The beast

The Beast is an ABC network drama series created by Kario Salem, which aired from June 13 to July 25, 2001, lasting for one season & 6 episodes.

It was produced by Imagine Television and Touchstone Television.


The series centered on the staff of World News Service, a 24-hour cable news TV station based in Los Angeles, California.


  • Elizabeth Mitchell as Alice Allenby
  • Jason Gedrick as Reese McFadden
  • Frank Langella as Jackson Burns
  • Naveen Andrews as Timir Naipaul
  • Wendy Crewson as Maggie Steech
  • April Grace as Sonia
  • Peter Riegert as Ted Fisher
  • Harriet Sansom Harris as Mrs. Sweeney
  • Gary Werntz as Harry
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