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ABC’s ‘Will Trent’ Soars With Multiplatform Viewing

ABC’s drama Will Trent put up decent on-air numbers for its series premiere and scored solid gains over seven days of delayed viewing. The show’s audience has mushroomed, however, with additional time and multiplatform viewing. Including three repeats and their attendant delayed viewing, the premiere of Will Trent has pulled in 18.1 million viewers and […]

‘Will Trent’ Review: An Uncommonly Interesting Protagonist Boosts ABC’s Procedural

Ramón Rodriguez and Erika Christensen topline the series based on Karin Slaughter's Atlanta-set detective novels.

‘Will Trent’ Drama Joins ABC’s Midseason Schedule

ABC is adding to its midseason roster. The Disney-backed broadcaster has handed out a series order to Will Trent, the Ramon Rodriguez-led drama based on Karin Slaughter’s book series. The series, which was originally ordered with a cast-contingent pickup, revolves around special agent Will Trent (Rodriguez) of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, who was abandoned […]

ABC’s ‘Will Trent’ Drama Adds ‘The Wire’ Alum Sonja Sohn

ABC’s drama pilot Will Trent continues to fill out its cast. The Wire alum Sonja Sohn has joined the project, based on novelist Karin Slaughter’s best-selling book series about a Georgia Bureau of Investigations agent. Sohn will star with Ramon Rodriguez, who’s playing the title role, Erika Christensen, Jake McLaughlin and Iantha Richardson. Will Trent […]

Erika Christensen Boards ABC’s ‘Will Trent’ Drama

ABC has found the female lead for its drama pilot Will Trent. Erika Christensen will star opposite Ramon Rodriguez in the project based on Karin Slaughter’s best-selling series of crime novels. The Parenthood alum will play Angie, an Atlanta police detective and Will’s (Rodriguez) on-and-off girlfriend. Will Trent follows the title character, an agent with […]

Ramon Rodriguez to Lead ABC’s ‘Will Trent’ Drama

ABC has found its Will Trent. Ramon Rodriguez has been tapped to play the special agent in the broadcast network’s adaptation of Karin Slaugher’s best-selling book series of the same name. The casting lifts the contingency on the project, which is now formally one of ABC’s seven drama pilots in contention for the 2022-23 broadcast […]