Betrayal (TV series)

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Betrayal
Betrayal logo.jpg
Based onDutch series Overspel 
by Frank Ketelaar
Robert Kievit
Developed byDavid Zabel
Starring
Composer(s)
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes13 (List of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Alon Aranya
  • David Zabel
  • Frank Ketelaar
  • Rob Golenberg
  • Robert Kievit
Production company(s)
Broadcast
Original channelABC
Original runSeptember 29, 2013 (2013-09-29)  – January 19, 2014 (2014-01-19)[1]
 
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Betrayal
Betrayal logo.jpg
Based onDutch series Overspel 
by Frank Ketelaar
Robert Kievit
Developed byDavid Zabel
Starring
Composer(s)
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes13 (List of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Alon Aranya
  • David Zabel
  • Frank Ketelaar
  • Rob Golenberg
  • Robert Kievit
Production company(s)
Broadcast
Original channelABC
Original runSeptember 29, 2013 (2013-09-29)  – January 19, 2014 (2014-01-19)[1]

Betrayal is an American drama television series that aired on ABC from September 29, 2013, to January 19, 2014. The series was developed by David Zabel and starred Hannah Ware.[2][3] It is based on the Dutch drama series Overspel, broadcast by VARA.[4] The pilot episode was directed by Patty Jenkins.[5] Betrayal joined ABC's Sunday line-up after ABC's dramas, Once Upon a Time and Revenge.

On May 9, 2014, ABC canceled Betrayal after one season.[1]

Premise[edit]

The series stars Hannah Ware as Sara Hanley, a photographer, who begins an affair with Jack McAllister (played by Stuart Townsend), a lawyer for a powerful family. Both married to other people, Jack and Sara find themselves drawn to one another. The premise also revolves around a murder trial, which involves both of them on separate sides which makes things even more complicated.

Cast and characters[edit]

Main cast[edit]

Recurring cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateU.S. viewers
(millions)
1"Pilot"Patty JenkinsDavid ZabelSeptember 29, 2013 (2013-09-29)5.16[6]
2"...Except When the Bear is Chasing You"Michael MorrisDavid Zabel & Lisa ZwerlingOctober 6, 2013 (2013-10-06)3.90[7]
3"If You Want the Fruit..."Constantine MakrisDavid Zabel & Lisa ZwerlingOctober 13, 2013 (2013-10-13)2.88[8]
4"...That is Not What Ships Are Built For"Jim McKayPaul Davies & David ZabelOctober 20, 2013 (2013-10-20)3.51[9]
5"...Nice Photos"Stephen CraggYahlin ChangOctober 27, 2013 (2013-10-27)3.30[10]
6"...The Things That Drive Men Crazy"Paul McCraneJulia ChoNovember 3, 2013 (2013-11-03)3.44[11]
7"...We're Not Going to Bailey's Harbor"Michael MorrisJoe HortuaNovember 10, 2013 (2013-11-10)3.20[12]
8"...One More Shot"Stephen CraggAlison TatlockNovember 17, 2013 (2013-11-17)3.39[13]
9"It's Just You and Me Now..."Bethany RooneyDavid Zabel & Lisa ZwerlingDecember 8, 2013 (2013-12-08)3.05[14]
10"...Number 16"Andrew BernsteinPaul DaviesDecember 15, 2013 (2013-12-15)3.60[15]
11"...The Karsten Way"John ScottYahlin ChangJanuary 5, 2014 (2014-01-05)3.38[16]
12"Sharper Than a Serpent's Tooth..."Stephen HerekJulia Cho & Joe HortuaJanuary 12, 2014 (2014-01-12)2.74[17]
13"...A Better Place"David ZabelDavid Zabel & Lisa ZwerlingJanuary 19, 2014 (2014-01-19)3.31[18]

Ratings[edit]

No.TitleAir dateRating/share
(18–49)
Viewers
(millions)
DVR
(18–49)
DVR Viewers
(millions)
Total
(18–49)
Total viewers
(millions)
1"Pilot"September 29, 2013 (2013-09-29)1.2/45.16[6]N/AN/AN/AN/A
2"...Except When the Bear is Chasing You"October 6, 2013 (2013-10-06)1.1/33.90[7]N/AN/AN/AN/A
3"If You Want the Fruit..."October 13, 2013 (2013-10-13)0.8/22.88[8]N/AN/AN/AN/A
4"...That is Not What Ships Are Built For"October 20, 2013 (2013-10-20)0.9/23.51[9]N/AN/AN/AN/A
5"...Nice Photos"October 27, 2013 (2013-10-27)0.9/23.30[10]N/AN/AN/AN/A
6"...The Things That Drive Men Crazy"November 3, 2013 (2013-11-03)1.0/33.44[11]N/AN/AN/AN/A
7"...We're Not Going to Bailey's Harbor"November 10, 2013 (2013-11-10)0.8/23.20[12]N/AN/AN/AN/A
8"...One More Shot"November 17, 2013 (2013-11-17)0.9/23.39[13]N/AN/AN/AN/A
9"It's Just You and Me Now..."December 8, 2013 (2013-12-08)0.7/23.05[14]TBATBATBATBA
10"...Number 16"December 15, 2013 (2013-12-15)0.8/23.60[15]TBATBATBATBA
11"...The Karsten Way"January 5, 2014 (2014-01-05)0.7/23.38[16]TBATBATBATBA
12"Sharper Than a Serpent's Tooth..."January 12, 2014 (2014-01-12)0.8/22.74[17]TBATBATBATBA
13"...A Better Place"January 19, 2014 (2014-01-19)0.7/23.31[18]TBATBATBATBA

