Season 12 of the police procedural drama Blue Bloods, starring Tom Selleck, is coming to the UK this month
Blue Bloods, which began airing in 2010 and finished its 12th season in the US last month, is about a family of New York police officers.
Tom Selleck leads the ensemble cast in the police drama that finally comes to the UK after the season finale aired in the US in May.
The series follows Reagan as they come out on a beat – season 12 sees Jamie fear that he’ll lose his badge after he’s unknowingly given drugs at a party, Frank investigates a cyberattack, and Erin deals with a stalker.
Who is included in the cast of Blue Bloods season 12?
Tom Selleck as Police Commissioner Frank Reagan
Frank is the family patriarch of the police force and the current police commissioner of New York City.
Selleck is primarily known for his moustache, but beyond that he also has an impressive acting portfolio, his most iconic role being Hawaii-based private investigation Magnum PI.
Selleck’s other roles include playing Peter in the comedy film Three Men and a Baby, Jesse Stone in a series of TV crime films, and a recurring guest role as Richard Burke on Friends.
Donnie Wahlberg as Detective Class 1 Danny Reagan
Danny is Frank’s eldest son and works in the Big Case Squad assigned to the 54th Police Station.
Donnie is the brother of actor Mark Wahlberg, and like his brother he also started his career as a musician – Donnie is a founding member of New Kids on the Block.
He is also known for his role as Eric Matthews in three installments of the horror franchise Saw and for playing C. Carwood Lipton in Steven Spielberg’s acclaimed WW2 series Band of Brothers.
Bridget Moynahan as Erin Reagan
Erin is an assistant district attorney, and her insistence on following the rule of law can lead to disputes between families.
Moynahan played Natasha in the comedy-drama series Sex and the City, and Whitney Crane in Six Degrees.
She also had some big film roles including playing Susan Calvin in I, Robot, Ava Fontaine in Lord of War, and Helen in John Wick 1 and 2.
Will Estes as Sergeant Jamie Reagan
Jamie is Frank’s youngest child and the family’s golden child – he serves as a sergeant in the 29th district.
Estes played JJ Pryor in the drama series American Dreams, and Andew Nayloss in the comedy series 7th Heaven.
His film roles include playing Rabbit in the war film U-571 and Officer Simon Jansen in The Dark Knight Rises.
Len Cariou as Henry Reagan
Henry is Frank’s father and a now 100-year-old retired police officer and veteran of the Second World War and the Korean War.
Cariou, who is almost 20 years younger than his character, is best known for his role as Ray Nichols in the drama film About Schmidt.
He has also had smaller roles in several other big films including Prisoner, Thirteen Days, Bumblebee, and the 2016 winner of Best Picture, Spotlight.
Marisa Ramirez as Detective Maria Baez
Baez is one of the few characters not in the Reagan family, although she is currently dating Danny, who she worked with in Major Case Squad.
Her leading roles include playing Carmen Mesta in the American soap The Young and the Restless and Melitta in Spartacus: Gods of the Arena.
She also played Lina Flores in the crime drama Against the Wall, and had smaller roles in Bones and The Mentalist.
Vanessa Ray as Officer Eddie Janko-Reagan
Eddie partnered with Jamie a week after he graduated from the academy and later married him, although he kept his maiden name at work.
Ray is best known for playing Charlotte in the drama series Pretty Little Liars and Jenny Griffith in the legal drama Suits.
She also played Teri Ciccone in the long-running drama series As the World Turns, and Tessa Marchetti in the crime drama Damages.
Who is in the recurring cast?
Blue Bloods season 12’s recurring cast includes: Abigail Hawk as Detective Abigail Baker, Gregory Jbara as Garrett Moore, Robert Clohessy as Lieutenant Sidney Gormley, Steve Schirripa as DA Investigator Anthony Abetemarco, Will Hochman as Detective Joe Hill, and Stacy Keach as Archbishop Kevin Kearns.
When will Blue Bloods season 12 air in the UK?
Season 12 of Blue Bloods will premiere in the UK on Sky Witness on June 20 at 9 p.m.
Episodes will be released on Sky Witness every week – there are 20 episodes in season 12.