A former CIA operative who is lured back to his old life when the NYPD needs his help. Dr. Dylan Reinhart is a gifted author and university professor living a quiet life teaching psychopathic behavior to students. when NYPD detective Lizzie Needham appeals to him to help catch a serial murderer who is using Dylan's first book as a tutorial. Helping them is Julian Cousins, an invaluable CIA comrade who rivals Dylan in brilliance and wit, and can get top-secret dirt on anyone, anywhere, anytime.
Lizzie and Dylan work a case that provokes deep emotions for them when a 9-year-old boy goes missing on the eve of a judge's decision in a bitter custody battle. Also, with Dylan's help, Lizzie confronts some of her past childhood demons, and a major
CBS gave some good news to fans of Instinct this morning, picking up the crime drama for a second season. The renewal is a bit of a surprise, as close observers had noted that the network had pulled the series from its schedule next week. But all is well, as new episodes will resume airing on Sunday, May 27 to finish off its freshman run.
Cumming plays Dr. Dylan Reinhart, a former CIA operative who ends up teaming up with NYPD detective Lizzie Needham, played by Novakovic after his first book is used by a serial killer to commit his crimes. Though Dylan and Lizzie initially butt heads, they soon realize that they make a great team if they learn to trust their instincts.
Look for Season 2 of Instinct in the 2018-2019 television season.