A detective’s promotion threatens to tear her family of police officers apart as the gripping new procedural AGAINST THE WALL joins Bravo!’s Fall schedule, Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET, beginning September 7 (visit bravo.ca to confirm local broadcast times).
Filmed in Toronto, the 13 episode, one-hour drama stars breakout star Rachael Carpani (THE GLADES) and Treat Williams (127 Hours) and Emmy® and Golden Globe®-winner Kathy Baker (PICKET FENCES, MEDIUM) as her parents.
In the premiere, only daughter Abby lands a job as an Internal Affairs detective, much to the shock of her street cop brothers and father. AGAINST THE WALL is the latest addition to Bravo’s dramatically compelling Fall 2011 schedule, joining previously announced new series FRANKLIN & BASH and SUITS.
Currently airing on Lifetime Television in the U.S., AGAINST THE WALL also stars a bevy of Canadians, including Scarborough’s Steve Byers (SMALLVILLE), Toronto’s James Thomas (COVERT AFFAIRS), Montreal’s Daniel Kash (DEGRASSI) and Andrew Walker (CSI: MIAMI), along with Vancouver’s Mayko Nguyen (ROOKIE BLUE).
AGAINST THE WALL follows the trials and tribulations of Abby Kowalski (Carpani), a single Chicago police officer who finally scores her dream job as a detective – which turns out to be a nightmare for her close-knit family of cops. As the newest hire in the department’s Internal Affairs division, Abby suddenly finds herself at odds with her fellow officers, including her father, and three brothers. On her own and “against the wall”, Abby must now figure out how she can pursue her dream of being a detective while keeping her family intact.
Kathy Baker stars as Abby’s mother Sheila; Treat Williams stars as Abby’s father Don; Brandon Quinn (ENTOURAGE) stars as Abby’s brother Richie; Steve Byers stars as Abby’s brother Steve; and James Thomas stars as Abby’s brother Donnie. Additionally, Marisa Ramirez (SPARTACUS: GODS OF THE ARENA) stars as Abby’s partner Lina Flores; Daniel Kash stars as Abby’s boss Lieutenant Papadol; Andrew Walker plays Richie’s partner Brody; Mayko Nguyen is Abby’s neighbor Mackie Phan; and Chris Johnson (THE VAMPIRE DIARIES) appears as Danny Mitchell, a lawyer and old friend of Abby’s.
Nancy Miller (SAVING GRACE) is executive producer of AGAINST THE WALL, from Universal Cable Productions, with writer/creator Annie Brunner (SAVING GRACE) serving as supervising producer.