Shades of Blue Trailer: Jennifer Lopez’s Truth Is in the Paperwork

NBC plans to kick off 2016 with high ratings, launching Jennifer Lopez’s new police drama Shades of Blue ahead of inevitable Thursday competitors like ABC’s How to Get Away With Murder. The series debuts on January 7th (shifted up a week from its originally intended January 14th launch), as a follow-up to Heroes Reborn and The Blacklist on Thursdays at 10/9c. It replaces Wesley Snipes’ action thriller The Player, which recently had its order cut from 13 to 9 episodes.

In the above extended trailer for Shades of Blue, we are immediately thrown into the moral gray area that policewoman Harlee Santos (Lopez) inhabits. She coolly orchestrates a staged firefight, covering up her partner Loman’s (Dayo Okeniyi) mistaken shooting of an unarmed suspect playing an all-too-realistic video game. “The truth is in the paperwork,” she explains to the rattled rookie. Further scenes in the trailer illustrate Santos’ “creative police work,” her bond with patriarchal, corrupt cop Matt Wozniak (Ray Liotta), and how this eventually gets her busted by the FBI and forced to turn informant.

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alycakes984d ago

I'm not a big Jlo fan so it's going to take a lot for me to even watch the pilot on this one a give it a chance. If it's on a night that nothing I watch is against it and there aren't 3 other things being recorded already, I'll give it a go, but other than that, it's not a priority. There are some things I just won't watch because of the people in it.....don't know why really but that's how I am....and there are about 6 actors I won't go see.

OJSoFunky983d ago

I thought this was going to look terrible but it looks cool! Plus Ray Liotta is always a bonus.