Betrayal (TV series)

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Betrayal
Betrayal logo.jpg
FormatSerial drama
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 episodes8 (List of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Alon Aranya
  • David Zabel
  • Frank Ketelaar
  • Rob Golenberg
  • Robert Kievit
Production companies
Broadcast
Original channelABC
Original runSeptember 29, 2013 (2013-09-29) – present
External links
Official website
 
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Betrayal
Betrayal logo.jpg
FormatSerial drama
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 episodes8 (List of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Alon Aranya
  • David Zabel
  • Frank Ketelaar
  • Rob Golenberg
  • Robert Kievit
Production companies
Broadcast
Original channelABC
Original runSeptember 29, 2013 (2013-09-29) – present
External links
Official website

Betrayal is an American drama television series that began airing on Sunday, September 29, 2013, on ABC. The series was developed by David Zabel and stars Hannah Ware.[1][2] It is based on the Dutch drama series Overspel, broadcast by VARA.[3] The pilot episode was directed by Patty Jenkins.[4] Betrayal joined ABC's Sunday line-up after ABC's dramas, Once Upon a Time and Revenge.

Premise[edit]

The series stars Hannah Ware as Sara Hanley, a beautiful photographer, who begins an affair with Jack McAllister, a lawyer for a powerful family, played by Stuart Townsend. 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]

Series overview[edit]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally airedDVD release date
Season premiereSeason finaleRegion 1Region 2Region 4
113[5]September 29, 2013 (2013-09-29)TBATBATBATBA

Episodes[edit]

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProduction
code
U.S. viewers
(million)
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"This Road Isn't Even on the Map..."[14]Bethany RooneyDavid Zabel & Lisa ZwerlingDecember 8, 2013 (2013-12-08)
10"...Number 16"[15]Andrew BernsteinPaul DaviesDecember 15, 2013 (2013-12-15)

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)1.5/45.16[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"This Road Isn't Even on the Map..."December 8, 2013 (2013-12-08)TBATBATBATBATBATBA
10"...Number 16"December 15, 2013 (2013-12-15)TBATBATBATBATBATBA

International distribution[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rice, Lynette (May 10, 2013). "ABC renews 'Nashville,' 'Scandal, 'Grey's Anatomy' and more". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved May 11, 2013. 
  2. ^ Littleton, Cynthia (May 10, 2013). "ABC Orders 7 Dramas and 5 Comedies, Axes 'Happy Endings'". Variety. Retrieved May 11, 2013. 
  3. ^ West, Kelly (August 28, 2012). "ER's David Zabel to Develop Betrayal for ABC". Cinema Blend. Retrieved May 14, 2013. 
  4. ^ "BETRAYAL (ABC)". The Futon Critic. Retrieved May 11, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Shows A–Z – betrayal on abc". The Futon Critic. Retrieved October 19, 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. ^ "(#109) "This road isn’t even on the map..."". The Futon Critic. Retrieved November 19, 2013. 
  15. ^ "(#110) "...Number 16."". The Futon Critic. Retrieved November 26, 2013. 
  16. ^ http://www.rte.ie/tv/programmes/betrayal.html
  17. ^ Munn, Patrick (August 29, 2013). "Channel 5 Acquires UK Rights To ABC's 'Betrayal'". TV Wise. Retrieved September 5, 2013. 

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