That business, however, is under siege, with unknown parties robbing his couriers, and a ruthless foreign supplier (is there any other kind? Moreover, there’s the additional complication of an old high-school girlfriend (Lela Loren) suddenly walking back into his life, tempting Ghost — who, we’re told, has never strayed — with more than a dime bag of meaningful stares.
The three previewed episodes of the show, created by “The Good Wife” alumna Courtney Kemp Agboh, move briskly enough, but they’re still only moderately compelling.
Even with their young children to worry about, Tasha keeps reassuring her husband he’s so good at the drug game, he can beat the odds.Johnson; music, Jeff Russo; main title theme, Jackson; casting, Vickie Thomas. The best chef knife can’t be defined by a single aspect or even a set of features.A pay-cable crime soap with a hip-hop beat, “Power” counts Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson among its executive producers, and draws liberally from a rich history of mob yarns.
By that measure, this Starz series musters occasional moments — mostly courtesy of its charismatic star, Omari Hardwick — but has a second-tier feel to it, with the familiar theme of the drug dealer who yearns to go legit, despite all the forces standing between him and dreams of dying from old age.While that might be a formula to keep Ghost visible for some time to come, creatively speaking, it leaves “Power” a touch low on juice. June 7, 9 p.m.) Production: Filmed in New York by Atmosphere Television and G Unit Film & Television in association with CBS Television Studios.