The True Story was a TV pilot about a surgical intern and her brother, a rookie cop, getting on with their life, now that their father was in jail for killing their mother when they were young children.

McGann (main character)
McGann
  • 1999 • Drama
  • UPN
  • for 1 episode
    – Pilot
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The True Story was to be produced by Tom Fontana and shown on UPN for the 19992000 season. However for reasons unknown, it was reworked into a show named The Beat became about young, male, cops, one of whom was the son of a man who’d killed his wife 25 years ago. The Beat aired only 6 episodes and was marked as being one of the more foul-mouthed shows on the air.