Burbank, CA – The CW Network has acquired the new ten-episode legal drama BURDEN OF TRUTH from Entertainment One, making it the latest addition to the network’s growing lineup of original programming for Summer 2018.
In addition to BURDEN OF TRUTH, The CW’s lineup of original, first-run summer series will include the new fantasy/adventure series THE OUTPOST, new seasons of WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?, PENN & TELLER: FOOL US, and MASTERS OF ILLUSION, plus new episodes of SUPERGIRL, THE 100, LIFE SENTENCE and the final season of THE ORIGINALS.
BURDEN OF TRUTH stars CW fan favorite Kristin Kreuk (‘Smallville,’ ‘Beauty And The Beast’) as a big city lawyer who returns to her hometown to take on what she thinks is a simple case, only to find herself in a fight for justice for a group of sick girls. BURDEN OF TRUTH also stars Peter Mooney (‘Rookie Blue’), Alex Carter (‘NCIS’), Benjamin Ayres (‘Saving Hope’), Nicola Correia-Damude (‘Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments’), Meegwun Fairbrother (‘Hemlock Grove’) and newcomer Star Slade.
BURDEN OF TRUTH is created by Brad Simpson (‘Rookie Blue,’ ‘King’) andexecutive produced by Kristin Kreuk, Ilana Frank, Linda Pope, and Jocelyn Hamilton. Stay tuned for a premiere date.