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Review of "Imposters" 2/20/17 by Suzanne
Airs Tuesdays 10/9c on Bravo

This is such a weird show that I wonder if it can survive. When a show has so many different things going on, such as too many plots and characters, then it usually fails.

Wikipedia lists this as a black comedy, but I would call it a drama. It has very little humor. It's an okay drama.

Ezra is a young guy in love with his new wife, Ava, but then she leaves him and steals all of his money. His family is well off, and he works for them, so he's more upset about losing her than anything else. Ava is a con woman, who works with a group of con artists. They are the other main stars of this show. Ezra is a nice guy, but naive. Some of his family members are real jerks.

Rob Heaps does a good job as Ezra, and Inbar Lavi is outstanding as Ava (she uses several different names in her cons). Veteran actor Brian Benben plays another conman. Uma Thurman also has a recurring role. It's a very interesting show and did draw me in. I don't know if I have time to keep watching it, though, to see what happens.

MORE INFORMATION:

BRAVO MEDIA LAUNCHES NEW SCRIPTED SERIES "IMPOSTERS" IN ASSOCIATION WITH UNIVERSAL CABLE PRODUCTIONS ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7 AT 10PM ET/PT

Inbar Lavi and Rob Heaps Lead Cast

Golden Globe Winning Actress Uma Thurman to Appear in Guest Starring Role

NEW YORK, NY - November 29, 2016 - Bravo Media sets the premiere date for its new original, scripted series "Imposters" (previously announced as "My So Called Wife"), debuting Tuesday, February 7 at 10pm ET/PT and produced by Universal Cable Productions. The series follows Maddie (Inbar Lavi, "Gang Related"), a persona shifting con-artist who is as beautiful as she is dangerous, leaving her unwitting victims tormented when they realize they have been used and robbed of everything - including their hearts. But things get complicated when her former targets, Ezra (Rob Heaps, "Frankenstein and the Vampyre: A Dark and Stormy Night"), Richard (Parker Young, "Suburgatory") and Jules (Marianne Rendón) team up to track her down. While pursuing her newest mark, Maddie meets a potential love interest, Patrick (Stephen Bishop, "Being Mary Jane"), which threatens to derail her assignment, much to the chagrin of her mysterious boss, The Doctor. Meanwhile, her dejected past lovers manage to take control of their new realities, not realizing that in their quest to confront her, they'll have to face their own truths and find new versions of themselves along the way. For a sneak peek at the new series, please visit: http://www.bravotv.com/imposters/season-1/videos/a-sneak-peek-at-imposters

In the series premiere, newlyweds Ava (Maddie) and Ezra's blissful marriage shatters when he discovers his sweet wife has disappeared with all their money and enough sensitive information to destroy his family if he turns to the authorities for help. As a devastated Ezra reels and searches for answers, Maddie expertly prepares for her next con with her trusted cohorts, Max (Brian Benben, "Dream On") and Sally (Katherine LaNasa, "The Campaign"). When Richard shows up at Ezra's door in search of his perfect wife Alice, they realize they've been fooled by the same woman and join forces in the hope of finding her to seek revenge.

Golden Globe winning actress Uma Thurman will guest star with a story arc spanning several episodes. Uma will play Lenny Cohen, the ultimate fixer, making her debut in the episode airing February 21, 2017. When the reclusive ring-leader of a group of con artists needs to keep his employees in line or eliminate an enemy, there is only one person for the job - the lethal, articulate and mysterious Lenny Cohen.

As Bravo continues its commitment to the scripted space, "Imposters" joins the network's "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce," set to air 2017, and "Odd Mom Out," currently in pre-production.

For more information on the show, please visit the official Facebook page and join the conversation on Twitter @bravotv using the hashtag #Imposters. The series will also be available on VOD and TVE.

"Imposters" is produced by Universal Cable Productions (UCP) with Adam Brooks and Paul Adelstein serving as Executive Producers.

About Bravo Media:

Bravo Media is the premiere lifestyle and entertainment brand that drives the cultural conversation around its high-quality, interactive original content that focuses on the network's passion points of food, fashion, beauty, design, digital and pop culture. The network's diversified slate includes Bravo's first scripted series "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce," scripted comedy "Odd Mom Out," and unscripted favorites such as Emmy award-winning "Top Chef," "Vanderpump Rules," "Below Deck," "Southern Charm" and the popular "Million Dollar Listing" and "The Real Housewives" franchises as well as the only live late-night talk show, "Watch What Happens Live." Available in 92 million homes, Bravo is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Watch Bravo anywhere: On Demand, online or across mobile and connected TVs. Bravo has been an NBCUniversal cable network since December 2002 and first launched in December 1980.

About Universal Cable Productions:

Universal Cable Productions (UCP) creates innovative and critically acclaimed original scripted and digital content across media platforms for domestic and international distribution. In the U.S., UCP's programming can be seen across various networks including the Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning drama "Mr. Robot," "Colony," "Playing House," "Shooter" and "Suits" on USA Network; "12 Monkeys," "Incorporated," "Killjoys," and "The Magicians" on Syfy; "Girlfriends' Guide To Divorce" on Bravo; "The Royals" on E!; "Difficult People" on Hulu; and "HarmonQuest" on Seeso. UCP's content library includes critic and fan favorites such as the Emmy-award winning "Monk" as well as "Psych" and "Battlestar Galactica." Universal Cable Productions is a part of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. Follow us @UCPisTV.

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