- Close to Home (2005 TV series)
Close To Home Format Crime/Legal drama Created by Jim Leonard Starring Jennifer Finnigan
John Carroll Lynch
David James Elliott
Country of origin United States Language(s) English No. of seasons 2 No. of episodes 44 (List of episodes) Production Running time 60 minutes Broadcast Original channel CBS Picture format 480i (SDTV),
Original run October 4, 2005– May 11, 2007
Close to Home is an American crime-drama television series co-produced by Warner Bros. Television and Jerry Bruckheimer Television for CBS. While in pre-production the series was known as American Crime. It first aired from October 4, 2005 to May 11, 2007 and starred actress Jennifer Finnigan as Annabeth Chase, a Deputy Prosecutor for Marion County, Indiana. Created by Jim Leonard, the series was primarily filmed in Southern California. The score composer was Michael A. Levine.
On May 16, 2007, the series was officially canceled by CBS.
Annabeth Chase is a criminal prosecutor with a near perfect conviction record. Throughout the series, she lost only one case, in the first season's second-to-last episode. She also lost her first case against a corrupt cop named Veeder in the second season's third-to-last episode. She was married to a construction worker, Jack Chase (Christian Kane), and has an infant daughter, Hailey Chase.
The show revolves around her balancing her career and family life, as a prosecutor in the city of Indianapolis.
In the pilot episode, Chase returns from a 12-week maternity leave to find herself with a new boss, Maureen Scofield (Kimberly Elise), who has been promoted instead of her. Maureen is a no-nonsense, workaholic woman who admires Chase's dedication to her family and her personal life. Above her is County Prosecutor Steve Sharpe (John Carroll Lynch). Chase wins the first case she prosecutes upon her return to work: an abusive husband is sentenced to 25 years in jail without parole.
Annabeth returns to work four months after her husband was killed by a drunk driver on the first season finale. Annabeth's coming to terms with her husband's death, her grief, and her struggle to return to normalcy coupled with the guilt and trials of being a single parent are recurring themes throughout the season.
Annabeth and Maureen also face a new boss, Chief Deputy Prosecutor James Conlon (David James Elliott), who has just arrived from New York, and whose methods appear to the two prosecutors to be too forceful and sometimes unethical.
Near the end of the season, Conlon attempts an attorney general campaign which is derailed as police corruption is discovered, resulting in several prosecutions. Scofield is assassinated as a result of these prosecutions. The season (and series) ends with Chase successfully prosecuting Scofield's assassin.
- Jennifer Finnigan – Annabeth Chase
- Kimberly Elise – Maureen Scofield
- Christian Kane – Jack Chase (Season 1)
- John Carroll Lynch – Steve Sharpe (Season 1)
- Jon Seda – Ray Blackwell (Season 2)
- Cress Williams – Detective Ed Williams (Season 2)
- David James Elliott – James Conlon (Season 2)
- Bruce Davison – Defense Attorney Doug Hellman
U.S. Nielsen Ratings
Season Episodes Premiere Finale Viewers
Rank 18-49 demographic Season 1 22 October 4, 2005 May 19, 2006 10.41 #45 2.8/8 Season 2 22 September 22, 2006 May 11, 2007 10.30 #41 2.5/8
Despite earning high ratings for what is perceived as the Friday night death slot and ranking higher than most of its competition in the same slot, the show was still cancelled after only 2 seasons.
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Austria Close to Home ORF 1 April 13, 2007 Belgium Close to Home VijfTV June 8, 2006 Brazil Em Nome da Justiça (on SBT, Portuguese for In Name of Justice; Warner Channel uses the original title) Warner Channel and SBT (dubbed) November 7, 2005 Bulgaria В опасна близост (Latin alphabet: V Opasna Blizost) Nova Television (Season 1)
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Croatia Blizu doma HRT2 Czech Republic Zločiny ze sousedství (Crimes from Neighbourhood) TV Prima 2007 Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina Close to Home OBN 2008 Estonia Kurjuse kannul Kanal 2 2009 Finland Kodinpuolustaja MTV3 France Close to Home - Juste cause TF1 and TMC September 6, 2006 Germany Close to Home VOX 9 February 2007 Greece Αναζητώντας την Αλήθεια (Seeking Truth) Star Channel Ireland Close to Home RTÉ One Israel קרוב לבית (Karov LaBait; lit. Close to Home) Xtra HOT, HOT family 2006 Italy Close to Home - Giustizia ad ogni costo RaiDue 11 June 2007 Jamaica Close To Home Television Jamaica 2008 Japan Onna Kensatsukan: Anabesu Cheisu
(Female Criminal Prosecutor: Annabeth Chase)
Super! drama TV August 11, 2010 (Season 1)
February 9, 2011 (Season 2)
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January 9, 2006
Thailand Close to Home True Series September 28, 2006 Turkey Mymax March 23, 2007 United Arab Emirates Close to Home Dubai One February 10, 2009 United Kingdom Close to Home Living and Ftn January 23, 2006
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- ^ Super! drama TV | Close to Home / 女検察官アナベス・チェイス (Japanese)
- ^ Philippine TV Schedule for Close to Home
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