Shark (TV series)
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created by Ian Biederman that originally aired on CBS
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from September 21, 2006 to May 20, 2008. The series stars James Woods
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The show revolves around Sebastian Stark (Woods), a notorious Los Angeles
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defense attorney who becomes disillusioned with his career, and becomes a public prosecutor. Stark's relationship with the Los Angeles District Attorney
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's office, his staff, and his daughter, forms the central plot for the series.
- Sebastian Stark: A charismatic and cutthroat former high end defense attorney.