Corporate attorney Joanna Chang made headlines fighting for the justice of five sick girls in her hometown Millwood, now she finds herself at a top law firm in Winnipeg ready to make a fresh start away from her previous firm. There, a new client draws her into the shadowy world of hackers, activists, and a political movement that won’t take any prisoners, she eventually becomes a killer’s target. Her father tries to assist her, and leads to an event that will change both their lives forever.
The CW announced today that Burden of Truth has been picked up for a third season. The good news comes just ahead of the Canadian-produced drama's sophomore run, which begins this Sunday.
Kristin Kreuk stars in the series as Joanna Hanley, an up-and-coming corporate attorney who returns to her hometown of Millwood, a prairie town with an industrial past, to represent a major client in a case against a group of sick high school girls. But after winning the case handily, Joanna learns that the girls are actually sicker than previously thought, and stays around to look for answers.
The third season of Burden of Truth on The CW appeared likely, as it had already been renewed for Season 3 by Canada's CBC in March. Look for the show to return as part of The CW's summer lineup in 2020.