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Malcolm Bright, one of the best criminal psychologists around, uses his twisted genius to help the NYPD solve crimes.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Tom Payne ...  Malcolm Bright 12 episodes, 2019-2020
Lou Diamond Phillips ...  Gil Arroyo 12 episodes, 2019-2020
Halston Sage ...  Ainsley Whitly 12 episodes, 2019-2020
Aurora Perrineau ...  Dani Powell 12 episodes, 2019-2020
Frank Harts ...  JT Tarmel 12 episodes, 2019-2020
Keiko Agena ...  Dr. Edrisa Tanaka 12 episodes, 2019-2020
Bellamy Young ...  Jessica Whitly 12 episodes, 2019-2020
Michael Sheen ...  Dr. Martin Whitly 12 episodes, 2019-2020
Kasjan Wilson Kasjan Wilson ...  Young Malcolm 5 episodes, 2019
Esau Pritchett Esau Pritchett ...  Mr. David 5 episodes, 2019
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Malcolm Bright, one of the best criminal psychologists around, uses his twisted genius to help the NYPD solve crimes.

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Enter the mind of a serial killer.


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English

Release Date:

23 September 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Prodigal Son See more »

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New York City, New York, USA See more »

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16:9 HD
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In Sept. 2019 Fox gave freshman Prodigal Son a full season order! The network has ordered an additional 9 episodes bringing the show's first season to a total of 22 episodes. The serial killer drama was the most watched new program of premiere week in adults 18-49. See more »

Goofs

The prison cell is not how a serial murderer would be held, and is clearly engineered to facilitate the series' plot points. A tether would prevent the inmate from changing clothes or using a restroom, if there was even one within reach of the tether. And the evidence of his crimes (the journals) certainly wouldn't be in the cell. See more »

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Pulls you in and keeps you there
2 October 2019 | by mncollinSee all my reviews

I'm 2 episodes in and hooked. Tom Payne is great as the genius profiler with a traumatic past and Martin Sheen is very convincing and creepy as the "loving" serial killer father. I like that the cases being solved feel like a background story and the manipulative father son relationship stays at the forefront.


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