According to The Hollywood Reporter, CBS said Tuesday a "micro-series" will air in seven installments of a minute or less and be available online and by cell phone. The Courier, described by the network as a serialized drama about a man risking his life to rescue his kidnapped wife, will debut Tuesday, Jan. 24, during the first-act commercial break of CSI: Miami (9 p.m. EST) and conclude during Criminal Minds on Feb. 1.
The first chapter will be 60 seconds; the rest will be 40 seconds in length and will air in the first-act break after 9 p.m. EST on series including Cold Case. It won't air on January 28 or January 31. In the series, a "mystery man" named iiro follows clues and performs "a sequence of death-defying tasks" to save his wife, the network said.