Emmy Award nominee Maura Tierney (“ER”) has joined “The Whole Truth” as a series regular. Tierney is replacing Joely Richardson, who starred in the pilot but pulled out after the series was picked up because of family reasons.
The new drama series from Jerry Bruckheimer Television will air Wednesdays from 10:00-11:00 p.m., ET this fall on ABC. With a unique alternative narrative structure that chronicles the way a case is built from the perspectives of both the defense and prosecution, “The Whole Truth” shows each side equally and keeps its audience guessing, shifting allegiances of guilt or innocence until the very final scene.
Kathryn Peale (Tierney), the product of a New England background and a sheriff father, is a deputy bureau chief in the Manhattan District Attorney’s office. Jimmy Brogan (Rob Morrow, “Numb3rs”), born and raised in Hell’s Kitchen and a friend of Kathryn’s since their days at Yale Law School, is one of New York’s rising criminal attorney stars. These two evenly matched legal masters will square off each week as the central characters of the series.
In addition to Tierney and Morrow, “The Whole Truth” stars Christine Adams, Anthony Ruivivar, Eamonn Walker and Sean Wing.
“The Whole Truth” is produced by Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Jerry Bruckheimer Television and Warner Bros. Television. Jerry Bruckheimer (the “CSI” series), Jonathan Littman (the “CSI” series) and Ed Zuckerman (“Law & Order”) are the executive producers. Tom Donaghy (“Without a Trace”), who attended NYU with Tierney, and KristieAnne Reed (“Dark Blue”) are co-executive producers. Donaghy wrote the pilot, which was directed by Alex Graves (“Fringe”), who also executive-produced the pilot.
Below is a sneak peek at the show: