Betrayal (TV series)

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Betrayal
Betrayal logo.jpg
Based on Dutch series Overspel 
by Frank Ketelaar
Robert Kievit
Developed by David Zabel
Starring
Composer(s)
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 13 (List of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Alon Aranya
  • David Zabel
  • Frank Ketelaar
  • Rob Golenberg
  • Robert Kievit
Production company(s)
Broadcast
Original channel ABC
Original run September 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. Title Directed by Written by Original air date U.S. viewers
(millions)
1 "Pilot" Patty Jenkins David Zabel September 29, 2013 (2013-09-29) 5.16[6]
2 "...Except When the Bear is Chasing You" Michael Morris David Zabel & Lisa Zwerling October 6, 2013 (2013-10-06) 3.90[7]
3 "If You Want the Fruit..." Constantine Makris David Zabel & Lisa Zwerling October 13, 2013 (2013-10-13) 2.88[8]
4 "...That is Not What Ships Are Built For" Jim McKay Paul Davies & David Zabel October 20, 2013 (2013-10-20) 3.51[9]
5 "...Nice Photos" Stephen Cragg Yahlin Chang October 27, 2013 (2013-10-27) 3.30[10]
6 "...The Things That Drive Men Crazy" Paul McCrane Julia Cho November 3, 2013 (2013-11-03) 3.44[11]
7 "...We're Not Going to Bailey's Harbor" Michael Morris Joe Hortua November 10, 2013 (2013-11-10) 3.20[12]
8 "...One More Shot" Stephen Cragg Alison Tatlock November 17, 2013 (2013-11-17) 3.39[13]
9 "It's Just You and Me Now..." Bethany Rooney David Zabel & Lisa Zwerling December 8, 2013 (2013-12-08) 3.05[14]
10 "...Number 16" Andrew Bernstein Paul Davies December 15, 2013 (2013-12-15) 3.60[15]
11 "...The Karsten Way" John Scott Yahlin Chang January 5, 2014 (2014-01-05) 3.38[16]
12 "Sharper Than a Serpent's Tooth..." Stephen Herek Julia Cho & Joe Hortua January 12, 2014 (2014-01-12) 2.74[17]
13 "...A Better Place" David Zabel David Zabel & Lisa Zwerling January 19, 2014 (2014-01-19) 3.31[18]

Ratings[edit]

No. Title Air date Rating/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) 1.2/4 5.16[6] N/A N/A N/A N/A
2 "...Except When the Bear is Chasing You" October 6, 2013 (2013-10-06) 1.1/3 3.90[7] N/A N/A N/A N/A
3 "If You Want the Fruit..." October 13, 2013 (2013-10-13) 0.8/2 2.88[8] N/A N/A N/A N/A
4 "...That is Not What Ships Are Built For" October 20, 2013 (2013-10-20) 0.9/2 3.51[9] N/A N/A N/A N/A
5 "...Nice Photos" October 27, 2013 (2013-10-27) 0.9/2 3.30[10] N/A N/A N/A N/A
6 "...The Things That Drive Men Crazy" November 3, 2013 (2013-11-03) 1.0/3 3.44[11] N/A N/A N/A N/A
7 "...We're Not Going to Bailey's Harbor" November 10, 2013 (2013-11-10) 0.8/2 3.20[12] N/A N/A N/A N/A
8 "...One More Shot" November 17, 2013 (2013-11-17) 0.9/2 3.39[13] N/A N/A N/A N/A
9 "It's Just You and Me Now..." December 8, 2013 (2013-12-08) 0.7/2 3.05[14] TBA TBA TBA TBA
10 "...Number 16" December 15, 2013 (2013-12-15) 0.8/2 3.60[15] TBA TBA TBA TBA
11 "...The Karsten Way" January 5, 2014 (2014-01-05) 0.7/2 3.38[16] TBA TBA TBA TBA
12 "Sharper Than a Serpent's Tooth..." January 12, 2014 (2014-01-12) 0.8/2 2.74[17] TBA TBA TBA TBA
13 "...A Better Place" January 19, 2014 (2014-01-19) 0.7/2 3.31[18] TBA TBA TBA TBA

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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