The Red Line: Season 1 (2019)

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Critic Consensus: If not always graceful, The Red Line is never less than empathetic, effectively applying tried and true storytelling techniques in its attempts to untangle complicated cultural issues.

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Episodes

1
Air date: Apr 28, 2019
2
Air date: Apr 28, 2019
3
Air date: May 5, 2019
4
Air date: May 5, 2019
5
Air date: May 12, 2019
6
Air date: May 12, 2019
7
Air date: May 19, 2019
8
Air date: May 19, 2019

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Cast

Noah Wyle
as Daniel Calder
Aliyah Royale
as Jira Calder-Brennan
Noel Fisher
as Paul Evans
Howard Charles
as Ethan Young
Vinny Chhibber
as Liam Bhatt
Elizabeth Laidlaw
as Victoria "Vic" Renna
Enuka Okuma
as Suzanne
Kristina Valada-Viars
as Elizabeth Fermi
Rammel Chan
as Matthew Lee
Corey Reynolds
as Harrison Brennan
Glynn E. Turman
as Nathan Gordon
Sebastian Sozzi
as Diego Carranza
Enid Graham
as Amanda Sharp
Nadji Jeter
as Rashaad
Guy Van-Swearingen
as Commander Redding
Amanda Dahl Powell
as Natalie Vaughn
Guy Van Swearingen
as Commander Redding
Ilyssa Fradin
as Local Anchor #1
Regina Taylor
as Dinorah Benson
Paul D'Addario
as White Guy
Ann Jameson
as Woman #1
Melissa Davis
as White Girl
Kurt Naebig
as O'Dwyer Kanman
Jeffrey Fine
as Bailiff
Elibur Stepney Manuel
as Older Black Woman
Rashada Dawan
as Resident #2
Anna Brockman
as Angelica Barrett
R.J. Lewis
as Young Harrison Brennan
Nina Ganet
as Pedestrian
Peter H. Moore
as Father Joe Billick
Tanya Jonsson
as Sandra Carranza
Sandra Marquez
as Principal Dougherty
Tony Peera
as Cashier
Sammy A. Publes
as FOP Lawyer
Marissa Olavarria
as Mean Student
Lawrence Grimm
as Bill Harrington
Paloma Nozicka
as Michelle Ortega
Pam Mack
as Teacher
Al'Jaleel McGhee
as Dwayne Boden
Nicholas Adam Freed
as Alt-Right Thug
Harmony Zhang
as Mean Student's Friend
Katie Klein
as Sergeant Lee Hoekstra
Laura T. Fisher
as Bev Connelly
Phyllis Griffin
as Moderator Green
Samuel Taylor
as Greg Holmes
Wesley Daniel
as Rude Man
Lionel Segee Moise
as Local Anchor #2
Haron Adoni Esho
as National News Anchor
Samuel Joseph Dyer
as Reporter #1
Jennifer Grace
as Another Reporter
High Callaly
as Cop in Back/Singing Cop #1
John Lister
as Another Cop/Singing Cop #2
Anita Chandwaney
as Reporter #2
Anand Bhatt
as Reporter #3
Dev Kennedy
as Singing Cop #3
Jim Gallanis
as Singing Cop #4
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Critic Reviews for The Red Line Season 1

All Critics (17) | Top Critics (10)

Red Line force-feeds more than it should. It has some messages of true value while also failing to resonate to the degree it could have and should have.

May 3, 2019 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
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It's not subtle, but it is smart. It's openly emotional, but rarely manipulative. It, too, wears its heart on its sleeve, a quality that enables it to get the best of its occasional heavy-handed dialogue...

Apr 25, 2019 | Full Review…

Often worthy and heartfelt, "The Red Line" still can't get its arms around the real-world pain and suffering (and consequences) that it has to get its arms around.

Apr 24, 2019 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Heartfelt series explores racial bias, violence in Chicago.

May 14, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

The issue with The Red Line is that the show moves from plot to plot with the only one being interesting is the shooting that started it all.

May 3, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Though I appreciate the show seems to be using the sympathetic white cop as a Trojan horse to talk about systemic racism, it's also not a good drama. It's schlocky and ham-fisted, and to be honest, mostly dull.

Apr 30, 2019 | Full Review…

The drama ultimately arrives at the destination you knew it would right from the opening moments.

Apr 29, 2019 | Rating: C | Full Review…

The performances and shaded characters in The Red Line make up for the show's flaws.

Apr 29, 2019 | Full Review…

Amid the sometimes overheated hubbub there is Royale, who brings the temperature back to normal. Even when a scene feels too obviously constructed, she moves around in it like an organic space, a real person among people in a movie.

Apr 26, 2019 | Full Review…

"The Red Line" harnesses the power of simple storytelling calibrated towards the masses to probe painful social concerns, and to potentially change hearts and minds.

Apr 26, 2019 | Full Review…

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