The Listener

CTV (ended 2014)



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Toby Logan is a paramedic who can read people's thoughts. Toby did not manage to know his parents and grew in foster homes. Until now Toby has kept his ability secret and the only one he has shared it with is his old counselor and confidant, Dr. Ray. While he crosses the city of Toronto in his ambulance with his partner Oz, Toby tries to help persons in crisis and on the way treat his own wounds. With the help of Detective Marks and his ex-girlfriend Olivia, an E.R doctor, Toby realizes that his gift can serve to help other people. The show, which contains humorous and tragic elements, follows Toby as he uses his power to solve crimes. The Listener is produced by Program Partners in association with Shaftesbury Films. The series has been given a 13 episode initial order by NBC. This series has also been picked up by the FX channel. FX has contributed for the production of the new show so that it can be aired by them. This show first aired in the UK on Sunday 8th March on FX at 9pm (GMT). The Listener will premiere on NBC for the U.S on Thursday, June 4th at 10/9c. Filmed on location in Toronto, Canada.

Craig Olejnik

Craig Olejnik

Toby Logan

Lauren Lee Smith

Lauren Lee Smith

Sgt. Michelle McCluskey (Seasons 2-5)

Ennis Esmer

Ennis Esmer

Osman "Oz" Bey

Peter Stebbings

Peter Stebbings

Alvin Klein (Seasons 2-4)

Rainbow Sun Francks

Rainbow Sun Francks

Corporal Dev Clark (Seasons 2-5)

Lisa Marcos

Lisa Marcos

Detective Charlie Marks (Season 1)

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  • This was a big screw up for taking it off the air

    CBS bring it back .
  • Love Interest

    I love Toby and Olivia's love story! So much chemistry! I hate Tia for Toby! Just doesn't fit!

    Dear CBS, Why did you stop producing this tv series? I've been following this for quite a long time already and I'm still hungry for more! Please reconsider producing season 6!
  • Blu Ray and Digital WANTED

    I have been looking high and low for this entire series. Both blue ray and digital if possible. Hell Ive even buy both separate. I hate how ION is skipping episodes leaving holes in this really good storyline.
  • Amazing

    I absolutely love this show! My mom and I simply can't get enough of it! We have already watched season one and already at the end of season two. I wish that NBC would rethink their decision about canceling the show because it is just like Castle and Bones both of which are on my favorites list and are set to record on my DVR. You can't help but get sucked into this story line it's so awesome!!!!!!moreless
  • I can't get a read.

    It has good plot points but seems to lack in execution. I can't remember an episode that I didn't fall asleep watching only to have to rewind and play back.

    It seems as if everyone, especially Toby speaks in monotone. They could condense the show down to 30 minutes to pick up the action.

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Psychological, Medical