Secrets & Lies (U.S. TV series)

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Secrets & Lies
Developed by Barbie Kligman
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Executive producer(s)
  • Barbie Kligman
  • Aaron Kaplan
  • Tracey Robertson
  • Nathan Mayfield
Production company(s)
  • ABC Studios
  • Hoodlum Entertainment
  • Kapital Entertainment
Distributor Disney–ABC Domestic Television
Original channel ABC
Related shows Based on the Australian series Secrets & Lies
External links
Official website

Secrets & Lies is an upcoming American drama television series based on the Australian television series of the same name. The series has a 10-episode series commitment.[1] Barbie Kligman was brought in as executive producer and showrunner while the producers from original series, Tracey Robertson and Nathan Mayfield, serve as executive producers.[2][3]

On May 9, 2014, Secrets & Lies was picked up by ABC[4] and set to debut as a mid-season entry during the 2014–15 season.[5]

On November 19, 2014, it was announced that the series will premiere on March 1, 2015.[6] It will air on Sundays at 9:00 p.m. Eastern/8:00 p.m. Central.


The series is based on the Australian series of the same name and follows Ben Garner, a family man who discovers the body of a young boy and quickly becomes the prime suspect in his death. Ben then goes in search of the real killer in order to clear his name.




  1. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (October 24, 2013). "Adaptation Of Australian Series 'Secrets & Lies' Gets 10-Episode Series Commitment At ABC With Aaron Kaplan Producing". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 28, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Development Update: Wednesday, November 20". The Futon Critic. November 20, 2013. Retrieved February 28, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b Idato, Michael (February 28, 2014). "Indiana Evans joins Juliette Lewis in US remake of Secrets and Lies". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved February 28, 2014. 
  4. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (May 9, 2014). "ABC Orders Ryan Phillippe Drama 'Secrets and Lies' to Series". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 9, 2014. 
  5. ^ Lavin, Gary (May 13, 2014). "ABC courts women with fall schedule". USA Today. 
  6. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (November 19, 2014). "ABC Announces Premiere Dates for 'American Crime' and 'Secrets and Lies'". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  7. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (February 4, 2014). "Ryan Phillippe Poised To Play The Lead In ABC Drama ‘Secrets & Lies’". Retrieved February 28, 2014. 
  8. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (February 12, 2014). "Juliette Lewis to Star Opposite Ryan Phillippe in ABC's 'Secrets & Lies'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved February 28, 2014. 
  9. ^ a b Mitovich, Matt Webb (February 19, 2014). "KaDee Strickland Joins ABC's Secrets & Lies". TV Line. Retrieved February 28, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Development Update: Wednesday, February 5". The Futon Critic. February 5, 2014. Retrieved February 28, 2014. 
  11. ^ a b c "Development Update: Thursday, February 27". The Futon Critic. February 27, 2014. Retrieved February 28, 2014. 
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