Tonight, NBC premieres its new drama, Reverie
. The thriller stars Sarah Shahi as Mara Kint, a former hostage negotiator who started working as a college professor after suffering from a personal tragedy. She is asked by her old boss and former police chief, who now works security, Charlie Ventana (Dennis Haysbert), to help him with something called “Reverie.” The company he works for has created an immersive virtual-reality program in which you can live out your wildest dreams or your favorite memories. However, users have become addicted to and stuck in the program, and he needs her skills to get them back out into the real world.