What 'Medium' Is About:
Patricia Arquette stars as a mother who uses her psychic gifts to track down dangerous criminals. Allison's dreams provide answers to appalling crimes, some of which have remained unsolved and forgotten. Meanwhile devoted husband Joe struggles to come to terms with his wife's gifts even as their daughters start showing signs of psychic ability as well.
Status of 'Medium':
Based on the story of real-life research medium Allison Dubois, Medium
was created by Glenn Gordon Caron (Moonlighting
). After five seasons NBC canceled Medium
but it was immediately picked up by CBS.
• Image Gallery: 'Medium' Season 6 Finale
Key 'Medium' Characters:
concentrates on exploring the ways in which Allison's gifts impact her personally, and Patricia Arquette, who won an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress, is the show's heart and soul. Jake Weber, meanwhile, plays the everyman husband whose life is constantly disrupted by his wife's work.
• Cast and Characters
Flavor of 'Medium':
Though there are light moments, Medium relies heavily on the chilling nature of the crimes and secrets Allison uncovers in the course of her dangerous work. Medium is excellent produced and delivers the supernatural drama even as it focuses on the problems it causes in Allison's life.
'Medium' on Video: