I've loved me some Tate Donovan for years. I watched the show because of him. I found myself really enjoying it though. The acting was great, and the stories kept me interested. I hope NBC gives it another year to grow.
It was Victor Garber who got me to watch this show in the first place; I'll watch pretty much anything he does as he usually helps make bad things better and good things great. I'll also agree with yourefired about Tate Donavan's talent. And I adore John Pyper-Ferguson. I'm hoping we see a lot more of him if there is a second season. I feel the acting has been strong pretty much across the board.
I had to marathon the show via On Demand because it aired opposite two other must see shows for me -- another instance of idiotic NBC scheduling.
I knew from the start that Edward would not be the killer; the writer's made him look like too much of a villain from the start. That was pretty obvious. They did have me going with the others since at various times I believed Vivian's killer to be Julian or Sofia. I'm very curious as to exactly what and how much Robert knows about Sofia's past.
Count me in as one of those with fingers crossed hoping there's a season two. I need to know how things work out with everyone, specifically with Mia being kidnapped and Robert being the supposed killer of his previous wife.
NBC please don't leave us hanging...I beg of thee.... :(
It seems to me that if NBC would hire programming schedulers with some working brain cells, they wouldn't be consistently in last place. To obtain a quality show like Deception and schedule it in the same air time as Hawaii Five-0, The Following, and Castle and expect it to succeed is ludicrous. (I think I have those shows right; please correct me if I've made an error.) There is plenty of available air time with weaker competition.
Maybe one of the cable stations will pick it up if NBC cancels it.
Maybe I missed some things, but do we even know that Edward's in-laws are alive? Maybe he thought having their young children there when their mother was taken off life support would be too traumatic. :shrug
I don't think we can count on anyone at NBC to make smart programming decisions. They're in 5th place behind Univision, so it's pretty clear they're clueless.
I guess I should have clarified, I didn't mean *in the room* when he pulled the plug, just, around. Like, they weren't even at the hospital.
Here's a site to join petition to have the show renewed for another season if you are interested.