Chase (2010 TV series)
|Created by||Jennifer Johnson|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||18 (List of episodes)|
|Executive producer(s)||Jennifer Johnson
|Running time||42 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Warner Bros. Television
Jerry Bruckheimer Television
|Original run||September 20, 2010– May 21, 2011|
Chase is an American police procedural drama television series created by Jennifer Johnson for the NBC network. The series follows a U.S. Marshals fugitive-apprehension team, based out of Houston, Texas. Jerry Bruckheimer and Johnson serve as executive producers for the one-hour drama. The series originally aired on Mondays at 10:00 pm ET/9:00 pm CT and premiered on September 20, 2010. After the mid-season break, Chase returned on Wednesdays at 9:00 pm ET/8:00 pm CT On October 19, 2010, the network ordered a full season consisting of 22 episodes, but this order was cut to 18 in December. On February 3, 2011, the show was put on "a hiatus" with no plan regarding the remaining episodes. On April 6, 2011, NBC announced the remaining five episodes would be broadcast on Saturday nights beginning on April 23, 2011. Later the show was replaced by Harry's Law.
Main cast 
- Kelli Giddish as Annie Nolan Frost
- Cole Hauser as Jimmy Godfrey
- Amaury Nolasco as Marco Martinez
- Rose Rollins as Daisy Ogbaa (episodes 1–16)
- Jesse Metcalfe as Luke Watson
Recurring roles 
- Travis Fimmel as Mason Boyle (2 episodes)
- Eddie Cibrian as Ben Crowley (3 episodes)
- Siena Goines as Natalie (4 episodes)
U.S. television ratings 
|Season||Episodes||Timeslot||Season premiere||Season finale||TV Season||Ranking||Rating||Viewers
|1||18||Mondays 10:00 p.m. (September 20, 2010 - December 6, 2010)
Wednesdays 9:00 p.m. (January 19, 2011 - January 26, 2011)
Saturdays 8:00 pm (April 23, 2011 - May 21, 2011)
|September 20, 2010||May 21, 2011||2010-2011||#84||4.1||6.45|
Development and production 
NBC picked up the script penned by Jennifer Johnson with a put pilot commitment in September 2009. Johnson will serve as an executive producer, along with Jerry Bruckheimer and Jonathan Littman. David Nutter was signed to direct the pilot.
Casting announcements began the second week of February 2010. Rose Rollins was first to be cast, in the role of Daisy Ogbaa, the team's weapon specialist. This was followed quickly by the announcements of the casting of Jesse Metcalfe as Luke Watson, a Marshal from Washington, D.C., and Cole Hauser, as an experienced ex-cop who co-heads the apprehension team. Amaury Nolasco came on board a few days later to portray veteran cop Marco Martinez.
The role of the show's central character, Annie Frost, was offered to actresses Maria Bello, Téa Leoni, and Christina Applegate. The producers were seeking a "strong female lead actress" for the role of Frost. Eventually Kelli Giddish landed the female lead role in late February. The show is primarily set in Houston, Texas episode 2 onward.
The pilot takes place in Houston, Texas and was shot in Dallas and Anna, Texas in March. NBC ordered Chase to series on May 10, 2010. The series will continue to be filmed in the Dallas area.
On December 3, 2010 the episode order for Chase was cut from 22 to 18.
The show has received mixed reviews from critics, gaining a 48 out of 100 from a review aggregator site Metacritic. TV ratings site TV by the Numbers lists the show as "certain to be cancelled".
Chase premiered on September 20, 2010. On November 15, 2010 it was announced that Chase would be moving to Wednesdays at 9:00 pm Eastern/8:00 pm Central beginning in January. On February 3, 2011 NBC pulled Chase from its schedule to be replaced with Minute to Win It.
On July 26, 2010, Sky Living secured the rights to air Chase in the United Kingdom. The show will be called Jerry Bruckheimer's Chase and it will be broadcast in the UK, and is expected to start airing in August 2011. Chase was simulcast in Canada on Citytv.
In the test broadcast of CHASE on BEAM 31 Philippines, CHASE is included in their programming, and is aired every Monday at 10pm. This TV series is also named for the said network. But when the said channel ceased its operation on October 19, 2012, the series still carried over by its succeeding station Jack City.
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