Television initially commissioned as a presentation lasting 14–20 minutes in January 2007.
Joel Silver and Gerard Bocaccio were hired to be executive producers on the project under the former's production banner, Silver Pictures, in the same month.
During Greenwalt's restructuring of the pilot, all of the original actors save for the male lead role of Mick St.
John were recast in June 2007: Shannon Lucio, Rade Šerbedžija and Amber Valletta were originally cast in the roles of Beth Turner, Josef Kostan and Coraline Duvall respectively before Sophia Myles, Jason Dohring and Shannyn Sossamon replaced them.
Mick and Beth begin investigating the crime together, helping each other to catch the killer.
The series received generally negative reviews, and averaged 7.57 million American viewers per episode.
Many critics criticized the acting and the writing; however, Jason Dohring's performance was praised.
Moonlight is an American paranormal romance television drama created by Ron Koslow and Trevor Munson, who was also executive producer for all episodes with Joel Silver, Gerard Bocaccio, Gabrielle Stanton and Harry Werksman. John (Alex O'Loughlin), who was turned into a vampire by his bride Coraline (Shannyn Sossamon) on the couple's wedding night fifty-five years earlier.
In the present day, he struggles with his attraction to a mortal woman, Beth Turner (Sophia Myles), his friendship with Josef Kostan (Jason Dohring), and his dealings with other vampires in Los Angeles. Television in 2007 as a presentation lasting 14–20 minutes.