Damian Lewis stars as a former police officer who, after years of false imprisonment, returns to the force with a decidedly different philosophy.
Evil...and his brother Ziggy
Airs: Wednesday December 3, 2008
A sheriff's deputy is found dead on an Indian reservation, Crews and Reese are in the middle of a turf war between Tribal police and the county sheriff's department. The team learns that the victim was not well-liked on the reservation. Meanwhile, Crews attends a fundraiser thrown by Mickey Rayborn, one of Crews suspect involved in the conspiracy against him.
I saw actor Zarn McClarnon in the preview, so at least it'll include some real Indians. If it accurately portrays the law enforcement conflict, I'll be impressed. If it does so without getting into gaming or casino corruption, I'll be even more impressed.
So we had August Schellenberg in Grey's Anatomy a couple weeks ago and a rez-based drama next week. If the networks did this every week, they'd meet their diversity quota and critics like me would have no reason to complain.
For more on the subject, see TV Shows Featuring Indians.