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October 26, 2014

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films such as "Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story" (2004) and "Grandma's Boy" (2006). One face that may seem familiar to viewers is Judd Hirsch, who's had a long, suc- cessful career in film and tele- cal examiner's office, sur- rounded by death, but he can't die himself." The rest of the cast comes from so many styles there is bound to be a personality that will speak to any viewer. Alana De La Garza is the tough-as- nails Det. Jo Martinez. She isn't sure what to make of the distracted medical examiner, but ultimately finds him intriguing, though she doesn't know his secret. De La Garza has been dabbling with law in television for a decade, start- ing with the naval and milita- ristic "Jag," as well as pop- ping in "Law & Order," "CSI: Miami," "NCIS: Los Angeles" and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit." Lucas Wahl, the doctor's devoted assistant, is a bit of an oddball. Although he is more death-obsessed than his liege, he offers a spark of youth to the proceedings. Portrayed by Joel David Moore ("Bones," "Avatar," 2009), he has had less serious roles in has studied death, he has no idea why it eludes him. The dark doctor is played by Ioan Gruffudd ("Ringer"), who has his fair share of dark and brooding in roles on his resu- mé. You may recall him as Mr. Fantastic from the Marvel Comics-based "Fantastic Four" franchise, where he may have been just as conflicted dealing with a preternatural power few could understand. He also has starred in films such as the biographical drama "W." (2008), "King Arthur" (2004) and "Amazing Grace" (2006). "I'm a character that has lived for 200 years," Gruffudd said in conversation with ABC News. "Yes, I'm immortal, but [Dr. Morgan] sees this as a curse rather than a blessing. If you can imagine living for 200 years and everyone else isn't immortal, people come and go in your life, and people pass on, and it's a bit of a tragedy. It's an interesting dichotomy. The character lives and breathes and works in a medi- By Lydia Peever TV Media H ow would you explain to your friends and cowork- ers that you may live forev- er? Imagine bumping into your college professor decades after graduation looking much the same as the first day you met. How would you explain that away? The fledgling series "Forever" tackles this idea when a new episode of the fantasy drama airs Tuesday, Oct. 28, on ABC. Enter Dr. Henry Morgan. Aside from being touted as the top medical examiner in New York City, he makes a hobby of playing with dead things. Rest assured, this is all in the name of research as Morgan is immortal. He dies time and time again — four times in the premiere, if you can swallow that — and keeps coming back. The prob- lem is that even though he Wishbone Restaurant 2 x 6.5" TV October 26 - November 1, 2014 TIFTAREA TIFTAREA Judd Hirsch and Ioan Gruffudd star in "Forever" SUNDAY DAYTIME OCTOBER 26, 2014 10 AM 10:30 11 AM 11:30 12 PM 12:30 1 PM 1:30 2 PM 2:30 3 PM 3:30 4 PM 4:30 5 PM 5:30 6 PM 6:30 BROADCAST CHANNELS

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