'Instinct' Sneak Peek: Reinstated Dylan Must Now Play by the Rules (PHOTOS)

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In the season opening episode of the second season of Instinct, "Stay Gold," Dylan (Alan Cumming) and Lizzie (Bojana Novalovic) investigate the murder of a successful businesswoman who attempted to prolong the lifespan of humans. Also, Dylan and Andy (Daniel Ings) look to continue their adoption search, and Detective Ryan Stock (Travis Van Winkle) from Nebraska arrives to hunt for a potential serial killer. 

Instinct stars Cumming as a former CIA operative, author, and university professor turned NYPD consultant Dylan Reinhart, who, after being put on leave by the NYPD, is reinstated in time to join his partner on their newest case. NYPD detective Lizzie Needham, who fluctuates being irritated and enamored with Dylan, is ready to jump back into their partnership, while sorting out her own personal life.

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Helping them is Julian Cousins (Naveen Andrews), Dylan’s invaluable CIA comrade who rivals Dylan in brilliance and wit, and can get top-secret dirt on anyone, anywhere, anytime and who also is part of an under-the radar relationship with Lizzie. Lizzie’s boss, Lt. Jasmine Gooden (Sharon Leal), is relieved to reinstate Dylan but also lets him know that he now plays by her rules. But as Dylan feels reenergized returning to his work life, his husband, Andy, is busy fielding the adoption process in the hopes that they can finally become parents.

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Instinct, Season 2 Premiere, Sunday, June 30, 9/8c, CBS