The (first) episode Alicia stars will be the episode “Motor City Blues”, airing March 8 on ABC at 10 pm. Here’s the press release:
THE DETECTIVES TRY TO MOVE ON WITH THEIR LIVES IN THE FACE OF DISASTER,
BUT MURDER DOESN'T TAKE A HOLIDAY IN DETROIT, AND STORM CLOUDS LOOM
FOR FITCH AND THE REST OF THE SQUAD, ON ABC'S "DETROIT 1-8-7"
Michael Imperioli's Real Life Son, Vadim, Guest Stars as Fitch's Son, Bobby
"Motor City Blues" - An explosive event sets the stage for emotional shifts in the lives of the detectives: Fitch tries to rebuild his relationship with his 12-year-old son, Bobby; Longford begins the paperwork needed for his retirement; Washington focuses on his newborn son; Mahajan retreats further from an arranged marriage, and Sanchez may be contemplating a new relationship. But their plans are interrupted when Longford and Mahajan investigate the murder of a young graffiti artist, Jordan Loney. There seems to be a clear suspect in the case, but Fitch is intrigued by some artistic doodles that eventually lead to a suspect with a disturbing history and a darker motive. Finally, when Fitch's ex-wife flies to Detroit to leave their son for a planned visit, she drops some shocking news on her ex. Little does Fitch know that he, his son and the other detectives will soon all be in great jeopardy, on "Detroit 1-8-7," TUESDAY, MARCH 8 (10:01-11:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.
"Detroit 1-8-7" stars Michael Imperioli as Detective Louis Fitch, James McDaniel as Sergeant Jesse Longford, Aisha Hinds as Lieutenant Maureen Mason, D.J. Cotrona as Detective John Stone, Jon Michael Hill as Detective Damon Washington, Shaun Majumder as Detective Vikram Mahajan, Natalie Martinez as Detective Ariana Sanchez and Erin Cummings as Dr. Abbey Ward.
Guest starring in "Motor City Blues" are Vadim Imperioli as Bobby ("Oprah Winfrey Presents: Mitch Albom's For One More Day"), Alicia Coppola as Linda Garrety, Megan Dodds as Jess Harkins, Tommy Flanagan as Albert Stram, Erin Way as Wendy Chapin-Lomeister, Shahine Ezell as Nuke5, Kevin Carroll as Reuben Davis, Heidi Johanningmeier as Margie Parker and Royce Williams as MK.
"Motor City Blues" was written and directed by David Zabel.