'The River': Joe Anderson is happy to be out in the jungle


While there are a number of shows where the players are very much aware of the cameras, including "The Office" and "Modern Family," each of these programs are sitcoms. ABC's new series "The River" is looking to break that barrier for drama. And according to Joe Anderson, who plays Lincoln Cole on the show, he couldn't be happier about blazing this trail."I wanted some diversity. I was looking for something...[with] some oomph and some balls to it," he says. "I wanted something that was not going to be procedural where I was going to be standing around a hospital bed or a crime scene or a desk in an office."The program centers around a crew that's being filmed as they search for missing explorer/TV personality Dr. Emmet Cole (Bruce Greenwood), Lincoln's father. This takes them in to the deepest, darkest part of the Amazon River where they encounter mystery that none of them could've expected.The...



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