Following the footsteps of Netflix, NBC has decided to make all the episodes of freshman series "Aquarius" available on its premiere date itself.
In April, the network announced that although all the 13 episodes of "Aquarius" will be televised on its usual time slots, they will all be released on 28 May, Thursday, on the NBC's mobile app and other video-on-demand platforms for a four-week period.
The series set in 1967, centres on a missing person's case solved by a Los Angeles police sergeant and an under-cover officer, which leads to the notorious murderer Charles Manson.
Here is the list of characters and cast members set to appear in "Aquarius", come 28 May:
Sam Hodiak (David Duchovny)
A decorated World War II vet and homicide detective, Sam Hodiak is appalled that cheap drugs, rising crime, protests, free love, police brutality, Black Power and the Vietnam War are radically remaking the world he and the Greatest Generation saved from fascism 20 years ago.
Charles Manson (Gethin Anthony)
A career criminal who dreams of being a rock star, whose "archetypal Authentic Hippie Freak" charisma draws young followers to him in droves. The character is based on the real-life Charles Manson, who is currently serving life imprisonment at the Corcoran State Prison.
Brian Shafe (Grey Damon)
A young, idealistic undercover vice cop who lives a hippy life, that Sam employs to infiltrate the counterculture.
Emma Karn (Emma Dumont)
Sixteen-year-old Emma is the daughter of Sam's old lover, who is among the young women followers of Manson swayed by sex and drugs.
Grace Karn (Michaela McManus)
An ex-laver of Sam, who hires him to search for her missing daughter.
Charmain Tully (Claire Holt)
Charimain Tully is a female detective working with Sam.
Ed Cutler (Chance Kelly)
Ed Cutler is a detective.
Other cast members of the upcoming series include Abby Miller as Mary Brunner, Tara Lynne Barr as Katie, Gaius Charles as Bunchy Carter, Michaela McManus as Grace, David Meunier as Roy, Chris Sheffield as Ben Hodiak, Sam's son and Leah Bateman as Dee Dee.