Ten Days in the Valley: Season 1 (2017)


Season 1
Ten Days in the Valley

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Ten Days in the Valley's instantly tense delivery of familiar material leads to an intriguing character study and engrossing mystery despite naggingly untapped potential.

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Critic Ratings: 22

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User Ratings: 78

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Air date: Oct 1, 2017

In the series premiere of this mystery, Jane's young daughter goes missing in the midst of Jane's tempestuous separation from her husband. Meanwhile, the controversial police TV show Jane is producing implodes.

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Air date: Oct 8, 2017

Jane goes on a desperate search to find PJ and question him after seeing security-camera footage of him staking out her house. Meanwhile, Bird learns the truth about Lake's nanny; and Pete, Ali and Tom canvas the neighborhood trying to find Lake.

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Air date: Oct 15, 2017

A breakthrough in the investigation sends Det. Bird and Jane to the studio to question the production team on her show. Meanwhile, Pete goes on the attack in a rash display of anguish—or guilt.

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Air date: Oct 22, 2017

Jane goes down a dark path due to her belief that Pete took Lake, and this leads to danger. Meanwhile, Bird digs further into Lake's disappearance and begins to unravel Jane's lies.

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Air date: Dec 16, 2017

As the investigation continues and Jane's suspicions grow, she's more determined than ever to do anything to get her daughter back, including changing every detail of her show's series finale. Meanwhile, a guilt-stricken Pete inadvertently pushes Tom toward writing a career-making story.

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Air date: Dec 16, 2017

Jane and Ali get a surprise phone call about who has Lake, but then the call is abruptly cut short, leaving Jane no way of tracing it without going to the police. However, the only cop she is willing to trust is Gus, so she needs to find him quickly.

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Air date: Dec 23, 2017

Jane and Bird catch a break in the case when they revisit the scene of the Casita raid that started it all. Meanwhile, Ali learns some surprising news about Tom; and Jane discovers a shocking development about Gus.

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Air date: Dec 30, 2017

Jane's search for Lake reaches a climax. Meanwhile, Ali finds herself in an unexpected situation with PJ, Jane's drug dealer.

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Air date: Jan 6, 2018

Jane flees town for her own protection while Bird continues to work the case. Meanwhile, Ali tries to keep the peace with Pete; and Red's identity is revealed.

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Air date: Jan 6, 2018

In the Season 1 finale, Jane finds herself in immediate danger when the kidnapper's identity is discovered. Bird's investigation connects him to new evidence that leads to a shocking confrontation. Meanwhile, Ali reveals a secret to Pete; and Tom has to make a choice between family and his career

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Tv Season Info

Jane Sadler (Kyra Sedgwick), an overworked TV producer and former documentarist, finds her already busy life become more complicated when her daughter Lake (Abigail Pniowsky) vanishes from their home. But a deeper mystery seems to surround the circumstances behind Lake's disappearance. It's up to Detective John Bird (Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje) to sort out the lies from the truth and find Lake before it's too late, even as Jane attempts to take matters into her own hands. "Ten Days in the Valley" also stars Kick Gurry as Pete Greene, Erika Christensen as Ali Petrovich, Josh Randal as Tom Petrovich, Malcolm-Jamal Warner as Matt Walker, and Francois Battiste as Gus Tremblay.

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Critic Reviews for Ten Days in the Valley Season 1

All Critics (22) | Top Critics (12)

There's a sense of withholding information that feels like the show taking the audience hostage, too. Even so, it might not have been a problem with a little more focus to the plan.

Oct 2, 2017 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
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Compelling character study/suspenser from creator Tassie Cameron.

Oct 2, 2017 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…
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It's well-made enough that I could see anyone who got into stuff like Secrets & Lies engaging with it. And Sedgwick is always solid.

Oct 25, 2017 | Full Review…

The estimable Kyra Sedgwick stars in this intriguing but initially frustrating abduction-mystery series.

Nov 7, 2018 | Full Review…

Fortunately for us all, Jane is portrayed by Kyra Sedgwick, whose performance here is nothing less than masterful.

Oct 25, 2017 | Rating: B | Full Review…
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The harder it tries to come off as serious and deep, the more this derivative drama is infused with an air of faintly ridiculous overreach. It's a mess.

Oct 2, 2017 | Full Review…
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Ten Days in the Valley treads over quite a bit of familiar territory.

Oct 30, 2018 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

I didn't understand the point. Not to say that I don't think that they'll get there, but the very first episode I just didn't understand why I was watching. Why does the audience care?

Aug 28, 2018 | Full Review…

You don't need to have everyone hiding a secret to make a compelling show, the ten days this show will cover may not be enough to service all these stories.

Dec 20, 2017 | Full Review…

This wants to be Serious Drama; it's more like Bad Soap Opera.

Oct 21, 2017 | Full Review…

Compelling mystery show has drugs, innuendo, mature themes.

Oct 3, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Ten Days seems familiar but intense.

Oct 2, 2017 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Ten Days in the Valley: Season 1

  • Dec 12, 2018
    I watch plenty of dark and gritty shows with flawed main characters but I couldn't get into this show at all because I felt no empathy for the main character; the mother played by Kyra Sedgewick. And it just felt too forced trying to humanise the other characters so that the audience would connect in some way; the sister having fertility treatment, the assistant who's sneaking around with the ex but feels bad about it. I just didn't care.
  • Jan 09, 2018
    Ten Days in the Valley felt like Ten YEARS in the Valley. They could have fit this story into a two-hour movie (made for Lifetime movie). What a waste of Kyra Sedgwick.
  • Jan 07, 2018
    My husband and I really liked this series. It is on the edge suspenseful and it's a tremendous cast all the way around.
  • Jan 07, 2018
    Story of a horrible mother and lazy show runner/producer who's daughter is kidnapped while she's getting coked up. Tons of implausible conspiracies and title character thinks she's edgy because she's in her 50s and wears "Chucks".
  • Jan 07, 2018
    Waiting for next season
  • Jan 06, 2018
    Hope for second season, love Kyra
  • Oct 26, 2017
    VERY GOOD SHOW REALLY KEEPS YOU INTERESTED
  • Oct 24, 2017
    I like Kyra Sedrick and most of the actors/actresses but the show is so slow!
  • Oct 23, 2017
    Solid show with great acting, you definitely have to stick it out until episode 4 where it really picks up with an intense turn of events.
  • Oct 23, 2017
    I love Keira; however, I am so disappointed in this TV series; perhaps, a subsequent project will be far better.

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