Cult: Season 1 (2013)

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Critic Consensus: Ambitious but convoluted, Cult is an overly complicated thriller that has some intriguing moments but mostly keeps the audience at arm's length.

Episodes

Air date: Feb 19, 2013
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Air date: Jun 28, 2013
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Air date: Jul 5, 2013

Season Info

The CW series "Cult" stars Matthew Davis as Jeff Sefton, an online reporter who dedicates himself to finding his brother when the sibling goes missing. He follows the clues and discovers that a small group of fans of a fictional TV show called Cult may be committing horrible crimes related to their favorite show. Jeff teams up with Skye Yarrow (Jessica Lucas), who works on the series to uncover the truth. Meanwhile, there is drama on the set of the show-within-the-show as the nefarious, … More

Cast

Alona Tal
Alona Tal
as Kelly Collins
Jessica Lucas
Jessica Lucas
as Skye Yarrow
Matthew Davis
Matthew Davis
as Jeff Sefton
Robert Knepper
Robert Knepper
as Roger Reeves/Billy G...
Sheila Vand
Sheila Vand
as Allegra
Aisha Hinds
Aisha Hinds
as Sakelik
Erica Gimpel
Erica Gimpel
as Skye's Mother
Brigid Brannagh
Brigid Brannagh
as Annabelle
Eric Lange
Eric Lange
as Cameron
Shauna Johannesen
Shauna Johannesen
as Edie MacDonald
Teryl Rothery
Teryl Rothery
as Edie's Mother
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Critic Reviews for Cult: Season 1

All Critics (24) | Top Critics (14)

Cult appears to want to comment on the nature of the relationships between TV creators and TV consumers but keeps falling down the bumpy rabbit hole of its contrived plot.

Full Review… | February 20, 2013
Huffington Post

Consider my curiosity piqued.

Full Review… | February 19, 2013
TV Fanatic

I want to know more about the things that just snap right off. But I don't care. There's no character in Cult or the Cult-within-Cult who I care about. I don't care about the superficial semi-satire of Hollywood.

Full Review… | February 19, 2013
HitFix

It's worth a chance, especially if you're the type who gets bored by the standard show on television. Because if nothing else, Cult is as original as they come.

Full Review… | February 19, 2013
Zap2it.com

This is not an easy show to watch, not because of its ambition, but because it's just so pointlessly mysterious.

Full Review… | February 19, 2013
Boston Herald

Cult is too complicated for its own good, and not satisfying enough to make it worth figuring out, especially since so many shows with convoluted premises have short lifespans.

Full Review… | February 19, 2013
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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