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Person of Interest is an American television drama that aired on CBS from September 22, 2011 to June 21, 2016.

Summary Edit

This series was about a reclusive computer scientist who recruits a former CIA assassin and others to make use of an advanced artificial intelligence to prevent crimes before they happen.

CastEdit

  • Jim Caviezel as John Reese
  • Michael Emerson as Harold Finch
  • Taraji P. Henson as Det. Jocelyn "Joss" Carter (seasons 1-3)
  • Kevin Chapman as Det. Lionel Fusco
  • Amy Acker as Samantha "Root" Groves (seasons 3-5, recurring previously)
  • Sarah Shahi as Sameen Shaw (seasons 3-5)
  • John Nolan as John Greer (seasons 3-5)

Season overview Edit

Production Edit

The series was officially picked up by CBS on May 13, 2011, and debuted on September 22, 2011. On October 25, 2011, the show received a full season order. It was renewed for a second season on March 14, 2012, by CBS, which premiered on September 27, 2012 CBS renewed Person of Interest for a third season on March 27, 2013, with Sarah Shahi and Amy Acker promoted to series regulars. The series was renewed for a fourth season on March 13, 2014, and was renewed for its fifth and final season on May 11, 2015. ADR recording for the series was done at recording studio Cherry Beach Sound. The music is composed by Ramin Djawadi. The first season soundtrack was released on November 12, 2012. The second soundtrack was released on January 21, 2014. The third soundtrack, which contained music from the third and fourth season was released on January 29, 2016.

Reception Edit

Ratings Edit

Season Time slot (ET) Premiere Finale TV season Rank Viewers
(in millions)
Live + DVR
viewers
Date Viewers
(in millions)
Date Viewers
(in millions)
1
Thursday 9:00 p.m.
September 22, 2011
13.33
May 17, 2012
13.47 2011–12 #13 14.34 16.28
2
September 27, 2012
14.28
May 9, 2013
13.16 2012–13 #5 16.07 17.87
3
Tuesday 10:00 p.m.
September 24, 2013
12.44
May 13, 2014
10.95 2013–14 #8 14.05 16.21
4
September 23, 2014
10.58
May 5, 2015
8.18 2014–15 #21 12.22 13.11
5 Monday 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday 10:00 p.m.
May 3, 2016
7.35
June 21, 2016
6.51 2015–16 N/A 6.14 N/A

Awards & Achievements Edit

Year Association Category Nominee(s) / episode Result
2012 Golden Reel Awards Best Sound Editing – Short Form Dialogue and ADR in Television Thomas DeGorter, H. Jay Levine, Maciek Malish, Matt Sawelson / "Witness" (nominated)
Hollywood Post Alliance Outstanding Sound – Television Thomas DeGorter, Keith Rogers, Matt Sawelson, Scott Weber / "Matsya Nyaya" (nominated)
IGN Best TV Action Series Person of Interest (nominated)
NAACP Image Awards Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series Taraji P. Henson (nominated)
People's Choice Awards Favorite New TV Drama Person of Interest (won)
Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (One Hour) Noah Timan, Keith Rogers, Frank Morrone, Scott Weber / "Pilot" (nominated)
2013 Golden Reel Awards Best Sound Editing – Short Form Music in Television Tom Trafalski / "Firewall" (nominated)
IGN Best TV Action Series Person of Interest (nominated)
Best TV Hero Taraji P. Henson (nominated)
2014 IGN Best TV Action Series Person of Interest (nominated)
NAACP Image Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Taraji P. Henson (won)
People's Choice Awards Favorite Dramatic TV Actor Jim Caviezel (nominated)
2015 IGN People's Choice TV Series Person of Interest (won)
Best TV Action Series Person of Interest (won)
People's Choice TV Action Series Person of Interest (won)
Best TV Episode "If-Then-Else" (nominated)
Saturn Awards Best Network Television Series Person of Interest (nominated)
Zimbio, Inc. Best Overall Show Person of Interest (won)
2016 Edgar Allan Poe Awards Best Television Episode Teleplay Erik Mountain, Melissa Scrivner Love / "Terra Incognita" (nominated)
People's Choice Awards Favorite TV Crime Drama Actor Jim Caviezel (nominated)
Favorite TV Crime Drama Person of Interest (won)

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