Perception returns to strengthen Bravo summer schedule

Perception2Perception is returning for its second season to bolster Bravo’s summer schedule in late June.

Starring Toronto-born Emmy and Screen Actors Guild Award-winner Eric McCormack (Will & Grace) as a neuroscience professor who helps solve FBI cases, Season 2 of the masterful drama premieres Wednesday, June 26 at 9 p.m. ET, exclusively on Bravo.

Possessing an extraordinary knowledge of human behaviour, Dr. Pierce (McCormack) continues to help former student and FBI agent Kate Moretti (Rachel Leigh Cook, She’s All That) solve complex cases while his personal life becomes even more complicated than usual.

Special guest stars for this season include Scott Wolf (Party of Five) and Ray Wise (How I Met Your Mother). During its first season, Perception attracted an average audience of nearly 300,000 viewers and reached 725,000 viewers weekly on Bravo. Viewers can also catch episodes of Perception online at following their television broadcast (visit to confirm local broadcast times).

In Season 2 of Perception, Dr. Pierce’s struggles to let go of his imaginary friendship with Natalie Vincent (Kelly Rowan, The O.C.), but he must do so in order to start a romance with his doctor, Caroline Newsome (also played by Kelly Rowan). Award-winning actor LeVar Burton (Star Trek: The Next Generation) returns as Pierce’s best friend, Paul Haley, who serves as Dean at the University.

Perception also stars Arjay Smith (The Day After Tomorrow) as Max Lewicki, who is Pierce’s teaching assistant and whose primary job is to keep Pierce in line and on task, and Leigh Cook as FBI agent Kate Moretti, Pierce’s former student who asks him to consult on cases. Unlike her colleagues, Kate is willing to look past Pierce’s peculiarities and is responsible for recruiting him to work for the government.

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