Season 01, Episode 01 — “Pilot”
In the premiere of a drama that goes behind the scenes of the murky relationship between criminal law and the media, a TV producer learns that a billionaire playboy and Internet mogul may have been involved in a hit-and-run, and she presses the tycoon’s high-powered attorney for details about the case. Meanwhile, the son of the network president tries to rise above his job as a production assistant; and a junior producer gets shocking news about her boss’s fiancé.
Julia George, producer of “Louise Herrick Live” (LHL), the number one cable news program in the country, learns internet mogul Oscar Keaton has been issued an arrest warrant for fleeing the crime scene of a hit-and-run. She wants the exclusive scoop on the high-profile story, and, during a live interview, it looks like she’s blindsiding the mogul’s lawyer and friend, Jake Gregorian. Meanwhile, Julia must ensure the backstage antics of LHL’s brilliant host, Louise Herrick, don’t interfere with the show. She also needs to find an assignment for Ryan Mills, the son of the network president, who hopes to enlist junior law partner Ella Benjamin in his quest for getting ahead. Jake’s brother and law partner, Bradley Gregorian, takes on a blackmail case involving a politician, and LHL’s junior producer, Megan Byrd, receives surprising information about Julia’s fiancé.
When defense attorney Jake Gregorian and TV producer Julia George put their powerhouse heads together, will they find a way to control the entire justice system, the media, and even each other? ABC’s new series Notorious stars Daniel Sunjata as Jake and Piper Perabo as Julia.
Follows the professional and personal relationship between a charismatic attorney and a powerhouse television producer as they attempt to control the media, the justice system, and ultimately – each other.