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CBS Praises 'Flashpoint' Plus Enrico Colantoni Teases Upcoming Plot

Flashpoint , the drama that features a team that responds to hostage situation's and gang busts while exploring the criminal's mind to try and save lives, has returned for its second season after debuting with strong Friday-night ratings. And due to the success of the CBS-CTV co-production, CBS entertainment president Nina Tassler is now looking at partnering with other foreign countries on future TV projects. "Flashpoint has been such a positive experience," Tassler said during the TV Critics Tour. "It's a terrific business model for us." Filmed in Toronto, Flashpoint premiered simultaneously on CBS and CTV last July and currently rates comparably with CBS' other popular crime dramas, including CSI and NCIS . Leading the series is Enrico Colantoni, who plays Sgt. Gregory Parker of the SRU, which is inspired by Toronto's Emergency Task Force. There's a heightened adrenal rush and sentimental experience that has little to do with cops and robbers. It has more to do with watching our characters struggle with a particular situation and how that affects them directly, Colantoni, who previously played a private investigator and Kristen Bell's father on Veronica Mars , told us in an interview. Each week, Flashpoint deals with some extreme storylines and Colantoni hints that fans have a lot to look forward for the rest of the season. We're going to deal with some revenge situations that actually are specifically related to what happened during the pilot episode of last season. Recently, we've been handling a lot of domestic situations that vary in different locales - like the winter. People freak out over the snow! It just makes them do crazy things, he teased. As for his Flashpoint character, Colantoni doesn't know much about what's in store for him but does anticipate that something is bound to happen to his love life. He's so committed to his job, his team and these people. I think it would be difficult to watch him in a social environment because he'd probably fail miserably. So I hope we get to watch him struggle with that and trying to find a semblance of normalcy, he said. Flashpoint airs every Friday at 9pm on CBS. Source here

Enrico Colantoni Talks Emotional Side of Flashpoint

CBS' hit series Flashpoint (Fridays at 9 pm/ET), which follows the lives of elite cops within the Strategic Response Unit, has returned for its second season after debuting with strong Friday-night ratings. Enrico Colantoni, who plays the SRU's Sgt. Gregory Parker, tells us what distinguishes his series, teases upcoming storylines and reveals what goes on when the cameras aren't rolling. Plus, Veronica Mars ' dad dishes about the upcoming movie. For Full Interview Read Here

Preview of 'Flashpoint' 2.01: Eagle Two

In the new season of 'Flashpoint', the Strategic Response Unit is distracted by an exploding bomb while the real motive is going on. Read more.

It's a Girl for Flashpoint's Amy Jo Johnson

Former Felicity and current Flashpoint star Amy Jo Johnson is a first-time mom. The actress and her fiance, Oliver Giner, welcomed a daughter on Monday, Dec. 1, People reports. Francesca Christine arrived at 9:09 pm and weighed 7 pounds 1 ounce. Johnson, 38, stars as sniper Jules Callaghan on CBS' Flashpoint, whose second season will kick off Jan. 9. read from: TvGuide

CBS Renews Flashpoint For A Second Season

CBS Renews Flashpoint For A Second Season! Click me!

Tonight's Premieres & Finales: Smallville, Supernatural, IASIP and More!

The fall show premieres keep rolling in as our summer shows wrap up with their finales! Tonight's Premieres: Smallville - Preview Supernatural - Preview It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - Premiere Review Tonight's Finales: Burn Notice - Preview Flashpoint - Preview What are you most looking forward to watching? Photo courtesy of jumpcut.com

Season Finale Preview of 'Flashpoint'

The CBS drama Flashpoint about an elite police unit will close out its first season with a kidnapping episode. Read more.

Good News For Canadian Flashpoint Fans

The good news is this: CTV - the network on which the program airs in Canada - has ordered a second season of the program. Though the show was originally developed for CTV, Flashpoint has also been airing on CBS in the United States. It is still unknown whether CBS will pick up the second season. Source: Zap2it

Trading Places: Flashpoint and Swingtown

Beginning on July 24th, CBS programs Flashpoint and Swingtown will be switching timeslots. This places Flashpoint Thursdays at 10PM and Swingtown in the Friday at 10PM Death-Slot. Source: TV Guide

Flashpoint - First Look Video At The New CBS Series

First video clip from the new CBS series. Flashpoint Video Clip