The Red Line

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The Red Line
Premiere April 28, 2019
Finale May 19, 2019
Creator Caitlin Parrish &
Erica Weiss
Network CBS
Style 60-minute drama
Company Berlanti Productions,
Array Filmworks,
CBS Television Studios,
Warner Bros. Television
Episodes 8
Origin USA
Official Site CBS

The Red Line explores what happens after a white cop in Chicago mistakenly shoots and kills a black doctor. We follow three different families that all have connections with the case as the story is told from each perspective.

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Cast

Actor Character
Main Cast
Noah Wyle Daniel Calder
Emayatzy Corinealdi Tia Young
Aliyah Royale Jira Calder-Brennan
Noel Fisher Paul Evans
Howard Charles Ethan Young
Elizabeth Laidlaw Vic Renna
Vinny Chhibber Liam Bhatt
Michael Patrick Thornton Jim Evans

Episodes

# Title Written By Directed By Airdate Viewers 18-49 Rating Prod.
1 We Must All Care Caitlin Parrish &
Erica Weiss
Victoria Mahoney April 28, 2019 4.795M 0.4% T33.01004
Three very different Chicago families journey toward hope and healing after a tragedy causes them all to consider how race and racial biases affect their lives.
2 We Are Each Other's Harvest Shernold Edwards Kevin Hooks April 28, 2019 4.795M 0.4% T33.10302
Grieving widower Daniel Calder files a civil suit against Officer Paul Evans, the cop who shot his unarmed husband. Also, Daniel's adopted daughter, Jira, tries to connect with her birth mother, Tia Young, who is conflicted about meeting her daughter, and Paul is assigned a new partner on the force, Officer Diego Carranza.
3 For We Meet by One or the Other Sue Chung Aurora Guerrero May 5, 2019 3.883M 0.4% T33.10303
After hearing Paul's testimony about Harrison's shooting, Daniel has an angry outburst that puts his lawsuit against Paul at risk. Also, Jira's first meeting with her birth mother, Tia, doesn't go as she expected.
4 We Need Glory for a While Aaron Carter Matthew A. Cherry May 5, 2019 3.883M 0.4% T33.10304
Tia finds herself making enemies after she gives a powerful speech against Paul Evans and the Chicago Police Department. Also, Paul's life takes an upturn after he performs a heroic act that makes him a momentary hero.
5 One Day We May Be More Than a Body Fawzia Mirza Sheelin Choksey May 12, 2019 3.467M 0.3% T33.10305
Daniel, reeling over disturbing information he discovered about Harrison, seeks comfort from his colleague - and Jira's teacher - Liam Bhat. Also, Jira causes waves when she speaks up in defense of Tia during Tia's debate with incumbent Alderman Nathan Gordon.
6 We Turn Up This Music Louder Than a Mother's Cry Brendan Kelly Kevin Hooks May 12, 2019 3.467M 0.3% T33.10306
Daniel fears for Jira's safety after receiving a threatening phone call warning her to stop speaking out about the shooting. Also, Jira rallies her classmates to walk out of school to march against police brutality.
7 I Must Tell You What We Have Inherited Sunil Nayar DeMane Davis May 19, 2019 3.233M 0.3% T33.10307
Tia's campaign for alderman is in jeopardy after it is revealed that Jira is her daughter, whom she gave up for adoption. Also, in order to help indict Paul, Daniel tries to find the anonymous sender of the security tape that shows him shooting Harrison.
8 This Victory Alone Is Not the Change We Seek Caitlin Parrish &
Erica Weiss
Thomas Carter May 19, 2019 3.233M 0.3% T33.10308
Tia receives a financial windfall from an unlikely source, putting her back in the race for alderman against Nathan Gordon. Also, Paul makes a profound and life-changing revelation about himself.

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