Burden of Truth
Season 1

s01e01 / Pilot

11th Jan '18 - 1:00am

When it's suspected that her big-pharma client's vaccine has caused a mysterious illness affecting a handful of teenaged girls, high-powered attorney Joanna Hanley returns to her hometown to quickly and quietly settle the case.

1669 have watched this episode

s01e02 / The Ties That Bind

18th Jan '18 - 1:00am
The Ties That Bind

A fish out of water in a town that's as foreign as it is familiar, Joanna battles with questions over her family's hasty departure when she was a teenager and attempts to convince the locals that she has in fact switched sides.

1523 have watched this episode

s01e03 / Still Waters

25th Jan '18 - 1:00am
Still Waters

Joanna uses her esteem as partner at CTS to convince a hydrologist to test Millwood's soil. With reluctant permission from the mayor, Joanna and Billy narrow their list of suspects to a handful of industrial sites in the community.

1454 have watched this episode

s01e04 / Family Ties

1st Feb '18 - 1:00am
Family Ties

Joanna and Billy are convinced that the local steel mill and its owner Ben Matheson are responsible for the barrels. A shocking revelation in Joanna's personal life leads her to question everything her father had told her.

1415 have watched this episode

s01e05 / Witch Hunt

1st Mar '18 - 1:00am
Witch Hunt

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. When the local Pastor's daughter becomes afflicted with the illness, he blames the girls themselves. Parents begin keeping their healthy kids home from school, so to quell the mounting hysteria, the High School Principal cracks down on the affected girls and prevents them from attending their prom. Joanna fires back at the school, but victory eludes her. When the kids decide to throw a prom of their own, Billy and Joanna are made honorary prom king and queen. However, the moment is over-shadowed by the mill's answer to her claim - they've hired her father's law firm to represent them and they plan to annihilate her.

1383 have watched this episode

s01e06 / Devil in the Desert

8th Mar '18 - 1:00am
Devil in the Desert

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 once and for all that the girls have been poisoned.

1346 have watched this episode

s01e07 / Ducks on the Pond

15th Mar '18 - 12:00am
Ducks on the Pond

Stuck in Millwood without a case and no firm to return to, Joanna is at loose ends on what to do next until a whistleblower comes forward.

1317 have watched this episode

s01e08 / Hang Together

29th Mar '18 - 12:00am
Hang Together

New leads bring Joanna and Billy to make the horrific discovery of a massive dumpsite on farmland near the school. Joanna's father takes over as leas counsel and it becomes clear that they're running out of time.

1286 have watched this episode

s01e09 / Home to Roost

5th Apr '18 - 12:00am
Home to Roost

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. She must face the one person who may be able to help her defeat her father, her mom. Not only does she learn the truth about her father, she gains the critical piece of evidence that ties the mill and their parent company to the dumping. Regrettably, Joanna returns too late and finds the case in shambles, her named plaintiff removed and the class de-certified.

1274 have watched this episode

s01e10 / Cause in Fact

5th Apr '18 - 1:00am
Cause in Fact

Using the law to her advantage, Joanna herself reinstated on a technicality and plays her trump card. When it isn't enough to elicit a settlement offer, Joanna makes things personal. She blackmails her father with incriminating evidence and threatens to expose him if he refuses to negotiate. Once she strong-arms him into a settlement, she must choose whether to expose his dirty little secret or not, but doing so may cost her more than she's prepared to pay.

1263 have watched this episode
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