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Notorious Season One Episode Guide

By on September 12, 2016
PIPER PERABO, DANIEL SUNJATA

NOTORIOUS - ABC's “Notorious" stars Piper Perabo as Julia and Daniel Sunjata as Jake. (ABC/Kevin Foley)

Episode 1×10 “Taken”

JULIA IS TAKEN HOSTAGE BY A CARTEL LEADER, AND HER ONLY WAY OUT IS TO PRODUCE AN INTERVIEW THAT SPREADS HIS PROPAGANDA

When Julia is mistakenly taken hostage by Mexican cartel leader Carlos Mora (guest star Jose Zuniga), Jake and LHL take extreme measures to ensure her safe return. Mora says he will release her and a fellow journalist if she produces an interview that would advance his propaganda.

Guest starring are Adam Rayner as D.A. Max Gilford, Carlos Leal as Ignacio Enriquez, Antonio Jaramillo as Carlos Mora, Rogelio Ramos as Officer Martinez, Rebecca Breeds as Avery Whitsell, Hugo Garcia as David, Jose Zuniga as Raul Mora, Matt Walton as Darin Mills, Carolyn Michelle Smith as Savannah Barbour, Reko Moreno as sound tech, Alex Ashbaugh as Drew, Kevin Sizemore as Graham Barrett, Johnny Ortiz as Emilio Mora, Krizia Bajos as Maria Alvarez, Sanjay Gupta as himself, Greta Van Susteren as herself, Juan Alfonso as cantina employee.

“Taken” was written by Allie Hagan and directed by James Whitmore.

Air Date: Thursday, December 8 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC.

 

Episode 1×09 “Choice”

JAKE FURIOUSLY WORKS ON DANA HARTMAN’S DAUGHTER MURDER CASE, AND JULIA AND LOUISE TAKE ON AN IRRESISTIBLE BUT DANGEROUS INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY

Jake furiously works different angles of the murder case against Maya Hartman (Haley Ramm), daughter of disgraced news anchor Dana Hartman (Melina Kanakaredes).

He thinks Dana could help by pleading her daughter’s case on LHL, even though Louise hijacked a previous interview by showing a sex tape of Dana with Maya’s boyfriend.

Max (Adam Rayner) is against Louise and Julia’s dangerous and clandestine trip to Mexico to get the LHL exclusive with drug kingpin Carlos Mora aka “El Toro,”

“Notorious” stars Piper Perabo as Julia George, Daniel Sunjata as Jake Gregorian, Kate Jennings Grant as Louise Herrick, Aimee Teegarden as Ella Benjamin, J. August Richards as Bradley Gregorian, Sepideh Moafi as Megan Byrd, Ryan Guzman as Ryan Mills, Kevin Zegers as Oscar Keaton.

Guest starring are Melina Kanakaredes as Dana Hartman, Adam Rayner as Max Gilford, Haley Ramm as Maya Hartman, Adalgiza Chermont as jail guard, Theresa June-Tao as inmate #1, Leslie Miller as inmate #2, Maiara Walsh as Willow Ferrera, Doug Savant as Paul Weston, Carlos Sanz as Eduardo Nogales, Matt Walton as Darin Mills, Chris Brochu as Preston Mann, Rogelio Ramos as Officer Martinez, Matt Kaminsky as reporter #2.

“Choice” was written by Tyler Bensinger and directed by Miller Tobin.

Air Date: Thursday, November 17 (9:00-10:00 p.m. EST), on ABC.

Photos: “Choice”

 

Episode 1×08 “The Burn Book”

JULIA’S FORMER FRIEND AND COLLEAGUE ASKS FOR HELP WHEN HER DAUGHTER IS A SUSPECT IN THE SHOOTING OF HER BOYFRIEND

Guest Stars Include Melina Kanakaredes (‘CSI: NY,’ ‘Providence’) and Singer and Reality-Star Ray J

“The Burn Book” – Disgraced and former TV news host Dana Hartman (guest star Melina Kanakaredes) turns to Julia and Jake for help when her rebellious daughter becomes a suspect in the murder of her aspiring filmmaker boyfriend. Singer and reality-star Ray J (playing himself) gets caught up in the case when he announces the murder weapon belonged to him.

