TV Review: Lifetime's 'The Protector'

TV Review: Lifetime's 'The Protector'

As Ally Walker was in the midst of her run as Agent Stahl, Worst Woman In The History Of The World, on FX's "Sons of Anarachy," I had more than a few moments when I paused and looked forward to what the "Profiler" star would do next.

 I wondered if TNT would shape a "Closer"/"Saving Grace"-style vehicle around her, or if Showtime might let her topline or co-star in one of its tragicomedies or even if CBS could build her something "Good Wife"-esque. My thought was that I respect Ally Walker and like her and as much as I relished (and she clearly relished) her wicked "SoA" turn,  it might be nice to see her on a show that didn't force me to plot elaborate strategies for her death.

 On Sunday (June 12), Lifetime premieres "The Protector," which superficially is the Ally Walker Vehicle I'd been hoping for. Unfortunately, although "The Protector" gives Walker the stage all to herself, it's too bland and generic a project to take any pleasure in.  Read More...


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