Instinct stars Alan Cumming as a former CIA operative who is lured back to his old life when the NYPD needs his help to stop a serial killer. Dr. Dylan Reinhart is a gifted author and university professor living a quiet life teaching psychopathic behavior to packed classes of adoring students. But when tenacious top NYPD detective Lizzie Needham appeals to him to help her catch a serial murderer who is using Dylan's first book as a tutorial, Dylan is compelled by the case and comes out of retirement. Helping them is Julian Cousins, Dylan's invaluable CIA comrade who rivals Dylan in brilliance and wit, and can get top-secret dirt on anyone, anywhere, anytime. Lizzie's boss, Lt. Jasmine Gooden, is glad to see her best detective finally agree to work with someone on a case, since Lizzie has refused any partner since a tragic event one year ago. But as Dylan feels reenergized tapping into his old skill set, his husband, Andy, is concerned that Dylan's breaking their pact about putting away his cloak and dagger for good. Though Dylan and Lizzie initially clash, when it comes to catching killers, they realize they will make an ideal team if they both trust their instincts.

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Premiere Date: Mar/18/2018

Genre: Drama, Crime

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Instinct season 2 episode 5

Season 2, Episode 5: Ancient History

Dylan and Lizzie investigate the case of a prominent divorce lawyer who is found murdered in a bizarre ritual. Also, Dylan and Andy hit a bump in their adoption process; Lizzie and Julian reach a tough point in their relationship; and Ryan Stock'...

Air Date: Jul 28, 2019

Instinct season 2 episode 6

Season 2, Episode 6: One-of-a-Kind

Dylan and Lizzie investigate when a street artist's work is found with a victim's body in the middle of it. Also, Ryan catches a suspect in the Sleeping Beauty Killer investigation and Dylan's new book editor, Harry Kassabian, pays him...

Air Date: Aug 04, 2019

Instinct season 2 episode 7

Season 2, Episode 7: After Hours

Dylan and Lizzie go undercover in New York's erotic underworld when they investigate the murder of a high-powered public relations rep. Also, a glamorous love from Julian's comes back into his life with a proposal he can't resist....

Air Date: Aug 11, 2019

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