NBC Orders Constantine, A to Z and Mysteries of Laura to Series

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NBC has ordered two new dramas and one new comedy to series.

The most anticipated is likely CONSTANTINE. It will feature Matt Ryan as the DC Comics’ character John Constantine, a supernatural detective who is must defend mankind against dark forces from beyond.

It will also star Lucy Griffiths (True Blood) and Harold Perrineau (Lost).

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Also on tap:

  • THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA: Drama that stars Debra Messing as a homicide detective with a pair of evil twins. Also features Josh Lucas and Laz Alonso.
  • A TO Z: Sitcom starring Cristin Milioti (How I Met Your Mother) as one of many characters in the world of online dating. Official synopsis says the series will ask: Is there such a thing as destiny?

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I wasn't going to watch Allegiance... until I just found out Scott Cohen is in going to be in it.


Constantine reminds me of the doomed Moonlighting with Alex O Loughlin. Alex was a vampire detective who also defends humanity agaisnt dark forces and enemies.