Notorious stars Piper Perabo as Julia George, Daniel Sunjata as Jake Gregorian, Kate Jennings Grant as Louise Herrick, Aimee Teegarden as Ella Benjamin, J. August Richards as Bradley Gregorian, Sepideh Moafi as Megan Byrd, Ryan Guzman as Ryan Mills, Kevin Zegers as Oscar Keaton.

Guest starring are Melina Kanakaredes as Dana Hartman, Ray J as himself, Adam Rayner as Max Gilford, Haley Ramm as Maya Hartman, Maiara Walsh as Will Ferrera, Chris Brochu as Preston Mann, Matt Walton as Darin Mills, Paul Schackman as Anthony Zahn, Josh Plasse as Johnny Weston, Doug Savant as Paul Weston, Steven Good as Trevor, Gonzalo Menendez as Detective Ruiz, William Charlton as bank manager.

“The Burn Book” was written by Zachary Reiter and directed by Kevin Sullivan.

Air Date: Thursday November 10, (9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.

Photos: “The Burn Book”

Episode 1×07 “Chase”

JAKE SEEKS REFUGE AT JULIA’S HOME WHILE THE LAW FIRM RUSHES TO PROVE HIS INNOCENCE

Guest Stars Include Melina Kanakaredes (‘CSI: NY,’ ‘Providence’)

After Jake’s dramatic arrest on LHL for Sarah’s murder, he seeks refuge from the paparazzi at Julia’s home while Bradley and Ella work frantically to clear his name.

Later, Jake discovers a terrible truth and goes to great lengths to find the person he now suspects is the real killer.

Notorious stars Piper Perabo as Julia George, Daniel Sunjata as Jake Gregorian, Kate Jennings Grant as Louise Herrick, Aimee Teegarden as Ella Benjamin, J. August Richards as Bradley Gregorian, Sepideh Moafi as Megan Byrd, Ryan Guzman as Ryan Mills, Kevin Zegers as Oscar Keaton.

Guest starring are Melina Kanakaredes as Dana Hartman, Adam Rayner as Max Gilford, Patti Yasutake as Judge Bernice Wong, Bryan Adrian as Axel Know, Dilshad Vadsaria as Sarah Keaton, Kyle Secor as Dr. Govner, Sabrina Perez as Joy Brant, Grant Albrecht as Donnie, Josh Latzer as guard, Karan Oberoi as Alan Wells, Erin Matthews as Reesa Farringdon, Paula Salas as Zoey Farringdon, Adam Harrington as Brian Farringdon.

“Chase” was written by Sharon Lee Watson and directed by Chad Lowe.

Air Date: Thursday, November 3 (9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.

Photos: “Chase”

 

Episode 1×06 “Kept and Broken”

JULIA TAKES A UNIQUE APPROACH TO A MISSING GIRL CASE, AND OSCAR EXPOSES JAKE’S AFFAIR WITH SARAH

After his affair with Sarah is exposed on live TV, Jake learns a troubling secret about his former lover and is blindsided by new allegations. Meanwhile, the media fervor over a wealthy missing girl prompts Julia to undertake a personal search for a lesser-known victim whose life is in danger.

Notorious stars Piper Perabo as Julia George, Daniel Sunjata as Jake Gregorian, Kate Jennings Grant as Louise Herrick, Aimee Teegarden as Ella Benjamin, J. August Richards as Bradley Gregorian, Sepideh Moafi as Megan Byrd, Ryan Guzman as Ryan Mills, Kevin Zegers as Oscar Keaton.

Guest starring are Adam Rayner as Max Gilford, Karan Oberoi as Alan Wells, Matt Walton as Darin Mills, Jess Gabor as Samantha Voss, Missi Pyle as Callie Connors, Julie Ann Emery as Laurie Parker, David Burke as Ted Parker, Patricia DeLeon as Silvia Baez, Teagan Sirset as Emily Parker, Tye White as Braydon Lucas, Roberto Sanchez as Miguel Ortiz, Yasmine Vega as Rosa Baez, Joshua Dov as Gavin Boyd, Rueben Grundy as detective, Dylan John Seaton as storage facility clerk, Joe Alvarez as officer #1, Chris Moss as officer #2.

“Kept and Broken” was written by Tom Mularz and directed by Anton Cropper.

Air Date: Thursday October 27 (9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.

