'Person of Interest': CBS chief on Carter's increased role, Season 2 prospects


CBS professes to be "extremely pleased" with the performance of its first-year drama "Person of Interest" -- which is not to say the network has been completely hands-off in its growth."We love all the characters. The Reese [Jim Caviezel]-Finch [Michael Emerson] relationship was really starting to take off," CBS Entertainment president Nina Tassler said Wednesday (Jan. 11) at the TV critics' press tour. "But the Carter [Taraji P. Henson] character was somewhat marginalized" early in the season.Tassler says the network met with creator and showrunner Jonah Nolan to ask about bringing Carter more into the center of the show -- "into the superhero cave," as she puts it. "It was a plan they had in place, but more for the end of the season," Tassler relates. "We asked if they were open to moving it up, and as you now can see, Carter is ... sort of the Commissioner Gordon. We felt that was a...



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