What is anthology drama series Accused on FOX about?

ACCUSED: Michael Chiklis as Dr. Scott Corbett in THE ACCUSED premiering on FOX. 2022 Fox Media LLC. CR: Steve Wilkie/FOX
ACCUSED: Michael Chiklis as Dr. Scott Corbett in THE ACCUSED premiering on FOX. 2022 Fox Media LLC. CR: Steve Wilkie/FOX /
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January means FOX’s midseason schedule begins. Throughout the month, multiple shows have either come back from their hiatuses or we’ve gotten the premiere of a new series! The latest addition to the network is new crime anthology, Accused. The show premiered on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023. Episode 2 is set to air on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023 for the show’s regular timeslot going forward.

Since it is an anthology, the show has lots of actors that round out the full cast list! Some of them include Michael Chiklis as Dr. Scott Corbett, Jill Hennessy as Lynn Corbett, Oakes Fegley as Hunter Corbett, Robert Wisdom as Mitch Becker, Whitney Cummings as Brenda, Abigail Breslin as Esme Brewer, Aisha Dee as Aaliyah Harris, Rachel Bilson, Jack Davenport, Jason Ritter, and more.

The show is created by Jimmy McGovern and is based on the British series of the same name. Alex Gansa, David Shore, Glenn Geller, Erin Gunn, Jacob Cohen-Holmes, Jimmy McGovern, Sita Williams, Roxy Spencer, and Louise Pedersen all take on executive producer duties.

If you haven’t checked it out yet, you might be wondering what you can expect to see. We’ve got the answer for you below!

What is Accused on FOX about?

Over the course of the season, Accused will tell 15 different stories that feature different crimes in different cities. According to FOX, each episode starts in the courtroom and viewers will learn why the defendant is on trial throughout the episode through flashbacks. The series portrays how “ordinary people get caught up in extraordinary circumstances,” and how impulsive decisions can impact multiple lives.

Check out the trailer below:

Have you watched the drama yet on premiere day? Will you be tuning in to the rest of the season? Let us know your thoughts in the comments!

Accused airs new episodes Tuesday nights at 9 p.m. ET on FOX.

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