As the show is based on the works of Reichs, the writers constantly involve her in the process of producing the episodes' story lines.
Bones is an American crime procedural drama television series that aired on Fox in the United States from September 13, 2005, until March 28, 2017, for 246 episodes over twelve seasons.
The show is based on forensic anthropology and forensic archaeology, with each episode focusing on an FBI case file concerning the mystery behind human remains brought by FBI Special Agent Seeley Booth (David Boreanaz) to forensic anthropologist Dr.
Deschanel impressed Hart Hanson at her audition with her assertiveness.
In a tense moment in the audition scene, David Boreanaz stepped closer to Deschanel; and Deschanel held her ground rather than retreating as most of the other actresses did.
Temperance "Bones" Brennan and FBI Special Agent Seeley Booth.
Brennan is the central character and team leader of the fictional Jeffersonian Institute Medico-Legal Lab, a federal institution that collaborates with the FBI, mirroring the real-life relationship between the FBI and the Smithsonian Institution. C., the show revolves around solving Federal legal cases by examining the human remains of possible murder victims. Brennan and her team provide scientific expertise and Special Agent Seeley Booth provides FBI criminal investigation technique.
Temperance "Bones" Brennan (Emily Deschanel) and the personal lives of the characters.
The rest of the main cast includes Michaela Conlin, T. Thyne, Eric Millegan, Jonathan Adams, Tamara Taylor, John Francis Daley, and John Boyd.
Boreanaz was offered the role but was unenthusiastic about getting involved after a difficult meeting with executive producers Barry Josephson and Hart Hanson, even though he thought the script was well written.
However, after the producers contacted him again to convince him to accept the role, Boreanaz agreed to sign on and was cast as Seeley Booth.
Another element conceived for the show was the "Angelatron", a holographic projector that provides a way to replace the flashbacks often used by other procedural shows.