Betrayal TV show on ABC: cancel or renew?Network: ABC
Episodes: 13 (hour)
Seasons: One

TV show dates: September 29, 2013 — January 19, 2014.
Series status: Cancelled

Performers include: Hannah Ware, Henry Thomas, Chris Johnson, Wendy Moniz, Braeden Lemasters, Elizabeth McLaughlin, Stuart Townsend, and James Cromwell.

TV show description:      
Based on the Dutch drama series Overspel, this dramatic series revolves around a beautiful photographer who begins an affair with the lawyer for a powerful family.

Following a chance meeting between professional photographer Sara Hanley (Hannah Ware) and top attorney Jack McAllister (Stuart Townsend), the two discover they have an instant and undeniable attraction. Unfortunately, they’re both already married. Sara and Jack realize something is missing in their marriages, and fight against the realization that they’ve met their soulmates in one another.

Sara is married to Drew Stafford (Chris Johnson), a successful prosecutor with political aspirations, and they have a seven-year-old son, Oliver, together.

Unbeknownst to Sara, Jack is the in-house counsel to a powerful and shady entrepreneur, Thatcher Karsten (James Cromwell). Jack is married to Thatcher’s daughter, Elaine (Wendy Moniz). She’s is a smart and determined woman who’s trying to make her Chicago café a success on her own terms — while still being a good mother to their 16-year-old twins, Valerie (Elizabeth McLaughlin) and Victor (Braeden Lemasters).

As Sara and Jack struggle with their feelings and their guilt, Thatcher’s brother-in-law is murdered, and all evidence points to Thatcher’s mentally-challenged son, T.J. Karsten (Henry Thomas).

Things become even more complicated when Sara’s husband becomes the prosecuting attorney in the high-profile murder case, a case that could secure his political future. Jack will be the lawyer for the defense.

The lovers quickly find themselves in an impossible situation -– on opposite sides of a murder investigation.

Series Finale:     
Episode #13 — “…A Better Place”
In the aftermath of Sara’s shooting, the two families are forced to confront decisions they’ve made, as well as look to the future.
First aired: January 19, 2014.


What do you think? Do you like the Betrayal TV series? Do you think it should have been cancelled or renewed for a second season?

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  1. April says

    This was a great show don’t understand why it was cancelled :( and yet there is still so much junk “reality” TV shows still on … Very disappointing

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  3. Anonymous says

    Please bring Betrayal back!! I watched it every week…….awesome show and loved the actors. PLEASE BRING BETRAYAL BACK!!!

  4. sandi says

    I hope a second season will happen. It kept me enthralled and wondering what would happen next…. the acting was great. There was just enough sex to keep the storyline interesting.

  5. L says

    The best series of all: intricate and interesting story, beautiful filming , beautiful acting and characterizations. I cant understand why this program was cancelled especially considering how many other clearly stupid programs continue. I have watched it three times so far and still love it.

  6. jack darling says

    this is the only show my wife never missed an episode-I cannot understand how a series this good could be cancelledwhile so many terrible shows are still on.

  7. Hayley says

    Can’t believe you’re not making 2nd series I found it on catch up last week and watched all 13 as couldn’t wait to watch next episode please make 2nd series

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