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11.22.2021

“Guilty Party” LOGLINES

Episode 1: “The Last Real Journalist Working in Denver”

Written by: Rebecca Addelman

Series Premiere. Frustrated and stuck at an unfulfilling job, disgraced journalist Beth Burgess (Kate Beckinsale) finds possible redemption in the story of a lifetime when Toni Plimpton (Jules Latimer), an incarcerated mother convicted of murdering her husband Wallace, reaches out to her to help prove her innocence.

 

Episode 2: “Crazy Bitches Who Kill”

Written by: Rebecca Addelman

After realizing that Toni is courting other journalists, Beth tracks down Toni’s unsavory brother-in-law, Wyatt (Andre Hyland), and his hotheaded business partner, George (Laurie Davidson), to begin her investigation into the events that led to Wallace’s murder.

 

Episode 3: “You Might Be All She's Got”

Written by: Chris Provenzano

Directed by: Morenike Joela Evans

Having landed Toni’s story, Beth immediately runs into obstacles when given an expedited deadline from her editor and while investigating Wyatt’s alibi at an unusual tanning salon.

 

Episode 4: “Let's Make This Man Hurt”

Written by: Ben Smith

Directed by: Trent O’Donnell

After getting a new lead from Toni and with an assist from George, Beth and Fiona attend a unique wedding in hopes of finding the notorious gun-trafficker, Tuna.

 

Episode 5: “Stop Being a Coward and Take the Meat”

Written by: Sonia Denis

Directed by: Morenike Joela Evans

Beth and Toni’s bond grows despite some setbacks in Beth’s investigation. Meanwhile, Fiona gets the credit for busting the illegal gun ring and putting Tuna behind bars, giving Beth an opportunity to question him about Wallace’s murder.

 

Episode 6: “Your Mama Loves You”

Written by: Ally Israelson

Directed by: Morenike Joela Evans

With Wyatt and George temporarily skipping town, Beth takes the opportunity to look for more leads by breaking into Wyatt’s home. What she finds draws her closer to Toni, until she makes a sinister discovery.

 

Episode 7: “A Denver Ten”

Written by: Vanessa Baden Kelly

Directed by: Stacey Muhammad

Feeling less confident of Toni’s innocence after seeing her texts, Beth tracks down Toni’s old best friend to get some answers while Marco’s patience and support waivers.

 

Episode 8: “I Thought We Were Friends”

Written by: Steve Toltz

Directed by: Stacey Muhammad

As their lies and deceptions intensify, Beth and Toni confront each other during a revealing visitation, and lay everything on the table.