Private investigators, Sean King (Jon Tenney) and Michelle Maxwell (Rebecca Romijn), are the title characters of the TV series, King & Maxwell, based on the bestselling novels by author, David Baldacci. NCIS: LOS ANGELES Executive Producer, Shane Brennan, developed Baldacci's eccentric crime fighting duo for TV. King and Maxwell share a similar background as former agents whose Secret Service careers ended controversially - King, after the presidential candidate he was assigned to protect was assassinated, and Maxwell, after the man she was charged to protect was kidnapped. However, their personal styles and methods for solving cases could not be more different. Maxwell is a former Olympic athlete who uses her intelligence, beauty, and connections. King combines his investigative skills with his law degree, maneuvering through the Beltway system. Maxwell's messy, King's neat. Maxwell prefers beer, King wine. Teamed up, these private investigators solve high stakes cases involving power players in the heart of the nation's capital in this thrilling and action-packed series.