“I think the first thing I noticed when I got the audition and went a little bit further into the process was the Tebow family being involved. That’s obviously a huge deal with the credibility there. And I could really relate to the character; we were going through similar things at the time, and it seemed like real life to me.” — Tanner Stine
Run the Race follows two young brothers reeling from their mother’s death and their father’s abandonment. Zach, an All-State athlete, finds glory on the football field, working to earn a college scholarship in the hopes of earning him and his brother, David, a ticket out of their small town. But when a devastating injury sidelines Zach, it is up to David to lace up his track cleats to salvage their future.
“Chicago has grown so much. It's blown my mind. I've always said like, Chicago is my first home. I've been trying for 20 years to get series to last here, and so I'm like, maybe this is the one, that way we can settle down and make some roots in Chicago.”— Riley Smith
IMTA alum Riley Smith returns to prime time TV as one of the stars of the new FOX courtroom drama “Proven Innocent.” The series centers on Madeline Scott (Rachelle Lefevre), a passionate attorney who focuses on overturning wrongful convictions. Her work is personal to her as she was wrongfully convicted, along with her brother, Levi (Smith), of murdering her best friend. Madeline runs a firm committed to such cases with her partner, Easy Boudreau (Russell Hornsby), the attorney who helped set her free after 10 years in prison. Kelsy Grammer also stars.