On the surface, The Defenders
may seem like just another courtroom drama, but the new CBS series stems from very unusual source material: a documentary.
"The documentary was done by Harry and Joe Gantz
, who spent a few months with a pair of Las Vegas real-life attorneys Michael Cristalli and Marc Saggese, who are kind of role models for our series in which we base a lot of the fun of Nick and Pete," executive producer Greg Walker
said at ...