The Mysteries of Laura is an American comedy drama police procedural television series that is an adaptation of the Spanish series Los misterios de Laura by Carlos Vila and Javier Holgado, developed by for American television by Jeff Rake with Vila and Holgado, which follows the life of Laura Diamond, a homicide detective with the New York Police Department who balances her day job with her off-duty hours as a single mother to twin sons, while trying to get her soon-to-be-ex-husband to sign the divorce papers.
Debra Messing (Will & Grace) stars as Laura Diamond, a brilliant NYPD homicide detective who balances her Columbo day job with a crazy family life that includes two unruly twin boys and a soon-to-be ex-husband - also a cop - who just can't seem to sign the divorce papers.
Between cleaning up after her boys and cleaning up the streets, she'd be the first to admit she has her hot mess moments in this hilariously authentic look at what it really means to be a working mom today.
Somehow she makes it all work with the help of her sexy and understanding partner. For Laura, every day is a high-wire balancing act.
The cast also includes Laz Alonso and Janina Gavankar.
Writer Jeff Rake (Boston Legal) and director McG (Supernatural) serve as executive producers with Greg Berlanti (Brothers & Sisters), Aaron Kaplan (The Neighbors), Todd Lituchy and Sarah Schechter.
The Mysteries of Laura is a production of Warner Bros. Television, Berlanti Productions and Kapital Entertainment.