'Do No Harm' Premiere: Modern-Day Jekyll And Hyde

NBC premiered the latest television take on the classic tale of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. In this case it's the strange case of Dr. Jason Cole and his alter ego, Ian. Steven Pasquale takes on the dual role of a renowned neurosurgeon by day and a crazed psychopath by night. When the series picks up, Jason had managed to keep Ian subdued by knocking himself out for twelve hours every night. His alter ego normally takes over between 8:25 p.m. and 8:25 a.m. The problem is that Ian has built up an immunity to the serum, and so he starts breaking free. Read More...

'Do No Harm': Modern-day Jekyll & Hyde hits Philadelphia

One of the more telling behind-the-scenes aspects about the NBC drama "Do No Harm," which premieres Thursday, Jan. 31, is that star Steven Pasquale has two start times for work.One is for Jason Cole, a respected neurosurgeon; the other is for Ian Price, a violent psycho.Dr. Cole rules from 8:25 a.m. until 8:25 p.m.; Price controls the body they both occupy at night. And to help make sure he's in the right frame of mind, Pasquale has a separate chair for each character.Yes, another split-personality show, and the logical comparison for this one is Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde."At 8:25 he becomes a different guy," Pasquale tells Zap2it. "They sound the same and walk the same. From a performance standpoint, I didn't want to make them so violently different. Ian is a drug addict, a sex-addict sociopath, a sexual predator."The character has dealt with dissociative identity disorder for as long as he can remember, Pasquale...