BECKETT FIGHTS FOR HER LIFE, ON ABC'S "CASTLE"
"Rise" - In a riveting opening that picks up just moments after last season's climactic finale, Detective Beckett (Stana Katic) fights for her life as Castle (Nathan Fillion), plagued by guilt over his role in the events, struggles to uncover who's behind her brutal shooting. Meanwhile, back at the precinct, Ryan (Seamus Dever) and Esposito (John Huertas) have to adjust, as Victoria "Iron" Gates (Penny Johnson Jerald, "24") becomes the precinct's new uncompromising Captain, on "Castle," SATURDAY, JANUARY 21 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. OAD 9/19/11)
"Castle" stars Nathan Fillion as Richard Castle, Stana Katic as NYPD Detective Kate Beckett, Susan Sullivan as Martha Rodgers, Molly Quinn as Alexis Castle, Penny Johnson Jerald as NYPD Captain Victoria Gates, Tamala Jones as Medical Examiner Lanie Parish, Jon Huertas as NYPD Detective Javier Esposito and Seamus Dever as NYPD Detective Kevin Ryan.
Guest Cast: Geoff Pierson as mystery man, Michael Dorn as police psychiatrist, Victor Webster as Josh Davidson, Scott Paulin as Jim Beckett, John M. Jackson as Rod Halstead and Larry Anderson as Dr. Kovaks.
"Rise" was written by Andrew Marlowe and directed by Rob Bowman.
"Castle" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1 channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-PG,L,V parental guideline.
For more information on "Castle," visit ABC.com