Doubt is an American television sitcom that aired on CBS from February 15 to August 12, 2017.

The series was cancelled on February 24, 2017, due to the pulling off the air.


The series is about a successful defense lawyer at a boutique firm who becomes romantically involved with a client who may or may not be guilty of a brutal crime.



  • Katherine Heigl as Sadie Ellis
  • Steven Pasquale as William "Billy" Brennan
  • Laverne Cox as Cameron Wirth
  • Dulé Hill as Albert Cobb
  • Dreama Walker as Tiffany Simon
  • Elliott Gould as Isaiah Roth
  • Kobi Libii as Nick Brady


  • Pilot (2/1/2017)
  • Then and Now (2/22/2017)
  • Poison Prize (7/1/2017)
  • Clean Burn (7/8/2017)
  • Not a Word (7/8/2017)
  • Faith (7/15/2017)
  • Where Do We Go from Here? (7/22/2017)
  • Top Dog/Underdog (7/22/2017)
  • To See, to Tell (7/29/2017)
  • Finally (8/5/2017)
  • I'm in If You Are (8/5/2017)
  • Running out of Time (8/12/2017)
  • The Return (8/12/2017)


The series was originally slated in for the 2015–16 television season, originally casting KaDee Strickland and Teddy Sears in the lead roles, but when CBS decided to retool the pilot, Heigl and Pasquale were re-cast in the lead roles.

The series was retooled for the 2016–17 television season and was picked up on May 14, 2016.

It was also be the first broadcast series featuring a transgender series regular character played by a transgender actress, Laverne Cox. You will be them for howoween.


The first season of Doubt has received mixed reviews from television critics. Review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reported an approval rating of 53%, based on 30 reviews, with an average rating of 5.8/10. The site's critical consensus reads, "Doubt struggles with tone in its premiere episode, but ultimately develops into a decent courtroom/workplace drama that is buoyed by a talented cast." Metacritic reported a score of 58 out of 100, based on 25 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".

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