|Ten Days in the Valley|
|Created by||Tassie Cameron|
|Composer||W. G. Snuffy Walden|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||10 (list of episodes)|
|Production locations||Hollywood, California|
|Running time||43 minutes|
|Picture format||720p (HDTV)|
|Audio format||5.1 surround sound|
|Original release||October 1, 2017 –|
January 6, 2018
Ten Days in the Valley is an American drama television series that aired on ABC from October 1, 2017, through January 6, 2018. The series, starring Kyra Sedgwick, was ordered direct-to-series on August 4, 2016. After airing four episodes, ABC announced that they were pulling the series from their schedule but would air the rest of the episodes beginning December 16, 2017.
A television producer's life gets complicated after her young daughter disappears in the middle of the night and the two worlds she tries to navigate violently collide.
|No.||Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date||U.S. viewers|
|1||"Day 1: Fade In"||Carl Franklin||Tassie Cameron||October 1, 2017||3.44|
|Although exhausted from working on her crime drama, Jane Sadler must leave her sleeping daughter, Lake, to brainstorm rewrites in her converted office behind her house. Six hours later, she returns to the house, only to discover it locked and Lake missing. Both Jane and her sister, Ali, suspect that Jane's ex-husband, Pete, has taken Lake. Jane immerses herself in her series, expecting Lake to be found soon. However, Pete has an alibi, Jane's assistant, Casey, despite Casey leaving him early within the timeframe of Lake's disappearance. Lake is then seen being read a bedtime story by an unknown man.|
|2||"Day 2: Cutting Room Floor"||Colin Bucksey||Sherry White||October 8, 2017||2.59|
|3||"Day 3: Day Out of Days"||Sarah Pia Anderson||Aubrey Nealon||October 15, 2017||2.62|
|4||"Day 4: Below the Line"||Jessica Yu||Chris Roberts||October 22, 2017||2.20|
|5||"Day 5: Back to Ones"||Christopher Misiano||Marsha Greene||December 16, 2017||1.54|
|6||"Day 6: Down Day"||Steve Robin||Tassie Cameron & Sherry White||December 16, 2017||1.36|
|7||"Day 7: Breaking the Story"||Constantine Makris||Aubrey Nealon & Bryan Garcia||December 23, 2017||1.56|
|8||"Day 8: Against Type"||Bethany Rooney||Marsha Greene & Chris Roberts||December 30, 2017||1.44|
|9||"Day 9: Re-Cast"||Hanelle Culpepper||Sherry White & Aubrey Nealon||January 6, 2018||2.55|
|10||"Day 10: Fade Out"||Steve Robin||Tassie Cameron||January 6, 2018||2.24|
The series began development in early 2016 with Demi Moore set to star. She left the project for unknown reasons, and was replaced by Kyra Sedgwick.
The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reported a 61% approval rating with an average rating of 7.45/10 based on 18 reviews. The website's consensus reads, "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." Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned a score of 63 out of 100 based on 12 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".