Genre: Crime, Drama
Director: Spike Lee, Adam Davidson, Rod Holcomb, Steve Gomer
Cast: James Woods, Sophina Brown, Sarah Carter, Jeri Ryan
Shark is a legal drama series starring James Woods as Sebastian Stark, a notorious Los Angeles defense attorney who becomes a prosecutor.
It premiered on CBS in September 2006, in the 10 p.m. Eastern timezone Thursday night spot. The pilot was directed by Spike Lee.
On October 20, 2006, it was announced that CBS had picked up the show for a full 22-episode season.
CBS announced on May 16 2007 that Shark would return for a second season.In Shark's second season, it moved to Sunday night
at 10:00 p.m., switching timeslots with Without a Trace and thereby competing against another highly-rated series,
ABC's Brothers & Sisters. In Canada, Global had also picked up Brothers & Sisters, so they decided to keep Shark on Thursday 10 p.m.
timeslot, 3 days ahead of the CBS broadcast (except for the Season 2 permiere), and Brothers & Sisters for their Sunday night 10 p.m. timeslot.