6.6/10
3,639
18 user 5 critic

Deception 

A female detective returns undercover to the wealthy family she grew up in -- as the maid's daughter to solve the murder of the notorious heiress who was once her closest friend.

Creator:

Liz Heldens
Reviews
Popularity
4,165 ( 246)

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
2013  

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

The Mob Doctor (2012–2013)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A young thoracic surgeon becomes indebted to the South Chicago mafia and is forced to moonlight as a mob doctor, while also working full time at Chicago's most prominent hospital.

Stars: Jordana Spiro, William Forsythe, James Carpinello
Wicked City (2015)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A pair of LAPD detectives track down serial killers terrorizing the Sunset Strip.

Stars: Jeremy Sisto, Taissa Farmiga, Gabriel Luna
Necessary Roughness (2011–2013)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A Long Island psychotherapist's personal life unravels when she finds her husband cheating. Diving fully into her work, Dr. Dani Santino soon finds herself as the most sought-after ... See full summary »

Stars: Scott Cohen, Callie Thorne, Mehcad Brooks
Betrayal (2013–2014)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Centers on Sara, an unhappily married photographer who begins a torrid affair with Jack, a lawyer for a powerful family.

Stars: Hannah Ware, Henry Thomas, Wendy Moniz-Grillo
Emily Owens M.D. (2012–2013)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A young doctor realizes that working as an intern in a big hospital is very much the same as being in high school.

Stars: Mamie Gummer, Justin Hartley, Aja Naomi King
Gracepoint (TV Mini-Series 2014)
Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

When a young boy is found dead on an idyllic beach, a major police investigation gets underway in the small California seaside town where the tragedy occurred. Soon deemed a homicide, the case sparks a media frenzy, which throws the boy's family into further turmoil and upends the lives of all of the town's residents.

Stars: David Tennant, Anna Gunn, Virginia Kull
Red Widow (2013)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A widow learns that her husband was a mobster, and soon finds herself in the world of organized crime as she takes her revenge on those who murdered him.

Stars: Radha Mitchell, Sterling Beaumon, Clifton Collins Jr.
Deception (2018)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A famed magician uses his skills of deception to assist the FBI in solving high-profile cases.

Stars: Jack Cutmore-Scott, Ilfenesh Hadera, Lenora Crichlow
State of Affairs (2014–2015)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A CIA officer plucked from the field to become the president's daily briefer, assuming responsibility for targeting America's most critical threats while navigating the unique lifestyle that comes with such a high-powered job.

Stars: Katherine Heigl, Alfre Woodard, Adam Kaufman
Prime Suspect (2011–2012)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

About Jane Timoney, an iconoclastic female detective who has to make her bones in a tough New York precinct that is dominated by men.

Stars: Maria Bello, Brían F. O'Byrne, Kirk Acevedo
Legends (2014–2015)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Follows a deep-cover operative named Martin Odum, who has an uncanny ability to transform himself into a different person for each job. But his own identity comes into question when a ... See full summary »

Stars: Sean Bean, Morris Chestnut, Ali Larter
Women's Murder Club (2007–2008)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A homicide detective, a medical examiner, a newspaper reporter and a young assistant district attorney work together to solve homicide investigations.

Stars: Angie Harmon, Laura Harris, Paula Newsome
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Meagan Good ...  Joanna Locasto 11 episodes, 2013
Laz Alonso ...  Will Moreno 11 episodes, 2013
Tate Donovan ...  Edward Bowers 11 episodes, 2013
Wes Brown ...  Julian Bowers 11 episodes, 2013
Katherine LaNasa ...  Sophia Bowers 11 episodes, 2013
Ella Rae Peck ...  Mia Bowers 11 episodes, 2013
Marin Hinkle ...  Samantha Bowers 11 episodes, 2013
Victor Garber ...  Robert Bowers 11 episodes, 2013
John Larroquette ...  Sen. Dwight Haverstock 9 episodes, 2013
Michael Drayer ...  Gabe 9 episodes, 2013
Tom Lipinski ...  Ben Preswick 8 episodes, 2013
David A. Gregory ...  Kyle Farrell 8 episodes, 2013
Bree Williamson ...  Vivian Lawson 6 episodes, 2013
David Gelles ...  Aaron / ... 6 episodes, 2013
Anna Wood ...  Nichole Frishette 6 episodes, 2013
Paloma Guzmán ...  Audrey Cruz 5 episodes, 2013
John Pyper-Ferguson ...  Wyatt Scott 5 episodes, 2013
Scott Bryce ...  Frank Drexler 5 episodes, 2013
Christina Jackson ...  Young Joanna 5 episodes, 2013
Sterling Jerins ...  Lily Bowers 5 episodes, 2013
Lily Pilblad ...  Hunter Bowers 5 episodes, 2013
Geoffrey Cantor ...  Tom Vanderfield 5 episodes, 2013
Edit

Storyline

A female detective, Joanna Locasto returns back to a wealthy family her mother used to work for to uncover the murder of Vivian Bowers. Vivian Bowers was once her best friend and she is determined to solve her murder case. As the maids daughter, Joanna searchers out to find out everything she can about the Bowers. During the time of searching, she uncovers some of the most shocking things she never though her best friend would do.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

To find the truth, she'll become a lie.


Certificate:

TV-14
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 January 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Notorious See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Became only the second network TV drama to star a black actress since Get Christie Love! (1974) following Scandal: Bí mat tham do (2012). See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Worth Taking a Look At.
17 March 2013 | by lvrt1234-577-958627See all my reviews

I normally don't write reviews. In fact for TV I never write reviews. I'm not a TV watcher. Very seldom do I find a television show worth my time or interest and usually I just don't remember when the show is on. But this show is very different.

I started watching because of Meagan Good. I've seen her off and on in movies and she never really stood out for me. That's not to say that she's not a good actress because she is. I would say after seeing Deception it is the roles she had that was the problem not Meagan. After watching the pilot I was hooked. The story line of a young woman being murdered and the search for her killer is the major plot of the story unfortunately for the murdered woman, Vivian I didn't really care but after taking in the full hour of the show I found that the characters' interaction is what makes this show well worth the time spent.

This is a dysfunctional family in the purest sense of the word and those in it are the most unique characters I've ever seen. Each one has a personality that comes across the scene larger than life and will pull you into their world so fast that I found myself thinking about them long after the episode as ended.

The dialogue at times is wonderfully memorable and the situations Joanna (Meagan Good) finds herself in will pull your attention every time. Several of the episodes did drag, and parts of the focus of the episode left me not really caring but the later episodes were great and the show seems to have hit a stride that should make it an excellent candidate for a new season. If this show is renewed I will be right there watching every new episode.


6 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 18 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed