The BEST Episodes of Ten Days in the Valley

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 11, 2020

Network: ABC (US)

An overworked television producer and single mother is in the middle of a fractious separation when her young daughter goes missing in the middle of the night. Both her world and her controversial police series implode.

Day 4: Below the Line

#1 - Day 4: Below the Line

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 22, 2017

Jane’s belief that Pete took Lake leads her down a dark path, putting both of them in danger. Meanwhile, Bird digs further into Lake’s disappearance and begins to unravel Jane’s lies.

star 7.82
355 votes
Directors: Jessica Yu
Writers: Chris Roberts
Day 7: Breaking the Story

#2 - Day 7: Breaking the Story

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 23, 2017

Jane and Bird catch a break in the case when they revisit the scene of the Casita raid that started it all. Meanwhile, Ali learns some surprising news about Tom; and Jane discovers a shocking development about Gus.

star 7.72
229 votes
Writers: Aubrey Nealon, Bryan Garcia
Day 5: Back To Ones

#3 - Day 5: Back To Ones

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 16, 2017

As the investigation continues and Jane’s suspicions grow, she’s more determined than ever to do anything to get her daughter back, including changing every detail of her show’s series finale. Meanwhile, a guilt-stricken Pete inadvertently pushes Tom toward writing a career-making story.

star 7.68
252 votes
Writers: Marsha Greene
Day 8: Against Type

#4 - Day 8: Against Type

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 30, 2017

Jane’s search for Lake reaches a climax. Meanwhile, Ali finds herself in an unexpected situation with PJ, Jane’s drug dealer.

star 7.67
209 votes
Directors: Bethany Rooney
Writers: Chris Roberts, Marsha Greene
Day 3: Day Out of Days

#5 - Day 3: Day Out of Days

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 15, 2017

A breakthrough in the investigation sends Detective Bird and Jane to the studio to question the production team on her hit show. Meanwhile, Pete goes on the attack in a rash display of anguish – or guilt.

star 7.65
374 votes
Writers: Aubrey Nealon
Day 10: Fade Out

#6 - Day 10: Fade Out

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 6, 2018

Jane finds herself in immediate danger when the kidnapper’s identity is discovered. Bird’s investigation connects him to new evidence that leads to a shocking confrontation. Meanwhile, Ali reveals a secret to Pete; and Tom has to make a choice between family and his career.

star 7.65
203 votes
Directors: Steve Robin
Writers: Tassie Cameron
Day 6: Down Day

#7 - Day 6: Down Day

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 16, 2017

Jane and Ali get a surprise phone call about who has Lake, but when the call is abruptly cut short, Jane has no way of tracing the call without going to the police. However, the only cop she is willing to trust is Gus, so she needs to find him – fast.

star 7.64
237 votes
Directors: Steve Robin
Writers: Sherry White, Tassie Cameron
Day 9: Recast

#8 - Day 9: Recast

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 6, 2018

Jane flees town for her own protection while Bird continues to work the case. Meanwhile, Ali tries to keep the peace with Pete; and Red’s identity is revealed.

star 7.63
210 votes
Writers: Hanelle Culpepper
Day 1: Fade In

#9 - Day 1: Fade In

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 1, 2017

Emmy Award-winning actress Kyra Sedgwick (“The Closer”) stars in “Ten Days in the Valley” as Jane Sadler, an overworked television producer and single mother in the middle of a fractious separation. When her young daughter goes missing in the middle of the night, Jane’s world – and her controversial police TV show – implodes. Life imitates art: everything is a mystery, everyone has a secret and no one can be trusted.

star 7.58
626 votes
Directors: Carl Franklin
Writers: Tassie Cameron
Day 2: Cutting Room Floor

#10 - Day 2: Cutting Room Floor

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 8, 2017

After seeing the security-camera footage of PJ staking out her house the night that Lake went missing, Jane goes on a desperate search to find PJ and question him. Meanwhile, Bird learns the truth about Lake’s nanny; plus Pete, Ali and Tom canvas the neighborhood trying to find Lake.

star 7.51
474 votes
Directors: Colin Bucksey
Writers: Sherry White