Broadcast[edit]

The show premiered in South Africa on M-Net on Saturday 19 October 2013 at 20:30.[19] The Republic of Ireland's public service broadcaster RTE Television's RTE Two broadcasts the series at 22:00 every Tuesday from October 29, 2013.[20] On August 29, 2013, it was announced that Channel 5 had bought the UK rights to the series, which it began airing Friday 18 April 2014.[21] Italy's public service broadcaster RAI 1 broadcast the series from July 25, 2014, with the title of the show being translated literally as Tradimenti.[22]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Seidman, Robert (May 9, 2014). "List of Renewed and Cancelled Broadcast Shows for the 2013-14 Broadcast Season". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved May 10, 2014. 
  2. ^ Rice, Lynette (May 10, 2013). "ABC renews 'Nashville,' 'Scandal, 'Grey's Anatomy' and more". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved May 11, 2013. 
  3. ^ Littleton, Cynthia (May 10, 2013). "ABC Orders 7 Dramas and 5 Comedies, Axes 'Happy Endings'". Variety. Retrieved May 11, 2013. 
  4. ^ West, Kelly (August 28, 2012). "ER's David Zabel to Develop Betrayal for ABC". Cinema Blend. Retrieved May 14, 2013. 
  5. ^ "BETRAYAL (ABC)". The Futon Critic. Retrieved May 11, 2013. 
  6. ^ a b Bibel, Sara (October 1, 2013). "Sunday Final Ratings: 'The Simpsons' & 'Bob's Burgers' Adjusted Up; 'Revenge' Adjusted Down". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved October 1, 2013. 
  7. ^ a b Kondolojy, Amanda (October 8, 2013). "Sunday Final Ratings: 'Once Upon a Time' & 'The Simpsons' Adjusted Up + Final NFL Ratings & Unscrambled CBS". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved October 8, 2013. 
  8. ^ a b Bibel, Sara (October 15, 2013). "Sunday Final Ratings: 'Once Upon A Time', 'The Amazing Race' & 'America's Funniest Home Videos' Adjusted Up; 'Revenge' & 'Betrayal' Adjusted Down Plus Final Football & Baseball Numbers". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved October 15, 2013. 
  9. ^ a b Kondolojy, Amanda (October 22, 2013). "Sunday Final Ratings: 'Once Upon a Time' Adjusted Up; '60 Minutes' Adjusted Down + Final Football Numbers". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved October 22, 2013. 
  10. ^ a b Bibel, Sara (October 29, 2013). "Sunday Final Ratings: 'The Amazing Race' Adjusted Up; 'Revenge', 'Betrayal' & '60 Minutes' Adjusted Down & Final Sports Numbers". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved October 29, 2013. 
  11. ^ a b Kondolojy, Amanda (November 5, 2013). "Sunday Final Ratings: 'The Amazing Race' Adjusted Up; 'The Simpsons' Adjusted Down + Final NFL Numbers". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved November 5, 2013. 
  12. ^ a b Bibel, Sara (November 12, 2013). "Sunday Final Ratings: 'Revenge' & 'The Simpsons' Adjusted Down, Plus CBS & Football Numbers". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved November 12, 2013. 
  13. ^ a b Kondolojy, Amanda (November 19, 2013). "Sunday Final Ratings: 'The Mentalist' Adjusted Up; No Adjustment for 'Once Upon a Time' or 'Almost Human'". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved November 19, 2013. 
  14. ^ a b Bibel, Sara (December 10, 2013). "Sunday Final Ratings: 'The Simpsons', 'Family Guy', 'Revenge' & 'The Mentalist' Adjusted Up; 'Once Upon a Time', 'Betrayal' & '60 Minutes' Adjusted Down". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved December 10, 2013. 
  15. ^ a b Kondolojy, Amanda (December 17, 2013). "Sunday Final Ratings: '60 Minutes' Adjusted Down, No Adjustment for 'Revenge' or 'Survivor'". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved December 17, 2013. 
  16. ^ a b Bibel, Sara (January 7, 2014). "Sunday Final Ratings: 'Family Guy', '60 Minutes' & 'The Mentalist' Adjusted Up; 'The Simpsons', 'Bob's Burgers', 'The Best of Jimmy Fallon' & 'Betrayal' Adjusted Down". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved January 7, 2014. 
  17. ^ a b Kondolojy, Amanda (January 14, 2014). "Sunday Final Ratings: 'The Mentalist', 'American Dad', 'Family Guy', 'Bob's Burgers' & 'Bachelor' Special Adjusted Up; '60 Minutes' Adjusted Down + 'Golden Globe' Finals". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved January 14, 2014. 
  18. ^ a b Bibel, Sara (January 22, 2014). "Sunday Final Ratings: No Adjustments to 'Revenge', 'The Following' or 'Betrayal' & Final NFC Championship Numbers". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved January 22, 2014. 
  19. ^ "Betrayal S1". Multichoice. Retrieved 9 March 2014. 
  20. ^ http://www.rte.ie/tv/programmes/betrayal.html
  21. ^ Munn, Patrick (August 29, 2013). "Channel 5 Acquires UK Rights To ABC's 'Betrayal'". TV Wise. Retrieved September 5, 2013. 
  22. ^ RAI1 official page retrieved 2014-08-07

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