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Photo Credit:  David M. Russell/CBS
  • Premiered: 
    September 20, 2016
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  • Network: CBS
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Drama
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    Inspired by the real life by Dr. Phil McGraw 
  • Subject Matter: Legal
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  • Season 1
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  • Season 2
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  • Season 3
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  • Season 4
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Plot Synopsis

Executive produced by Dr. Phil McGraw and Steven Spielberg (Seasons 1-3), BULL is a one-hour scripted series inspired by the early career of McGraw, the founder of one of the most prolific trial consulting firms of all time. Brilliant, brash and charming, Dr. Jason Bull is the ultimate puppet master as he combines psychology, human intuition and high tech data to learn what makes jurors, attorneys, witnesses and the accused tick. Bull employs an enviable team of experts at Trial Analysis Corporation to shape successful narratives down to the very last detail. They include his quick-witted former brother-in-law, Benny Colon, a lawyer who acts as defense attorney in the company's mock trials; Marissa Morgan, a cutting-edge neurolinguistics expert from the Department of Homeland Security; former NYPD detective Danny James, the firm's tough but relatable investigator; haughty millennial hacker Cable McCrory, who is responsible for gathering cyber intelligence; and Chunk Palmer, a fashion-conscious stylist and former All-American lineman who fine tunes clients' appearances for trial. In high-stakes trials, Bull's combination of remarkable insight into human nature, three PhDs and a top-notch staff creates winning strategies that tip the scales of justice in his clients' favor.

The sophomore season of BULL premiered on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 9pm ET/PT on CBS. In the season opener, "School for Scandal," when Bull joins the district attorney in a case against Kara Clayton (guest star Minka Kelly), who claims she killed her billionaire husband in self-defense, tensions run high when he learns that his on-again, off-again romantic interest, Diana Lindsay (guest star Jill Flint), is defending the widow. Also, Chunk makes a decision about his future.

Season 3 of BULL premiered on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 10pm ET/PT on CBS. In the season opener, "The Ground Beneath Their Feet," Bull returns to work following his heart attack with a new rich client for the firm to represent: an insurance company being sued by a dying mother for denying coverage of her liver transplant. On Monday, January 14, 2019 at 10pm ET/PT, CBS debuted "Separate Together," the mid-season premiere of BULL. Bull and his on-again, off-again romantic rival, Diana Lindsay (Jill Flint), join forces to create two separate but collaborative defense teams when Diana's niece and her husband are charged with armed robbery. As the trial gets underway, Bull's reunion with Diana is strained by his new post-heart attack regimen.

BULL returned for its fourth season on Monday, September 23, 2019 at 10pm ET/PT on CBS. In the season opener, "Labor Days," as Bull prepares for fatherhood, his work at TAC suffers without his top attorney, Benny, who quit in reaction to Bull's romantic reconnection to his ex-wife and Benny's sister, Isabella (Yara Martinez). In addition, the team faces a difficult time in court as they mount a defense for a young bartender on trial for involuntary manslaughter. On Monday, January 6, 2020 at 10pm ET/PT, CBS debuted "Look Back in Anger," the winter premiere of BULL. Bull looks to select jurors who can empathize with an individual's need for personal privacy when he helps Marissa's friend, Stephen (guest star Aaron Dean Eisenberg), sue a notable philanthropic businessman for abusing him as a child.
On Tuesday, September 8, 2020 CBS Home Entertainment released BULL Completed Season 4 on DVD with all 20 captivating episodes. Season picks up after the bombshell revelation that Dr. Jason Bull is expecting a child with ex-wife Isabella Colon. While Bull struggles with impending fatherhood, the Trial Analysis Corporation suffers in the wake of Benny Colon's resignation as staff attorney after learning about Bull's intimate affair with his sister during his father's funeral. Meanwhile, Bull readies the team to build a defense for a young bartender facing trial for involuntary manslaughter, but faces doubt that they can win without his top lawyer and closest friend by their side. Run Time14 hours and 14 minutes. A must-own for BULL Fans. Buy and binge now! (Click the red "Buy DVDs" button on this page)

- Four Bagger: Season Four proved to be a big year for Jason Bull and his TAC team. In this remotely recorded featurette Michael Weatherly, Executive Producer Glenn Gordon Caron and Co-Executive Producer Bethany Rooney take us through the highs and lows of the season. Learn about the growth of each character, the challenges of writing and filming complex and compelling storylines, and what Weatherly thinks about his character becoming a father for the first time.

- Labor Days: Audio commentary by Michael Weatherly, Freddy Rodriguez and Bethany Rooney

- Fantastica Voyage: Audio commentary by Michael Weatherly


Production & Distribution

  • Produced by CBS Television Studios
  • In association with Stage 29 Productions


  • - New York City, New York USA