Ten fun facts about Castle


Fact 1
Created by Andrew W. Marlowe, it primarily traces the lives of Richard Castle (Nathan Fillion), a best-selling mystery novelist, and NYPD Detective Kate Beckett (Stana Katic) as they solve various unusual crimes in New York City.

Fact 2
The show focuses on the romantic tension between the two lead characters, as well as the unsolved homicide of Beckett's mother.

Fact 3
The series is produced jointly by Beacon Pictures and ABC Studios.


Fact 4
Castle follows Nathan Fillion as Richard Castle, a famous mystery novelist shadowing Detective Kate Beckett, played by Stana Katic.

Fact 5
On Sept. 30, 2010, author Stephen J. Cannell died in real life. The characters keep an empty chair at the poker table in his honor, stating they will do so for a year.

Fact 6
On Jan. 12, 2012 the series won two awards at the People's Choice Awards, including Favorite TV Crime Drama and Favorite TV Drama Actor (Fillion).

Fact 7
Real-life writers Stephen J. Cannell, James Patterson, Dennis Lehane, and Michael Connelly appear as themselves during periodic games of poker at Castle's apartment. Typically, they discuss Castle and Beckett's current case and tease Castle about his involvement with Beckett.

Fact 8
On Jan. 9, 2013 the series won two awards at the People's Choice Awards, including Favorite TV Crime Drama and Favorite TV Drama Actor (Fillion).

Fact 9
The show has also won four awards in TV Guide Magazine's Fan Favorite Awards, including Favorite Drama Series and also Award for Favorite Couple three years in a row.

Fact 10
The show has had a gradual increase in ratings since its pilot episode was watched by an estimated 10.76 million viewers.


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is an American crime drama television series, which premiered on ABC on March 9, 2009.

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