"Second Chance" (TV show), formerly known as both "Lookinglass" and "The Frankenstein Code," is a sci-fi drama series on FOX premiering in 2016.

What would you do with a second chance? This series is a modern reimagining of the Mary Shelley classic, about a man brought back to life by two scientists playing god. 75-year-old Jimmy Pritchard (guest star Philip Baker Hall, "Modern Family," "Magnolia") is a shell of his former self. A drinker, a womanizer and a father who always put work before family, Pritchard was forced to resign as L.A. County Sheriff for corrupt conduct more than a decade ago. Now, some 15 unkind years later, he is killed when he stumbles upon a robbery at the home of FBI Agent Duval Pritchard (Tim DeKay, "White Collar"), one of his three children.

But death is surprisingly short for Jimmy, who is brought back to life by billionaire tech-genius twins Mary Goodwin (Dilshad Vadsaria, "Revenge") and her brother, Otto (Adhir Kalyan, "Rules of Engagement"), founders of the social networking empire, Lookinglass. Resurrected as a younger version of himself, with physical abilities of which he never dreamed, a re-animated Pritchard (Rob Kazinsky, "True Blood") is given a second chance at life. What will he do with it? Will he seek vengeance against those who killed him? Will he try to repair the damage he did to his family? Will he embrace a new sense of purpose or fall prey to old temptations?

The cast includes Rob Kazinsky as Jimmy Pritchard, Dilshad Vadsaria as Mary, Adhir Kalyan as Otto, Tim DeKay as Duval Pritchard, and Ciara Bravo as Gracie Pritchard.

"Second Chance" is produced by 20th Century Fox Television, Teakwood Lane Productions and Kara Productions with Rand Ravich ("Life," "Crisis") and Howard Gordon ("Homeland," "24") serving as executive producers. Hugh Fitzpatrick is co-executive producer. The pilot was written by Ravich and directed by Michael Cuesta who also executive produced.

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Network: FOX
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 60 mins.
Premiere Date: January 13, 2016
Seasons: 1
Production Companies:
20th Century Fox Television
Teakwood Lane Productions
Kara Productions

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