Photos: Kept and Broken

 

Episode 1×05 “Missing”

JAKE AND JULIA SEARCH FOR THE BIOLOGICAL PARENTS OF AN UNBORN BABY

Guest Stars Include Brenda Strong (“Desperate Housewives”) and Sofia Vassilieva (“Medium”)

“Missing” – Jake and Julia search for the biological parents of an unborn baby.

Meanwhile, Julia worries if a scathing LHL interview triggered a horrific incident; and Oscar learns the truth about Sarah and Jake’s affair.

Notorious stars Piper Perabo as Julia George, Daniel Sunjata as Jake Gregorian, Kate Jennings Grant as Louise Herrick, Aimee Teegarden as Ella Benjamin, J. August Richards as Bradley Gregorian, Sepideh Moafi as Megan Byrd, Ryan Guzman as Ryan Mills and Kevin Zegers as Oscar Keaton.

Guest starring are Brenda Strong as Maggie Sherman, Sofia Vassilieva as Jenna Polly, Max Gilford as Adam Rayner, Karan Oberoi as Alan Wells, Ramon De Ocampo as Levi Young, Sabrina Perez as Joy Brant, Peter James Smith as Judge Stroll, Carly Nykanen as Mary Gower, David Stanbra as Arthur Gower and Hilary Ward as CPS agent.

“Missing” was written by Ben Koppel & Kevin Rodriguez and directed by Larry Shaw.

Air Date: Thursday Oct. 20, (9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.

Photos: Missing

 

Episode 1×04 “Tell Me a Secret”

JAKE TAKES ON THE CASE OF A YOUNG MAN ACCUSED OF MURDERING A COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYER VIA AN APP WHICH ALLOWS USERS TO
BROADCAST ANONYMOUS MESSAGES

After Megan provides Julia with breaking news about a murdered college football player, a young man is accused of killing the student via an app which allows users to broadcast anonymous messages.

Jake decides to take on the case once he learns the suspect is the son of a high school friend.

Meanwhile, Levi is troubled by photos and information revealed during Oscar’s interview from jail.

Notorious stars Piper Perabo as Julia George, Daniel Sunjata as Jake Gregorian, Kate Jennings Grant as Louise Herrick, Aimee Teegarden as Ella Benjamin, J. August Richards as Bradley Gregorian, Sepideh Moafi as Megan Byrd, Ryan Guzman as Ryan Mills, Kevin Zegers as Oscar Keaton.

Guest starring are Keean Johnson as Finn, Monica Barbara as Choloe Edwards, Zak Henri as Dax Edwards, Ramon De Ocampo as Levi Young, Kenneth Mitchell as Detective Ken Matthews, Dylan Bruno as Coach Phil Ryder, Dutch-Barre Johnson as inmate, Ray Fonseca as clerk, Marc Blucas as Eric Jessup, Michael Chambers as Lozowsky, Michael Moon as Sanchez.

“Tell Me a Secret” was written by Terrence Coli and directed by Michael Engler.

Air Date: Thursday Oct. 13, (9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.

Photos: Tell Me a Secret

 

Episode 1×03 “Friends and Other Strangers”

JULIA PUTS HER JOB ON THE LINE TO AIR A TAPE SHOWING A BELOVED ROCK STAR TAKING ADVANTAGE OF A WOMAN

“Friends and Other Strangers” – When a beloved rock star/humanitarian falls into a coma, Julia puts her job on the line to air a tape showing him taking advantage of a woman backstage at one of his concerts.

Jake represents the woman who gave the controversy-stirring tape to LHL.

Meanwhile, Louise is uncharacteristically unnerved by a news story; Ella helps Ryan track the origins of the mysterious photos sent to Julia; and stunning news is revealed about Oscar during an interview with Sarah’s brother.

Notorious stars Piper Perabo as Julia George, Daniel Sunjata as Jake Gregorian, Kate Jennings Grant as Louise Herrick, Aimee Teegarden as Ella Benjamin, J. August Richards as Bradley Gregorian, Sepideh Moafi as Megan Byrd, Ryan Guzman as Ryan Mills, Kevin Zegers as Oscar Keaton.

Guest starring are Ramon DeOcampo as Levi Young, Karan Oberoi as Alan Wells, Elyse Levesque as Alexa Downey, Toks Olagundoye as Rhonda Cole, Ingrid Rogers as Dr. Gina Matheson, Bernardo Cubria as Stephen Lake, Alan Pietruszewski as Leon, Al Coronel as Police officer, Cree Kelly as Vicki Tolliver, Brendon Garrett as director, Keedar Whittle as D.J. Davies, Michelle Farrah Huang as Erin, Alex Ashaugh as Drew, Judson Mills as Trinity, Kym Jackson as Jasmine, Chad Johnson as wounded cop, Derek Carley as David Baxter.

