Professor T

(Rochester, NY) –  Professor Jasper Tempest is back with a whole new season of Professor T on Sunday, July 11, 2021 at 10 p.m on WXXI-TV. The professor is obsessed with cleanliness, structure, and order. But his genius for solving crimes means he constantly has to get his hands dirty, helping the police to crack their most difficult cases.

Professor T is a classic crime procedural, featuring a brilliant criminologist and amateur sleuth who solves a succession of quirky and baffling cases. At the same time, it explores the complex private lives of a diverse and engaging cast of characters, not least Professor T himself, and the troubling effect that childhood trauma invariably has on adult psychology.

Every aspect of Professor Jasper Tempest’s life is precisely calibrated and rigidly structured. Impeccably dressed and meticulously punctual, he lectures daily at the Cambridge Institute of Criminology, teaching students imaginatively, if pedantically, about the science of crime. Each evening, he returns home to his apartment which is as sterile and systematically ordered as a science lab. Thanks to this strictly regimented approach, his OCD and germaphobia are under control.

Photo: Professor Jasper Tempest
Credit: Courtesy of Jonathan Ford

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