The series was created by Brad Simpson, and is executive-produced by Kreuk, Ilana Frank and Jocelyn Hamilton. To make matters worse, Joanna's father takes over as lead counsel and has Joanna disqualified due to a conflict of interest. Released October 10, 2006 October 13, 2006 Recorded Morrisound Studios , , 2006 Length 49: 51 chronology 2006 Burden of Truth 2006 2008 Professional ratings Review scores Source Rating Burden of Truth is a 2006 release by. Parents begin keeping their healthy kids home from school, so to quell the mounting hysteria, the High School Principal cracks down on the affected girls by suspending them from school and prevents them from attending their prom. She dispatches her case quickly and efficiently, crushing the girls and their small-town lawyer — her former high school classmate Billy Crawford Peter Mooney, Rookie Blue, Camelot. Someone has obviously gotten to their whistleblower as he's no longer willing to cooperate or help them.
Irving also serves as producer and co-producer is Tyson Caron Lovesick, Wynter. Billy attempts to get help for Shane but is forced to make an agonizing choice. Once she strong-arms him into a settlement, she must choose whether to expose his dirty little secret or not, but doing so may cost her more than she's prepared to pay. There is a chilliness in the interactions between Joanna and the rest of the town, and the pivot towards them warming to her coincides with the pivot in the narrative: when Joanna is confronted by one of the girls she was tasked with buying off, and decides to stay in Millwood to try and figure out the cause of the sickness in town. In Season 1, corporate attorney Joanna Hanley made headlines fighting for the justice of five sick girls in her hometown of Millwood. Regrettably, Joanna returns too late and finds the case in shambles, her named plaintiff removed and the class de-certified. The series debuted on the network on July 25, 2018.
Meanwhile, Bishop grew up in care homes and on the streets, and never knew his father. With the opposition breathing down their neck, Joanna and Billy scramble to salvage their suit. Adam Pettle Saving Hope, The Detail returns as showrunner and will also write on Season 2. Joanna is back on the case with more fervor than ever. When her father shows up and persuades her that Ben's offer to clean the field is the best deal she's going to get, Joanna decides to pack up to return home. They finally have enough evidence to certify as a class but it won't be an easy fight. Retrieved March 25, 2019 — via.
But when she is forced to go up against Billy Crawford, an old friend from high school, she begins to second guess the choices she has made along the path to partnership in her father's prestigious big city law firm. Joanna also realizes she may have unresolved personal business in town. Cyr January 23, 2019 2019-01-23 Joanna struggles to control the narrative of Noah's case when Lovand starts a smear campaign against him. We are delighted to begin production on another season with an impressive cast led by the remarkable Kristin Kreuk. However, she stays both to uncover the bigger conspiracy hiding the true cause of the girls' sickness and to find out the truth about why she and her father left Millwood in the first place.
The show follows Joanna Haley played by actor and executive producer Kristin Kreuk as an up-and-coming corporate attorney with a cunning and intellect that has clearly marked her for a promising future in her firm, where her enigmatic and somewhat manipulative father Alex Carter resides as a senior partner. It gives the series room to breathe and for the characters to evolve. Just ahead of its fall season rollout, which launches tonight, is already looking ahead, announcing its 2019 summer programming lineup. Additional writers on the series are Bradley Simpson, Lynn Coady, Shannon Masters, Graeme Stewart, Eric Putzer, and Laura Good. With things not looking good, Joanna risks everything by putting an unexpected witness on the stand.
Jennifer Griffin of Arrowstorm Entertainment is also producing. Relying on the expert testimony of a respected neuropsychologist, Joanna expects he'll prove once and for all that the girls have been poisoned. Not only does she learn the truth about her father, she gains the critical piece of evidence that ties the mill and their parent company to the dumping. With rising unemployment rates, tensions in town are running high, leaving Billy to retreat further away from town, but when his reckless brother Shane shows up, Billy is forced to confront childhood memories. The series is created by Bradley Simpson Rookie Blue, King and executive produced by Ilana Frank The Eleventh Hour, Saving Hope, Rookie Blue , Linda Pope Saving Hope, Rookie Blue , Jocelyn Hamilton Mary Kills People, Cardinal and Kristin Kreuk Smallville, Beauty and the Beast. Whose Line Is It Anyway? Fast-rising corporate attorney Joanna Hanley Kristin Kreuk, Smallville, Beauty and the Beast, Chuck returns to her small hometown of Millwood — a prairie town with an industrial past and uncertain future — to represent a major client in a case against some sick high school girls.
Using her professional skills as a lawyer, the heroine easily refutes all the claims made by the plaintiffs seeking to ban vaccinations and sue the corporation. Location shots were filmed in Selkirk, Manitoba, with several shots in the Riverside Grill. Partners Lisa Meeches Ojibway from Long Plain First Nation and Kyle Irving have produced 160+ hours of content. While she toys with the idea of taking a job offer at another firm, Billy works to get their case reinstated without much success. However, a shocking revelation in her personal life leads her to question everything her father has ever told her. Billy and Gerrilynn wait for an answer in their civil suit, when an unexpected visitor turns up in Millwood with an offer. However, the moment is over-shadowed by the mill's answer to her claim — they've hired her father's law firm to represent them and they plan to annihilate her.
Ten one-hour episodes were ordered. Otherwise healthy young women have been overcome with uncontrollable twitches and seizures, making life unlivable. Cyr February 13, 2019 2019-02-13 Sleepless and suppressing her grief, Joanna tries to maintain her job at Steadman Lavery while preparing for jury selection in Luna's trial. This is achieved in no small part through the interactions with her co-stars, including solo small-town lawyer and former classmate Billy Crawford, managed by a likeable if somewhat expositional Peter Mooney. It quickly becomes apparent that whatever is happening to the girls is spreading, but when the vaccine is ruled out, Joanna realizes there may be a bigger case on her hands than she thought. Series creators Dan Patterson and Mark Leveson executive produce with Jimmy Mulville, Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady and Colin Mochrie.