These are my favorite picks for shows like Covert Affairs. Keep in mind that the list is in no particular order. Enjoy the recommendations.
Frustrated with the legal system while working as a lawyer at her family’s San Francisco firm, Kate Reed decides to stop practicing law and start a new career – as a mediator. Kate’s understanding of people, knowledge of the legal system and wry sense of humor make her a natural fit for resolving disputes. But not so much with disputes in her own life. Kate’s resourceful assistant, Leonardo, helps her focus on work and avoid problems in her personal life, such as with her soon-to-be-ex-husband, Justin. But personal challenges and the unconventional cases on her docket will test her newly minted mediation skills.
Picking up the pieces from a messy divorce, Dr. Dani Santino dives headfirst into her Long Island psychotherapy practice. She eventually lands a career-turning gig as the team therapist for the New York Hawks, the local pro football franchise, and begins the challenge of rehabbing its resident bad boy, star wide receiver Terrence King. When King shows progress on and off the field, word spreads about Dr. Dani’s successful tough-love therapy, and it’s not long before the good doctor is an in-demand counselor-to-the-stars, working with athletes, entertainers, politicians and other high-profile clients. She also works on her home life as a single mom to two teenagers and re-enters the dating scene.
This cheeky drama revolves around Mary Shannon, a sexy but formidable U.S. Marshal whose job is to ensure the safety of people in the Federal Witness Relocation Program as they attempt to start new lives in the Southwest. Helping on the job is Mary’s fellow marshal, Marshall Mann, who isn’t a lot of help, however, when it comes to Mary’s high-maintenance mother, Jinx, and sister, Brandi.
Enigmatic former detective Carrie Wells (Poppy Montgomery) has a rare condition that won’t let her forget anything, which complicates things when she is brought in to consult on a case for a team led by her ex-boyfriend, Detective Al Burns (Dylan Walsh). Despite her feelings about Al, it seems right to be investigating homicides, and she decides to take up the shield again and join his unit permanently. Wells hopes that along the way, the unit will be able to help her solve her sister’s unsolved murder.
Christopher Chance is not your ordinary, run-of-the-mill security guard. He’s the man hired when all else fails and normal means of protection are simply not enough. His mission is to protect his clients at all costs — and to do so, he becomes, in effect, a human target until the threat has been eliminated. With the help of his business partner, Winston, and hired gun Guerrero, Chance races against time to save his client and unravel the truth behind each job they take on. And with each mission a little more of Chance’s own dark history is revealed.
Dr. Hank Lawson’s fast track to success is derailed when he is blamed for the death of a hospital trustee. Blacklisted from the medical community, his life changes one weekend in the Hamptons, where at a party he helps a guest in need of medical attention. And so begins, with the encouragement of his younger brother, Evan, Hank’s entrance into the world of private medical service. But being the on-call doctor for the Hamptons’ rich, famous and infamous isn’t exactly the professional life Hank envisioned.
TV has had its share of odd couples through the years, and odd couple is the best way to describe LAPD detectives Travis Marks and Wes Mitchell. Marks is a former juvenile delinquent and a maverick ladies man while Mitchell is a former lawyer who sacrificed his marriage to become a cop. The pair has a seven-year track record as two of the finest detectives in the department’s Robbery-Homicide Division, but the two have a problem — each other. When their bickering starts to have an impact on their work, their new-age captain sends them to couples’ therapy in an attempt to reignite the flame in their “work marriage.” Enter Dr. Ryan, a tough-as-nails therapist tasked with helping Marks and Mitchell understand and resolve their conflicts in order to enhance their ability to continue solving crimes.
Looking for a change of pace, homicide detective Jim Longworth relocates from Chicago to the small, sleepy town of Palm Glade, Fla., where playing golf in beautiful weather is the norm, and crime is not. Or so Longworth thought. After joining the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, he learns the residents of Palm Glade aren’t so law abiding, to the point where people keep turning up dead. How is a guy supposed to relax when he’s continually called off the golf course and back to work? Maybe if he wasn’t so good at solving these cases, Longworth would be left more time for leisure.