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The FBI estimates there are currently over 300 active serial killers in the United States. What would happen if these killers had a way of communicating and connecting with each other? What if they were able to work together and form alliances across the country? What if one brilliant psychotic serial killer was able to bring them all together and activate a following?

When notorious serial killer Joe Carroll (James Purefoy) escapes from death row and embarks on a new killing spree, the FBI calls former agent Ryan Hardy (Kevin Bacon) to consult on the case. Having since withdrawn from the public eye, Hardy was responsible for Carroll's capture nine years ago, after Carroll murdered 14 female students on the Virginia college campus where he taught literature. Read more >

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Promo for "Betrayal" THE FOLLOWING


Main Characters

Ryan Hardy · Joe Carroll · Claire Matthews · Debra Parker · Mike Weston · Emma Hill · Paul Torres · Jacob Wells · Joey Matthews

Recurring Characters

Scott Turner · Rick Kester · Troy Riley · Megan Leeds · Jordy Raines · Deidre Mitchell


Season 1: "Pilot" · "Chapter Two" · "The Poet's Fire" · "Mad Love" · "The Siege" · "The Fall" · "Let Me Go" · "Welcome Home" · "Love Hurts" · "Guilt" · "Whips & Regret" · "The Curse" · "Havenport"· "The End is Near" · "The Final Chapter"


Timeline: Pre-Escape · Post-Escape
The Followers · Flashbacks · Edgar Allen Poe


Kevin Bacon · James Purefoy · Annie Parisse · Natalie Zea · Shawn Ashmore · Valorie Curry · Adan Canto · Nico Tortorella · Kyle Catlett

Recurring Cast

John Lafayette · Michael Drayer · Billy Brown · Li Jun Li · Steve Monroe · Chinasa Ogbuagu



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