CASTLE “Flowers for Your Grave” Episode 1 (Series Premiere)

Watch a sneak peek of CASTLE series premiere episode “Flowers for Your Grave” airing this MONDAY, MARCH 9 (10:02-11:00 p.m. ET) on the ABC Television Network.

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Episode Synopsis: CASTLE Episode 1 “Flowers for Your Grave” (Series Premiere) – In the premiere episode of ABC’s new midseason series, “Castle,” a wildly famous mystery novelist, Richard Castle (Nathan Fillion, “Desperate Housewives”), who is bored with his own success, learns that a real-world copycat killer has started staging murders from scenes depicted in his novels. Castle is questioned by NYPD Detective Kate Beckett (Stana Katic, “The Spirit”), a bright and aggressive detective who keeps her investigations under a tight rein. Though they instantly clash, sparks of another sort also begin to fly, leading both to danger and a hint of romance as Castle steps in to help find the killer. “Castle” premieres MONDAY, MARCH 9 (10:02-11:00 p.m. ET) on the ABC Television Network. Authors James Patterson and Stephen J. Cannell guest star as themselves in a poker game. (This program will repeat Sat., 3/14 from 10:00-11:00 p.m., ET)

“Castle” stars Nathan Fillion as Richard Castle, Stana Katic as NYPD Detective Kate Beckett, Susan Sullivan as Martha Rodgers, Molly Quinn as Alexis Castle, Ruben Santiago-Hudson as NYPD Captain Roy Montgomery, Tamala Jones as Medical Examiner Lanie Parish, Jon Huertas as NYPD Detective Javier Esposito and Seamus Dever as NYPD Detective Kevin Ryan.

Guest cast: James Patterson as himself, Stephen J. Cannell as himself, Monet Mazur te Beckett, Susan Sullivan as Martha Rodgers, Molly Quinn as Alexis Castle, Ruben Santiago-Hudson as NYPD Captain Roy Montgomas Gina Cowel, Keir Dullea as Jonathan Tisdale and Dan Castellaneta as Judge Markway.

“Flowers for Your Grave” was written by Andrew Marlowe and directed by Rob Bowman.

Andrew Marlowe serves as executive producer/writer, along with executive producers Armyan Bernstein, Barry Schindel, Rob Bowman and Laurie Zaks. The series is from ABC Studios.