USA's 'Sirens' is a reverse 'Rescue Me,' EP Denis Leary says

USA's forthcoming series "Sirens" comes from "Rescue Me" creator Denis Leary, and fans of the latter will definitely recognize Leary's sensibility in the new show.But whereas "Rescue Me" was a drama with some funny parts, "Sirens" is the reverse -- a comedy that Leary hopes will pack the occasional dramatic punch. The show, based on a British series, stars Michael Mosley, Kevin Daniels and Kevin Bigley as a crew of EMTs and Jessica McNamee as Mosley's cop ex-girlfriend through their professional and complicated personal lives."These guys are dealing with life and death in the sense that the people they're about to respond to are either going to live or die, quite often," Leary said Saturday (Jan. 18) at the TCA winter press tour. "... I just think it brings out a lot of black humor and sort of a morbid approach -- the worst could happen today."It's an interesting place for comedy. It's also an...


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