The Agency

Updated June 26, 2020 | Infoplease Staff
Thursday 10:00–11:00 p.m.
Cast:Gil Bellows, Gloria Reuben, Rocky Carroll, Paige Turco, Will Patton

CBS's entry into spy TV earned bragging rights as the only show to have ever filmed inside the CIA's McLean, Virginia, headquarters. It also has the dubious distinction of featuring an episode devoted to the outbreak of an anthrax epidemic. The episode was penned pre–Sept. 11. With the swell of patriotism that followed the tragedy, The Agency has a good chance of finding a wide audience, even if it is facing perennial ratings-topper ER. Ally McBeal's Bellow plays a moody agent who regularly faces death as he finds himself at the center of international intrigue. The Perfect Storm director Wolfgang Petersen produces.

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