“Friends and Other Strangers” was written by Jennifer Cecil and directed by Mike Listo.

Air Date: Thursday Oct. 6, (9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.

Photos: Friends and Other Strangers

 

Episode 1×02 “The Perp Walk”

As Sarah’s funeral approaches, Jake’s feelings may be clouding his ability to defend and protect an out-of-control Oscar from the press. Julia wants to locate Sarah’s brother and only living family, to give Sarah a voice as well as to get an exclusive scoop on an alleged family argument. Also, Jake takes on a baby kidnapping and the mother’s appearance on LHL uncovers an unexpected lead. Meanwhile, Sean “Diddy” Combs drops by LHL to see his friend Louise Herrick, on “Notorious,” airing THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 (9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.

“Notorious” stars Piper Perabo as Julia George, Daniel Sunjata as Jake Gregorian, Kate Jennings Grant as Louise Herrick, Aimee Teegarden as Ella Benjamin, J. August Richards as Bradley Gregorian, Sepideh Moafi as Megan Byrd, Ryan Guzman as Ryan Mills, Kevin Zegers as Oscar Keaton.

Guest starring are Sean “Diddy” Combs as himself, Dilshad Vadsaria as Sarah Keaton, Ramon De Ocampo as Levi Young, Phoebe Neidhardt as Abby Rollins, Kelli Kirkland as Lori, Michael Galante as Kyle Warren, Tyler Johnson as Luke, Karan Oberoi as Alan Wells, Susan Diol as Rita Rollins, Kenneth Mitchell as Detective Matthews, TBD as man’s voice.

“The Perp Walk” was written by Josh Berman and directed by Michael Engler.

Air Date: Thursday Sept. 29, (9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network

Photos: The Perp Walk

 

Episode 1×01 “Pilot”

A POWERHOUSE TV NEWS PRODUCER CAPITALIZES ON THE NOTORIETY OF THE CLIENTS OF A CHARISMATIC DEFENSE ATTORNEY; TOGETHER THEY ATTEMPT TO CONTROL THE NATION’S HEADLINES AND THE JUSTICE SYSTEM, ON THE SERIES PREMIERE OF ‘NOTORIOUS,’ THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

Guest Starring Is Yahoo Global News Anchor, Katie Couric

“Pilot” – Powerhouse TV news producer Julia George (Piper Perabo) capitalizes on the notoriety of the clients of charismatic defense attorney Jake Gregorian (Daniel Sunjata). Together, they make great TV and determine the nation’s headlines while attempting to control the media, the justice system and ultimately each other. Behind the scenes, the people surrounding Jake and Julia are driven to advance their own professional and personal agendas, in a world where motives are suspect and morality is subjective, on the series premiere of “Notorious,” airing THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 (9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.

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.

“Notorious” stars Piper Perabo as Julia George, Daniel Sunjata as Jake Gregorian, Kate Jennings Grant as Louise Herrick, Aimee Teegarden as Ella Benjamin, J. August Richards as Bradley Gregorian, Sepideh Moafi as Megan Byrd, Ryan Guzman as Ryan Mills, Kevin Zegers as Oscar Keaton.

Guest starring are Katie Couric as herself, Ramon De Ocampo as Levi, Dilshad Vadsaria as Sarah Keaton, Marc Blucas as Eric Jessup, Lisa Arrindell Anderson as Sergeant Betsy Powell, Matt Walton as Darin Mills, Candace B. Harris as Staffer, Deric Augustine as Imran, Leonard Butler as Tony the valet, Kenneth Mitchell as Detective Matthews, Corey Sorenson as Councilman Davis, Melissa Marty as reporter #1, Matt Kaminsky as reporter #2, Raquel Bell Johnson as reporter #3, Jason Tobias as Shane Newsome, Kate Levering as Cassie Manheim, Bryan Adrian as forger.

“Pilot” was written by Josh Berman and Allie Hagan and directed by Michael Engler.

Air Date: Thursday September 22 (9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT) on ABC.

Photos: Pilot

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