after years in prison, thanks to close friend and attorney Constance Griffiths (Brooke Langton), after serving time in prison for a crime he didn't commit. The cast also includes Sarah Shahi ("Rush Hour 3") as Charlie's skeptical, demanding partner, Robin Weigart (HBO's "Deadwood") as their hard-hitting lieutenant, and Adam Arkin ("Chicago Hope") as former cellmate Ted Early. " Life " is a Universal Media Studios production. Rand Ravich is executive producer and writer; Far Shariat and Dan Sackheim are executive producers on the series; David Semel is executive producer and director on the pilot.

Genre: Drama

  • Watch Life Season 2

    • Episode

      Life : Season 2 Highlights - I Heart Mom

      aired: Fri, Feb 20, 2009

      When a killer tries to frame his girlfriend for the crime, he realizes he didn't pull it off.

    • Episode

      Life : Season 2 Highlights - Mirror Ball

      aired: Sat, Feb 14, 2009

      Crews and Reese try to find a murder suspect by booking a bunch of celebrity impersonators.

    • Episode

      Life : Season 2 Highlights - Re-Entry

      aired: Fri, Feb 6, 2009

      Crews molds a new bullet out of the one taken from his chest to send it "special delivery"

    • Episode

      Life : Season 2 Highlights - Trap Door

      aired: Thu, Jan 8, 2009

      When the truth comes calling, it's not always wise to answer the door.

    • Episode

      Life : Season 2 Highlights - The Business of Miracles

      aired: Thu, Jan 8, 2009

      A detective can' help but be curious.

    • Episode

      Life : Season 2 Highlights - Not for Nothing

      aired: Thu, Jan 8, 2009

      Did the researcher become the subject?

    • Episode

      Life : Season 2 Highlights - Jackpot

      aired: Thu, Jan 8, 2009

      Charlie uses words to pierce a potential killer's body armor

    • Episode

      Life : Season 2 Highlights - Evil...and his brother Ziggy

      aired: Thu, Jan 8, 2009

      A call from the boss isn't always work.

    • Episode

      Life : Season 2 Highlights - Everything... All The Time

      aired: Thu, Jan 8, 2009

      Money, steroids, and murder - a dangerous combo for investigators

    • Episode

      Life : Season 2 Highlights - Did You Feel That?

      aired: Thu, Jan 8, 2009

      A Masserati is a terrible thing to waste.

    • Episode

      Life : Season 2 Highlights - Black Friday

      aired: Thu, Jan 8, 2009

      Crews and Santa bust a bad elf for stealing Christmas.

  • Watch Life Season 1

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  • Watch Life episodes from 2009

    • Episode 3471


      aired: Mon, Dec 14, 2009

      Primates are just like humans - intelligent, quarrelsome, family-centered. Armies of Hamadryas baboons, 400 strong, battle on the plains of Ethiopia to steal females and settle old scores. An orangutan baby fails in its struggle to make an umbrella out of leaves to keep off the rain. Young capuchins can't get the hang of smashing nuts with a large rock, a technique their parents have perfected.

    • Episode 3401


      aired: Mon, Dec 7, 2009

      Plants' solutions to life's challenges are as innovative and manipulative as any animal's. Stunning time-lapse photography reveals a parallel world where plants act like fly-paper, or spring-loaded traps, to catch insects. The dragon's blood tree acts as an upturned umbrella to capture mist and shade its roots. The heliconia plant enslaves a humming bird and turns it into an addict for its nectar.

    • Episode 3331

      Creatures of the Deep

      aired: Mon, Nov 30, 2009

      Marine invertebrates are some of the most bizarre and beautiful animals on the planet, and thrive in the toughest parts of the oceans. Divers swim into a shoal of predatory Humboldt squid as they emerge from the ocean depths to hunt in packs and watch as cuttlefish gather to mate, their bodies flash in stroboscopic colors. A giant octopus commits suicide for her young.

    • Episode 3261

      Hunters and Hunted

      aired: Mon, Nov 23, 2009

      Mammals' ability to learn new tricks is the key to survival in the knife-edge world of hunters and hunted. In a TV first, a killer whale off the Falklands sneaks into a pool where elephant seal pups learn to swim and snatches them, saving itself the trouble of hunting in the open sea. Young ibex soon learn the only way to escape a fox is to run up an almost vertical cliff face.

