Slow TV Pioneer Series Rectify Concludes with Extended Finale!


SundanceTV’s Peabody Award-winning series Rectify – the story of a man who got out of prison because of a technicality and has since been trying to make sense of his life and future – concludes its four season run on Wednesday, December 14th (10/9C).

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“‘Rectify’ is probably the most urbane, poised and exquisitely delivered drama on television of the past 10 years.”  – John Doyle, The Globe and Mail

“‘Rectify’ is a quiet marvel.”Emily Nussbaum, The New Yorker

The extended final episode of SundanceTV’s critically acclaimed series, “Rectify,” airs on Wednesday, December 14 at 10:00 p.m. ET/9:00 p.m. CT.  On the final episode, “All I’m Sayin’,” Daniel begins to appreciate his progress as he realizes what his new life may look like. The old life is quickly disappearing for Teddy, who knows change is unavoidable. Jon debriefs Janet and Amantha on what he has learned about Daniel’s case.

The hour-long episodic drama was created and written by Academy Award® winner Ray McKinnon (The Accountant, Chrystal) and is executive produced by McKinnon, Mark Johnson and Melissa Bernstein, the award-winning producers behind “Breaking Bad,” “Better Call Saul,” and “Halt and Catch Fire,” and Marshall Persinger (“Army Wives”). The final season will be comprised of eight episodes. Episodes throughout the season will be available the day after linear premiere via On Demand services including and the SundanceTV app. The first two episodes will be available with no log-in required.

“Rectify” stars Aden Young (Killer Elite, The Tree) as Daniel Holden; Abigail Spencer (“Timeless,” “Mad Men,” “True Detective”) as Amantha Holden, Daniel’s younger sister who, after devoting her entire adult life to securing his release, now has to find her own identity; J. Smith-Cameron (“True Blood,” Margaret) as Janet Talbot, Daniel’s loving mother who must put her family back together as best she can; Luke Kirby (Take This Waltz, “Show Me A Hero,” “Slings & Arrows,” and “Touched With Fire”) as Jon Stern, Daniel’s lawyer who works for an organization dedicated to exonerating the wrongfully convicted; Clayne Crawford (“Lethal Weapon,” A Walk to Remember, “24”) as Ted Talbot, Jr., Daniel’s stepbrother and the person with whom he has the most complicated relationship; Adelaide Clemens (Silent Hill: Revelation 3D, The Great Gatsby) as Tawney, Ted’s kind-hearted wife who relates the most to Daniel; Bruce McKinnon (Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, Lawless) as Daniel’s stepfather Ted, Sr.; Jake Austin Walker (“Fear the Walking Dead,” The Chaperone) as Daniel’s half-brother Jared and JD Evermore (“True Detective,” “The Walking Dead”) as Sherriff Daggett, who is searching for the truth around Daniel’s conviction armed only with the information he can piece together 20 years later.

Rectify Marathon Schedule:

Season four: Wednesday, December 14th beginning at 2:15 p.m. ET/1:15 p.m. CT, leading into the season four finale

Photo of Abigail Spencer as Amantha Holden courtesy of SundanceTV