ABC is not holding back in the Drama department this season, with Revenge, Scandal, How To Get Away WithMurder, American Crime, etc. And now Secrets And Lies joins that lineup.
When a family man, played by Ryan Phillipe, in his element, finds the body of a young boy while jogging he becomes the primary murder suspect in an investigation that disrupts his whole life and causes his wife to question his honesty.
When the detective played by Juliette Lewis, relentlessly delves into the case, he has no choice but to try to find the real killer. Is Ben innocent or guilty? He is fighting to keep his marriage, kids, job and reputation, and he is barely clinging to his sanity. As the investigation progresses, the close knit community starts to come apart at the seams, unraveling until the jaw-dropping conclusion.