Toby Logan is a 24-year-old paramedic who can read people's thoughts. Toby did not manage to know his parents and grew in foster homes. Until now Toby has kept his ability secret and the only one he has shared it with is his old counselor and confidant, Dr. Ray. While he crosses the city of Toronto in his ambulance with his partner Oz, an auxiliary doctor full of vitality, Toby tries to help persons in crisis and on the way treat his own wounds. With the help of Detective Marks and his ex-girlfriend Olivia, an E.R doctor, Toby realizes that his gift can serve to help other people.
The show, which contains humorous and tragic elements, follows Toby as he uses his power to solve crimes.
The Listener is produced by Program Partners in association with Shaftesbury Films. The series has been given a 13 episode initial order by NBC.
This series has also been picked up by the FX channel. FX has contributed for the production of the new show so that it can be aired by them.
This show first aired in the UK on Sunday 8th March on FX at 9pm (GMT).
The Listener will premiere on NBC for the U.S on Thursday, June 4th at 10/9c.
Filmed on location in Toronto, Canada.