ife is an American television drama created by Rand Ravich, who also serves as executive producer alongside Far Shariat, David Semel, and Daniel Sackheim for Universal Media Studios. Semel also directed the pilot.
It premiered on September 26, 2007, on NBC, and aired on Wednesday nights at 10/9c. The series stars Damian Lewis as Charlie Crews, a detective who was recently released from prison after serving twelve years for a crime he did not commit. NBC issued an order for a minimum of three additional episodes, on top of the original order for seven, the day "Let Her Go" aired, October 10, 2007. On November 26 NBC announced that Life has received a full season. However, due to the 2007–2008 Writers Guild of America strike only 11 of the 22 episodes were completed.
After the strike ended on February 13, 2008, NBC announced that Life had been picked up for a second season and will return for the Fall 2008/09 season on Friday nights at 10/9c. NBC decided not to film any more episodes for the 2007-08 season. The network released the first episode of season two, a week before its air date, online and via cable on demand.
The show is also broadcast on Tele5 in Spain, TV2 in Hungary, TV3+ in Denmark, RTL 5 in The Netherlands, Network Ten in Australia, ITV3 in the United Kingdom, Global, Showcase in Canada, italia 1 and Joi in Italy, TV3 in New Zealand, TV3 in Norway , M-Net in South Africa, AXN in Portugal, Chile, Brazil, Mexico and Argentina, Star World in India and TVB Pearl in Hong Kong.
Damiel Lewis - Charlie Crews
Sarah Shahi - Dani Reese