In March 2013, Georgina Haig and Kim Wayans were the first to be cast as Lee Anne, a police officer from the Charleston PD and Vi, Jamie's paralegal. Shawn Hatosy was cast next as Terry, a police detective in the Charleston PD. Shortly after Anna Wood was cast in the lead female role of Jamie, a gorgeous Yankee litigator as well as Adam Rodriguez as Preston, a well respected police detective who works alongside Terry within the Charleston PD.
Reckless has received mixed reviews. On Metacritic, the show holds a score of 46 out of 100, based on 15 critics, indicating "mixed or average" reviews. On Rotten Tomatoes, the show holds a rating of 46% based on 13 reviews.
Reckless premiered to 3.99 million viewers and at 0.6 in the 18-49 demo. The least watched episode is the twelfth, "Civil Wars: (Part 1)", with 2.92 million viewers. The most watched episode to date is the eleventh, "And So It Begins", with a series high of 4.68 million viewers.