The BEST episodes of Notorious (2016)

Every episode of Notorious (2016) ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Notorious (2016)!

Follows the professional and personal relationship between a charismatic attorney and a powerhouse television producer as they attempt to control the media, the justice system, and ultimately - each other.

Last Updated: 5/19/2024Network: ABC (US)Status: Ended
548 votes

#1 - Chase

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/3/2016

After Jake’s dramatic arrest on LHL for Sarah’s murder, he seeks refuge from the paparazzi at Julia’s home while Bradley and Ella work frantically to clear his name. Later, Jake discovers a terrible truth and goes to great lengths to find the person he now suspects is the real killer.

Directors: Chad Lowe
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508 votes

#2 - Choice

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/17/2016

Jake furiously works different angles of the murder case against Maya Hartman, daughter of disgraced news anchor Dana Hartman. He thinks Dana could help by pleading her daughter's case on LHL, even though Louise hijacked a previous interview by showing a sex tape of Dana with Maya's boyfriend. Max is against Louise and Julia's dangerous and clandestine trip to Mexico to get the LHL exclusive with drug kingpin Carlos Mora aka "El Toro".

Directors: J. Miller Tobin
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Kept and Broken
580 votes

#3 - Kept and Broken

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/27/2016

After his affair with Sarah is exposed on live TV, Jake learns a troubling secret about his former lover and is blindsided by new allegations. Meanwhile, the media fervor over a wealthy missing girl prompts Julia to undertake a personal search for a lesser-known victim whose life is in danger.

Directors: Anton Cropper
Writer: Tom Mularz
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573 votes

#4 - Missing

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/20/2016

Jake and Julia search for the biological parents of an unborn baby. Meanwhile, Julia worries if a scathing LHL interview triggered a horrific incident; and Oscar learns the truth about Sarah and Jake’s affair.

Directors: Larry Shaw
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Tell Me a Secret
595 votes

#5 - Tell Me a Secret

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/13/2016

After Megan provides Julia with breaking news about a murdered college football player, a young man is accused of killing the student via an app which allows users to broadcast anonymous messages. Jake decides to take on the case once he learns the suspect is the son of a high school friend. Meanwhile, Levi is troubled by photos and information revealed during Oscar's interview from jail,

Directors: Michael Engler
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The Burn Book
523 votes

#6 - The Burn Book

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/10/2016

Disgraced and former TV news host Dana Hartman turns to Julia and Jake for help when her rebellious daughter becomes a suspect in the murder of her aspiring filmmaker boyfriend. Singer and reality-star Ray J (playing himself) gets caught up in the case when he announces the murder weapon belonged to him.

Directors: Kevin Sullivan
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The Perp Walk
744 votes

#7 - The Perp Walk

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/29/2016

As Sarah's funeral approaches, Jake's feelings may be clouding his ability to defend and protect an out-of-control Oscar from the press. Julia wants to locate Sarah's brother and only living family, to give Sarah a voice as well as to get an exclusive scoop on an alleged family argument. Also, Jake takes on a baby kidnapping and the mother's appearance on LHL uncovers an unexpected lead. Meanwhile, Sean "Diddy" Combs drops by LHL to see his friend Louise Herrick.

Directors: Michael Engler
Writer: Josh Berman
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Friends and Other Strangers
627 votes

#8 - Friends and Other Strangers

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/6/2016

When a beloved rock star/humanitarian falls into a coma, Julia puts her job on the line to air a tape showing him taking advantage of a woman backstage at one of his concerts. Jake represents the woman who gave the controversy-stirring tape to LHL. Meanwhile, Louise is uncharacteristically unnerved by a news story; Ella helps Ryan track the origins of the mysterious photos sent to Julia; and stunning news is revealed about Oscar during an interview with Sarah's brother.

Directors: Mike Listo
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461 votes

#9 - Taken

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/8/2016

Season Finale. When Julia is mistakenly taken hostage by Mexican cartel leader Carlos Mora, Jake and LHL take extreme measures to ensure her safe return. Mora says he will release her and a fellow journalist if she produces an interview that would advance his propaganda.

Directors: James Whitmore
Writer: Allie Hagan
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923 votes

#10 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/22/2016

When Julia learns an internet mogul has been issued an arrest warrant for leaving the scene of a hit-and-run, she gets the scoop on the story; Julia surprises the mogul's lawyer, Jake Gregorian, during a live interview.partner Ella Benjamin in his quest for getting ahead. Jake’s brother and law partner, Bradley Gregorian, takes on a blackmail case involving a politician, and LHL’s junior producer, Megan Byrd, receives surprising information about Julia’s fiancé.

Directors: Michael Engler
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