Burden of Truth/Season One

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Season One
Burden of Truth
Season Premiere January 10, 2018 (Canada)
July 25, 2018 (USA)
Season Finale April 4, 2018 (Canada)
October 3, 2018 (USA)
Episode Count 10



Season Two

Season One of Burden of Truth premiered on January 10, 2018.


# # Title Written By Directed By Airdate USA
18-49 Rating USA airdate
1 1 Pilot Brad Simpson Jeff Woolnough January 10, 2018 925k 0.2% July 25, 2018
When it's suspected that her big-pharma client's vaccine has caused a mysterious illness affecting a handful of teenage girls, high-powered attorney Joanna Hanley returns to her hometown of Millwood to quickly and quietly settle the case. However, once she arrives, she is faced with ghosts from the past that leave her rattled and questioning her position on the lawsuit. Local town lawyer Billy Crawford is fighting on behalf of the girls and has a vested interest in winning after his niece, Molly, is affected. Things take a surprising turn when new evidence comes to light that drastically affects both Joanna and Billy on both legal and personal levels.
2 2 The Ties That Bind Brad Simpson Jeff Woolnough January 17, 2018 831k 0.2% August 1, 2018
A fish out of water in a town that's as foreign as it is familiar, Joanna must reckon with questions over her family's hasty departure when she was a teenager, while attempting to convince the locals that she has in fact switched sides. Billy gets a lead on the case from an unexpected source. As more girls fall ill, Joanna attempts to convince her father, David, the head of her law firm, to represent the teenagers.
3 3 Still Waters Lynn Coady Jordan Canning January 24, 2018 761k 0.1% August 8, 2018
Relying on her esteemed reputation as a partner at CTS, Joanna convinces a hydrologist to come to Millwood to test the soil. With reluctant permission from the local Mayor, Joanna and Billy continue investigating potential suspects and narrow down their list to a handful of industrial sites in the community.
4 4 Family Ties Shannon Masters Jordan Canning January 31, 2018 669k 0.2% August 15, 2018
Convinced that the local steel mill and its owner Ben Matheson are responsible for the barrels, Joanna and Billy go after him but don't have enough to make the allegation stick. Meanwhile, the girls continue to get sicker and start to get shunned by the town.
5 5 Witch Hunt Brad Simpson &
Eric Putzer
James Genn February 28, 2018 746k 0.1% August 22, 2018
Anger over the claim against the mill pits the sick girls and their families against employees of the mill who worry that their jobs are on the line. Meanwhile, the town's people continue to ostracize the girls because of their fear of the illness, as well as their anger over the lawsuit against many of their own.
6 6 Devil in the Dessert Laura Good &
Hayden Simpson
James Genn March 7, 2018 625k 0.1% September 5, 2018
As threats against Joanna and Billy escalate, Joanna digs her heels in on the case. Relying on the expert testimony of a respected neuropsychologist, Joanna expects he'll prove they've been poisoned, despite a potential hole the defense creates in Joanna and Billy's case.
7 7 Ducks on the Pond Graeme Stewart Douglas Mitchell March 14, 2018 749k 0.2% September 12, 2018
Stuck in Millwood without a case and no longer having a firm to return home to, Joanna is at loose ends on what to do next. At the same time, Billy continues searching for a cure for the girls, even though the case's progress has been hindered.
8 8 Hang Together Hayden Simpson Douglas Mitchell March 21, 2018 671k 0.1% September 19, 2018
Joanna and Billy make the horrific discovery of a massive dumpsite on farmland near the school. They finally have enough evidence to certify as a class but it won't be an easy fight, however following this revelation, the defendant tries to make the sick girls settle and drop the case. In the meanwhile, Joanna's father comes to Millwood and reveals a few of his skeletons to Joanna.
9 9 Home to Roost Lynn Coady Grant Harvey March 28, 2018 576k 0.1% September 26, 2018
With Joanna disqualified and the clock running out on Billy who'll have to face Joanna's father alone, Joanna must think outside the box if they want to win this, searching for a surprising witness in order to dig up dirt on the opposing counsel.
10 10 Cause in Fact Brad Simpson Grant Harvey April 4, 2018 672k 0.1% October 3, 2018
Using the law to her advantage, Joanna gets herself reinstated on a technicality and plays her trump card. When it isn't enough to elicit a settlement offer, Joanna makes things personal.

Burden of Truth Seasons
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