the rich and powerful, they take what they want. we steal it back for you. and sometimes, bad guys make the best good guys. we provide... leverage.
timothy hutton stars as nate ford, an insurance investigator known for his ability to recover stolen goods for his employer. however, after the firm denies insurance claims for his dying son, ford decides to go against the corporate world taking freelance jobs. ford is soon hired by an aeronautics executive in order to recover stolen designs. helping ford are parker (beth riesgraf), a thief; alec hardison (aldis hodge), an internet specialist; eliot spencer (christian kane), a "retrieval specialist" and martial artist; and sophie devereaux (gina bellman), a grifter whose acting skills play an important part in setting up difficult scams. together, this group of con artists have the ability to target the greediest and most unjust people.
Status: canceled, ended, or not renewed
premiered: December 07, 2008
ended: December 25, 2012
Genre: action | comedy | crime | drama | mystery
Network: tnt (usa)
aired: Tuesdays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 60 minutes
Season 5 -- 15 Episodes -- July 15, 2012 to Dec 25, 2012
december 21, 2012 leverage was canceled.
all 15 Episodes of Season five will air as scheduled.
5x01 -- Jul 15, 2012 -- the (very) big bird job
5x02 -- Jul 22, 2012 -- the blue line job
5x03 -- Aug 05, 2012 -- the first contact job
5x04 -- Aug 12, 2012 -- the french connection job
5x05 -- Aug 19, 2012 -- the gimme a k steet job
5x06 -- Aug 26, 2012 -- the d.b. cooper job
5x07 -- Sep 02, 2012 -- the real fake car job
5x08 -- Sep 09, 2012 -- the white rabbit job
5x09 -- Sep 16, 2012 -- the frame-up job
5x10 -- Sep 16, 2012 -- the rundown job
mid-Season break & moves to Tuesdays
5x11 -- Nov 27, 2012 -- the low low price job
5x12 -- Dec 04, 2012 -- the white rabbit job
5x13 -- Dec 11, 2012 -- the corkscrew job
5x14 -- Dec 18, 2012 -- the toy job
5x15 -- Dec 25, 2012 -- the long good-bye job - series finale
tnt's leverage has thrilled audiences with its delightfully intricate plots, its "stand up for the little guy" attitude and its terrific performances from stars timothy hutton, gina bellman, christian kane, beth riesgraf and aldis hodge. but after five wonderful years, it's time to say goodbye. leverage will come to a close on christmas, Tuesday, dec. 25, at 10 p.m. (et/pt), with a series finale that stands as one of the show's best Episodes.
we are honored to have worked with executive producer dean devlin, electric entertainment, creators john rogers and chris downey, and all the cast and production crew on leverage. we look forward to exploring new opportunities to work with them again in the future. we also want to thank the passionately devoted fans of leverage, who have been the driving force behind its success. (source: press release from tnt)