    • Episode 3191


      aired: Mon, Nov 16, 2009

      There are 200 million insects for each of us. They are the most successful animal group ever. Their key is an armored covering that takes on almost any shape. Darwin's stag beetle fights in the tree tops with huge curved jaws. The camera flies with millions of monarch butterflies which migrate 2000 miles, navigating by the sun and a honey bee army stings a raiding bear into submission.

    • Episode 3121


      aired: Mon, Nov 9, 2009

      Birds owe their global success to feathers - something no other animal has. They allow birds to do extraordinary things. Aerial photography takes us into the sky with an Ethiopian Lammergeier dropping bones to smash them into edible-sized bits, while thousands of pink flamingoes promenade in one of nature's greatest spectacles.

    • Episode 3051


      aired: Mon, Nov 2, 2009

      Fish dominate the planet's waters through their astonishing variety of shape and behavior. Slow-motion cameras show flying fish gliding through the air and capture the world's fastest swimmer, the sailfish, plucking sardines from a shoal at 70 mph. And the tiny Hawaiian goby undertakes one of nature's most daunting journeys, climbing a massive waterfall to find safe pools for breeding.

    • Episode 2981


      aired: Mon, Oct 26, 2009

      Mammals dominate the planet. They do it through having warm blood and by the care they lavish on their young. Filming in the bitter Antarctic winter reveal how a mother Weddell seal wears her teeth down keeping open a hole in the ice so she can catch fish for her pup. A powered hot air balloon captures stunning images of millions of migrating bats as they converge on fruiting trees in Zambia.

    • Episode 2911

      Reptiles and Amphibians

      aired: Mon, Oct 19, 2009

      Reptiles and amphibians look like hang-overs from the past. But they overcome their shortcomings through amazing innovation. The pebble toad turns into a rubber ball to roll and bounce from its enemies and extreme slow-motion shows how a Jesus Christ lizard runs on water. In a TV first, komodo dragons hunt a huge water-buffalo, biting it to inject venom, then waiting for weeks until it dies.

    • Episode 2841

      Challenges of Life

      aired: Mon, Oct 12, 2009

      In nature, living long enough to breed is a monumental struggle. Many animals and plants go to extremes to give themselves a chance. The strawberry poison arrow frog carries a tadpole high into a tree and drops it in a bromeliad. While fledgling chinstrap penguins undertake a heroic journey through the broken ice to get out to sea. Many can barely swim and the formidable leopard seal lies in wait.

    • Episode 971


      aired: Wed, Apr 8, 2009

      Season two finale of 'Life' - In the season two finale episode Crews (Damian Lewis) must locate his partner Reese (Sarah Shahi) who has gone missing while on loan to the F.B.I.

    • Episode 901

      Initiative 38

      aired: Wed, Apr 1, 2009

      A state politician seeking to ban handguns is shot to death.

    • Episode 831

      5 Quarts

      aired: Wed, Mar 25, 2009

      A Los Angeles coroners death reveals the dark underbelly of the profession.

    • Episode 761

      3 Women

      aired: Wed, Mar 18, 2009

      Special Guest Star Gabrielle Union joins the cast of "Life" as Detective Jane Seever.

    • Episode 691

      Shelf Life

      aired: Wed, Mar 11, 2009

      A soldier's death unravels a corporate scandal.

    • Episode 551

      Hit Me Baby

      aired: Wed, Feb 25, 2009

      A ladies man is impaled and left for dead.

    • Episode 481

      I Heart Mom

      aired: Wed, Feb 18, 2009

      A construction con-man is found dead in house with no roof.

    • Episode 341


      aired: Wed, Feb 4, 2009

      A retired NASA pilot is shot to death mid-flight.

  • Watch Life episodes from 2008

    • Episode 3511


      aired: Wed, Dec 17, 2008

      A dead engineer's trapdoor helps uncover a mobster's secret.

    • Episode 3441

      Canyon Flowers

      aired: Wed, Dec 10, 2008

      Family trees--A food bank deliveryman is found buried, up to his neck, in the backyard of a suburban home. What's even more bizarre is the way in which he was buried.

    • Episode 3371

      Evil...and His Brother Ziggy

      aired: Wed, Dec 3, 2008

      Sovereign Land --When a sheriff's deputy is found murdered on an Indian reservation, Crews (Damian Lewis) and Reese (Sarah Shahi) find themselves in the middle of a turf war between Tribal police and the county sheriff's department.

