The sexy, double-cross-filled The Catch trailer from Shonda Rhimes is just waiting to be your next TV addiction.
What if the only con man you couldn’t crack was the man you were going to marry? This killer twist is the catalyst for Shonda Rhimes’ latest ABC show, The Catch. If the sexy, suspenseful trailer is anything to go on, The Catch is going to be your next obsession.
Following the success of the soapy wonderland that is Shondaland Thursdays (the triple-threat team that consists of Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and How to Get Away with Murder), ABC is making sure their Thursday nights will be full of new Rhimes goodness all season long. When How to Get Away with Murder finishes up its second season in fall of 2015, ABC will have the new series The Catch, from the minds of Rhimes and her partner Betsy Beers, waiting to takes it 10 p.m. time slot.
The trailer introduces us to fraud investigator Alice (Mireille Enos), a woman who can tell you everything about a person by looking at their bank account. At least, she thinks she can until her fiancé pulls off the ultimate long con by taking all of her money and leaving Alice heartbroken, with her career in jeopardy. The trailer is full of the sort of intense and sultry character-driven moments that have become Rhimes’ hallmark.
Alice’s fiancé definitely got too close to his mark, and she is willing to do anything to take him down. (Is anyone else worried about the puppy she’s holding?) Add in the potential to mix in cases of the week with the overarching cat-and-mouse game between her and her unfaithful lover and The Catch appears to be yet another addictive Rhimes’ drama with a potentially iconic female lead. Are you hooked yet?