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One of my most highly anticipated TV shows in quite some time is the new Timothy Olyphant lawman series “Justified”. (Yes, they’ve since changed the title from “Lawman” to “Justified”. Personally, I liked the old title better, but what do I know.) Here are three more promos from the show, which is debuting on the FX Channel in March 16, 2010. Based on a series of popular short stories by crime author Elmore Leonard, and adapted for TV by “Speed’s” Graham Yost. Mark your calendars, kids. In the meantime, enter the “Justified” sweepstakes and win some groovy prizes.
U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens is a modern day 19th century-style lawman, enforcing his brand of justice in a way that puts a target on his back with criminals and places him at odds with his bosses in the Marshal service. That conflict results in a reassignment for Givens to the U.S. District covering the town where he grew up. He is an anachronism – a tough, soft spoken gentleman who finds his quarry fascinating, but never gives an inch. Dig under his placid skin and you’ll find an angry man who grew up hard in rural Kentucky, with an outlaw father, who knows a lot more about who he doesn’t want to be than who he really is.
Starring Timothy Olyphant, William Ragsdale, Joelle Carter, Doug E. Doug, Walton Goggins, Damon Herriman, Jere Burns, David Hill, David Meunier, Jacob Pitts, and Nick Searcy.
FX LAUNCHES INTERACTIVE ONLINE SCAVENGER HUNT GAME TO HELP PROMOTE JUSTIFIED
To help promote the release of its newest original drama series Justified, FX will launch the interactive online game “Justified Pursuit: The Scavenger Hunt Sweepstakes,” giving players the chance to win cash prizes and clothing from Stetson. Justified premieres on FX Tuesday, March 16 at 10:00 PM E/P.
Starting February 16, fans can go to www.Justifiedthepursuit.com to sign up. Players will sign up as “deputies” in Harlan County, Kentucky, and collect clues to track a fugitive. The game leads participants through 16 sightings in the pursuit of fictional bank robber, Jarrett Lee Cook. On the way, they will learn key elements about the series and unlock hidden content from the show. Each player will be assigned a virtual deputy desk and tracking map to follow the sightings. The final clue will be revealed in the series premiere on March 16.
Participants will receive an entry into the sweepstakes for every sighting they enter. Four winners will be selected: 1 Grand Prize winner will receive a $5,000 reward and a $500 wardrobe from Stetson that will include a hat, pair of boots, jeans, and a shirt. Three first prize winners will receive $1,000 as well as the $500 Stetson wardrobe.