‘Secrets and Lies’ Episode Guide (Oct. 16): Eric Continues to Uncover Pieces of Kate’s Hidden Life

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‘Secrets and Lies’ Episode Guide (Oct. 16): Eric Continues to Uncover Pieces of Kate’s Hidden Life

“The Liar” (10/16/16) – Eric attempts to track down Kate’s missing assistant, Liam, only to find out that he is not at all who he said he was. But was Kate on to him or not? A secret rendezvous Kate had at a sleazy motel only poses more questions about who murdered her.

Meanwhile, Cornell confronts Eric with explosive information obtained by questioning his ex-girlfriend Tina Sawyer. Finally, Eric pursues a woman who may have ties to Liam, only to find that someone has gotten there first, on “Secrets and Lies,” airing SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16 (9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.

Guest starring in this episode are Eric Winter as Neil Oliver, McNally Sagal as May Stone, Romy Rosemont as Belinda Peterson, Graham Phillips as Liam Connors, Carter MacIntyre as Shane Campbell and Remy Nozik as Carrie-Ann.

“The Liar” was written by Pamela Davis & Noah Nelson and directed by Constantine Makris.

Detective Cornell also has cast a wide net over the whole Warner family. There’s Eric’s charming and lovable finance-magnate father, John Warner (Terry O’Quinn). The father of three children, he built his private equity firm on a model of honesty and morality, but Kate’s death puts his succession plans on hold, and he may find that his stunning business achievement is really a house of cards.

Amanda Warner Young (Mekia Cox), Eric’s sister, married to a prominent Charlotte surgeon, is working as a criminal attorney for the Public Defender’s office. She is well versed in what happens when Detective Cornell targets someone and is fiercely protective of Eric.

Patrick Warner (Charlie Barnett) is the youngest child in the family, working side-by-side with his father and brother as an analyst in the company. He is a lovable loser – and a functioning alcoholic – who has had to live in Eric’s shadow all of his life.

Danny (Kenny Johnson) is not a part of the Warner family, but he is complicating Eric’s already complex life. Burdened with his own secrets and lies, Danny, who is also a possible suspect in Kate’s death, is on a mission, and he will stop at nothing until it is complete.

The Warner family members aren’t the only ones hiding secrets. Detective Cornell must deal with her own dark revelations.

Who ultimately killed Kate? And what will people do to keep their most intimate, devastating indiscretions from ruining their lives? How well do you know your spouse? Father? Sister? Brother? The emotional rollercoaster ride is about to begin for Eric Warner. Did he or didn’t he kill Kate?

ABC.com’s digital companion series, “Cornell: Confidential” offers fans an intimate look into the investigation; often teasing additional clues, scenes and jaw dropping cliffhangers. “Cornell: Confidential” will be available each week immediately following the East Coast broadcast of “Secrets and Lies”on ABC.com/SecretsandLies and the ABC app.

This season’s cast includes Juliette Lewis (“August Osage County”) as Detective Andrea Cornell, Michael Ealy (“The Perfect Guy,” “Think Like A Man,” “About Last Night”) as Eric Warner, Terry O’Quinn (“Lost,” Amazon’s upcoming series “The Patriot”) as John Warner, Mekia Cox (“Crazy Stupid Love”) as Amanda Warner, Charlie Barnett (“Chicago Fire,” “Chicago P.D.”) as Patrick Warner, Kenny Johnson (“The Shield,” “Sons of Anarchy”) as Danny and Jordana Brewster (“Furious 7”) as Kate Warner.

Barbie Kligman (“Private Practice”) developed the mystery thriller, which is based on the original Australian series “Secrets & Lies,” created by Stephen Irwin.

Executive producers are Kligman for Avenue K Productions, Aaron Kaplan “American Housewife,” “Life and Pieces,” and “Divorce” (upcoming HBO series starring Sarah Jessica Parker) for Kapital Entertainment, Tracey Robertson and Nathan Mayfield for Hoodlum Entertainment. “Secrets and Lies” is produced by ABC Studios.

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