APB: Season 1 (2017)

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Critic Consensus: APB's reliance on high-tech gadgets at the expense of high-stakes drama makes it a cutting-edge police procedural not worth pursuing.

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Episodes

1
Air date: Feb 6, 2017
2
Air date: Feb 13, 2017
3
Air date: Feb 20, 2017
4
Air date: Feb 27, 2017
5
Air date: Mar 6, 2017
6
Air date: Mar 13, 2017
7
Air date: Mar 20, 2017
8
Air date: Mar 27, 2017
9
Air date: Apr 3, 2017
10
Air date: Apr 10, 2017
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The violent murder of his friend pushes genius tech billionaire Gideon Reeves (Justin Kirk) into taking over Chicago Police 13th District. By equipping the 13th District with advanced tech in solving crimes, Reeves aims to catch his friend's killer. He takes as his partner the newly promoted Detective Theresa Murphy (Natalie Martinez). Not everyone wants Reeves to succeed, however, and these include Chicago mayor Michael Salgado (Nestor Serrano) and Scott Murphy (Daniel MacPherson), Theresa's ex-husband and the man Mayor Salgado tasks to stop Reeves. "APB" also stars Caitlin Stasey as Reeves Industries CTO Ada Hamilton, Taylor Handley as Officer Nicholas Brandt, Tamberla Perry as Officer Tasha Goss, and Ernie Hudson as 13th District's Captain Ned Conrad.

Cast

Justin Kirk
as Gideon Reeves
Natalie Martinez
as Det. Theresa Murphy
Taylor Handley
as Off. Nicholas Brandt
Caitlin Stasey
as Ada Hamilton
Ernie Hudson
as Capt. Ned Conrad
Tamberla Perry
as Off. Tasha Goss
Nestor Serrano
as Mayor Michael Salgado
Abraham Benrubi
as Pete McCann
William Smillie
as Officer Cobb
Daniel MacPherson
as Scott Murphy
Bryant Romo
as Off. Jimmy Reyes
Kim Raver
as Lauren Fitch
Kevin Chapman
as Capt. Raymond Hauser
Joseph Kamal
as Jay Galker
Ty Olwin
as Danny
Michael Pearson
as Scott Murphy
Alan Rosenberg
as Dr. Malkova
Vincent Curatola
as Leo Battaglia
Louie Rinaldi
as Evan Finley
Nickola Shreli
as Cal Hatcher
James Farruggio
as Patrick Finley
Tim Griffin
as Issac Hunter
RonReaco Lee
as Charlie Vaughn
Rick Gomez
as Robert Ruiz
Michael Graziadei
as James Kilton
Brian J. White
as Reggie Walker
Alex Henderson
as Marshawn Jackson
Maurice Compte
as Marcos Cruz
Mac Brandt
as Vic Brady
Melanie Loren
as Sheila Jackson
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Critic Reviews for APB Season 1

All Critics (20) | Top Critics (10)

APB is as generic as its title, failing to give us characters or stories that feel remotely realistic.

Feb 7, 2017 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…

A not nearly as bad (as you feared) cop procedural, plus toys that go boom.

Feb 6, 2017 | Rating: B | Full Review…
Top Critic

The crime fighting itself gets bogged down with rote action scenes shot mostly in the dark.

Feb 6, 2017 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

APB is a fun show, but it missed out being anything more than light escapism.

Feb 8, 2017 | Full Review…

The "good, dumb fun" approach doesn't really work for a series that's so steeped in real-world problems. Subject matter like this demands a more nuanced, thoughtful approach.

Feb 7, 2017 | Rating: 5.2/10 | Full Review…

Unless your show is Knight Rider, a TV series based on technology rarely works -- it needs to be built around human drama, not fancy gadgets.

Feb 6, 2017 | Full Review…

APB never settles its own version of its existential dilemma: man or machine? It argues for both. But as this uninspiring drama proves, sometimes when you split the difference, you end up with nothing.

Feb 6, 2017 | Rating: C | Full Review…

APB is just an empty, run-of-the-mill cop show that separates itself from the hundreds upon hundreds of previous TV cop shows by having an app that citizens of Chicago use, thus circumventing 911. That's not an advancement of the genre - it's just stupid.

Feb 7, 2017 | Full Review…

Unfortunately, the gimmicks and the solid cast aren't enough to elevate the ho-hum storytelling.

Feb 7, 2017 | Full Review…

It's almost like someone remade a Paul Verhoeven movie but didn't understand the satire.

Feb 6, 2017 | Rating: C- | Full Review…

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