share a lot of things: Deeply loyal audiences, a love of off-kilter murder cases, heat between their male and female leads -- heck, even the fact that their title characters are best-selling authors.
Here's one thing they can't share, though: Victory in Zap2it's inaugural Small-Screen Smackdown. We put each show through a rigorous -- OK, entirely subjective -- process of analysis based on their leading men, the quality of their mysteries, their hard Nielsen numbers and more to determine which of the widely adored crime shows comes out on top.
So who's it gonna be? Read on to find out.
-- Rick Porter and Marisa Roffman, Zap2it