    • Episode 3231

      Badge Bunny

      aired: Wed, Nov 19, 2008

      The lives of badge bunnies explored.

    • Episode 3161

      Black Friday

      aired: Wed, Nov 12, 2008

      When a murder takes place in a mall on the biggest shopping day of the year Charlie Crews (Damian Lewis) and Dani Reese (Sarah Shahi) end up searching for more than just the killer.

    • Episode 3091


      aired: Wed, Nov 5, 2008

      The winner takes it all--A woman is found in a pool of blood sitting at a table with a romantic dinner set for two.

    • Episode 2971

      Did You Feel That?

      aired: Fri, Oct 24, 2008

      Shaking things up???An earthquake hits Los Angeles and the city is a mess.

    • Episode 2901


      aired: Fri, Oct 17, 2008

      An online love triangle leaves one man crushed.

    • Episode 2831

      Not for Nothing

      aired: Fri, Oct 10, 2008

      Us Against Them -- A university's prison experiment goes horribly wrong when one of the students acting as a corrections officer ends up dead.

    • Episode 2791

      The Business of Miracles

      aired: Mon, Oct 6, 2008

      Frozen stiff: The body of a cancer research scientist is discovered literally frozen solid, baffling Crews (Damian Lewis) and Reese (Sarah Shahi).

    • Episode 2761

      Everything...All The Time

      aired: Fri, Oct 3, 2008

      The underground party circuit claims the life of a family man.

    • Episode 2721

      Find Your Happy Place

      aired: Mon, Sep 29, 2008

      After a number of steamer trunks containing dead bodies turns up across LA, Crews and Reese realize they have a serial killer on their hands.

  • Watch Life episodes from 2007

    • Episode 3381

      Fill It Up

      aired: Wed, Dec 5, 2007

      When a wife kills her husband the hunt is on to find the murder weapon.

    • Episode 3361

      Dig A Hole

      aired: Mon, Dec 3, 2007

      Mummified body of a Zen Master found ten years after he is buried alive.

    • Episode 3311

      Serious Control Issues

      aired: Wed, Nov 28, 2007

      When a runaway girl is found dead underneath a freeway overpass, Detective Charlie Crews (Damian Lewis) and Danni Reese (Sarah Shahi) are struck by the death scene.

    • Episode 3171


      aired: Wed, Nov 14, 2007

      A gas explosion vaporizes half a man's body and Charlie Crews becomes the number one suspect in a murder investigation.

    • Episode 3101

      A Civil War

      aired: Wed, Nov 7, 2007

      What seems like a hate crime turns out to be a young man's cry for help -- When two Persian Americans are killed and a third is kidnapped, Detective Charlie Crews (Damian Lewis) and Dani Reese (Sarah Shahi) believe they have a hate crime on their hands.

    • Episode 3031


      aired: Wed, Oct 31, 2007

      When Danni Reese witnesses what she thinks is a confession to rape she takes action -- While attending one of her AA meetings, Danni Reese (Sarah Shahi) thinks she hears a fellow attendee confess to rape. Unable to let go of this information, and despite Crews? (Damian Lewis) advice to drop it, Reese becomes preoccupied with getting this individual to confess.

    • Episode 2961

      The Fallen Woman

      aired: Wed, Oct 24, 2007

      When a woman wearing angel wings falls to her death, Detective Charlie Crews (Damian Lewis) and Danni Reese (Sarah Shahi) must figure out if she was pushed or if she jumped.

    • Episode 2891

      What They Saw

      aired: Wed, Oct 17, 2007

      A bizarre set of circumstances binds four people together in a situation that takes friendly neighbors to the extreme.

    • Episode 2821

      Let Her Go

      aired: Wed, Oct 10, 2007

      Crews and Reese investigate a standard carjacking homicide involving a husband and wife. The case seems like a slam-dunk until they ask the husband to ID the suspected killer.

    • Episode 2751

      Tear Asunder

      aired: Wed, Oct 3, 2007

      Newlywed bride killed the evening of her wedding – Detective Charlie Crews (Damian Lewis) and Dani Reese (Sarah Shahi) search for the killer of a newlywed bride.

    • Episode 2681


      aired: Wed, Sep 26, 2007

      After spending twelve years in prison for a crime he didn?t commit, Charlie Crews rejoins the force with a shiny new Detective badge.

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