First Look: Alan Cumming & Whoopi Goldberg on CBS' 'Instinct' (PHOTOS)

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Alan Cumming as Dr. Dylan Reinhart in the “Tribal” episode of CBS’ Instinct. To his right is Whoopi Goldberg as Reinhart’s book editor.

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Cumming’s Dylan Reinhart character is a former CIA analyst who is now an author and university professor sharing his expertise on criminal behavior.

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Whoopi Goldberg is a recurring guest star in Instinct as Reinhart’s book editor.

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Cumming and Goldberg in the “Heartless” episode of Instinct

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Behind-the-scenes shot of Cumming and Goldberg filming the “Bad Actor” episode of Instinct

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More behind-the-scenes from the “Bad Actor” episode.

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Cumming and Goldberg in the “Heartless” episode.

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One of Dr. Dylan Reinhart’s books on criminal behavior, as seen in the “I Heart New York” episode of Instinct

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A book-signing event for Reinhart’s latest work, as seen in the “I Heart New York” episode of Instinct

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Alan Cumming headlines Instinct, CBS' new crime drama based on the bestseller by thriller master James Patterson, premiering March 18.

Cumming portrays former CIA operative Dr. Dylan Reinhart, now an author and university professor teaching classes about criminal behavior. But he is lured back to his old crime-fighting life when NYPD detective Lizzie Needham (Bojana Novakovic) needs his help to stop a serial killer.

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Daniel Ings, Naveen Andrews and Sharon Leal costar in the series. And also appearing in a recurring guest role is Whoopi Goldberg as Reinhart's book editor.

Check out some new pics of Cumming in action on Instinct, as well as our first glimpses of Goldberg in the series, by clicking through the exclusive gallery of episodic and behind-the-scenes shots above!

Instinct, Sundays beginning March 18, 8/7c, CBS