|Created by||Bruno Heller|
|Written by||Bruno Heller|
|Directed by||David Nutter|
C. C. H. Pounder
|Country of origin||United States|
|Executive producer(s)||Bruno Heller
|Running time||42 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Warner Bros. Television|
The Advocates is a legal drama television pilot created by Bruno Heller for CBS, starring Mandy Moore, Benjamin McKenzie, C. C. H. Pounder, Esai Morales, and Brit Morgan. CBS ordered the pilot episode on January 23, 2013, and shooting began in March 2013 in Pasadena, California. On May 11, 2013, CBS passed on the pilot.
- Mandy Moore as Shannon Carter
- Benjamin McKenzie as Henry Bird
- C. C. H. Pounder as Marjorie Kaplan
- Esai Morales as Rafael "Raffa" Cortez
- Brit Morgan as Rose Bird
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- Andreeva, Nellie (May 11, 2013). "Drama Pilot 'Advocates' Gets A Pass From CBS, To Be Shopped Elsewhere". Deadline.com. PMC. Retrieved October 7, 2014.