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Counterpart: Season 1 (2017)



Critic Consensus: Tense and gripping, Counterpart is an absorbing thrill-fest led by J.K. Simmons' multi-faceted dual lead performance.


Air date: Jan 21, 2018
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Air date: Mar 18, 2018
Air date: Apr 1, 2018

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Howard Silk (J.K. Simmons) is a lowly cog in the bureaucratic machinery of a Berlin-based United Nations spy agency. When Howard discovers that his organization safeguards the secret of a crossing into a parallel dimension, he is thrust into a shadow world of intrigue, danger, and double cross... where the only man he can trust is his near-identical counterpart from this parallel world. The show explores themes of identity, fate and lost love, posing the eternal question, "what if our lives … More

Genre: Drama
Network: Starz
Premiere Date: Jan 21, 2018
Executive Producers: , , , , , ,


J.K. Simmons
as Howard Silk
Harry Lloyd
as Peter Quayle
Olivia Williams
as Emily Burton Silk
Stephen Rea
as Alexander Pope
Richard Schiff
as Roland Fancher
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A Cold War-era Fringe shot through with a sprinkling of Lost, perhaps? The pilot is very promising.

March 8, 2018 | Full Review…
Austin Chronicle

Counterpart has the potential to join the ranks of shows like FX's The Americans or-again-Showtime's Homeland. Both have routinely fought to show history and world events from a perspective other than that of their target audience.

March 5, 2018 | Full Review…
Paste Magazine

In the most enjoyable who-are-they-now tour de force since Tatiana Maslany's multiple star turns on Orphan Black, Simmons is sensational as Howard Silk.

February 4, 2018 | Full Review…
TV Insider

It's a slower burn than you might expect, but it also grows a little more rewarding with every episode.

January 30, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Compelling thriller has intrigue, violence, cursing.

January 30, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
Common Sense Media

A stellar cast...makes Counterpart a force to be reckoned with.

January 29, 2018 | Full Review…
The Daily Beast

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