BIG LITTLE LIES EPISODES

Upcoming episodes:

Episode #7: “You Get What You Need” (finale)

Debut: SUNDAY, APRIL 2 (9:00–10:00 p.m. ET/PT)

After yet another fight, Celeste (Nicole Kidman) makes a bold move. Before the school’s long-awaited fall fundraiser, Madeline (Reese Witherspoon) deals with fallout from her past, while Jane (Shailene Woodley) learns who’s really been hurting Amabella (Ivy George) at school.

Written by David E. Kelley; directed by Jean-Marc Vallée.

Photos (L-R): Nicole Kidman; Shailene Woodley, Reese Witherspoon; James Tupper
Photos (L-R): Zoe Kravitz; Laura Dern, Jeffrey Nordling; Nicole Kidman, Alexander Skarsgård
Photos: Iain Armitage, Shailene Woodley; Reese Witherspoon (Credit for all: Hilary Bronwyn Gayle/HBO). Please note these are promotional photos for press only.

Episode #6: “Burning Love”

Debut: SUNDAY, MARCH 26 (9:00–10:00 p.m.)

Madeline (Reese Witherspoon) worries about the can of worms she’s opened for Jane (Shailene Woodley). Jane confronts Renata (Laura Dern). Bonnie (Zoë Kravitz) tells Nathan (James Tupper) about a secret project Abigail (Kathryn Newton) has been working on. Meanwhile, Ed (Adam Scott) and Madeline have a frank conversation about the lack of passion in their marriage.

Written by David E. Kelley; directed by Jean-Marc Vallée.

Photos (L-R): Nicole Kidman, Nicholas Crovetti, Cameron Crovetti; Reese Witherspoon; James Tupper, Reese Witherspoon, Adam Scott
Photos (L-R): Zoe Kravitz; Alexander Skarsgård; Kathryn Newton
Photos: Reese Witherspoon, Adam Scott; Jeffrey Nordling, Laura Dern, Shailene Woodley (Credit for all: Hilary Bronwyn Gayle/HBO). Please note these are promotional photos for press only.

Episode #5: “Once Bitten”

Debut: SUNDAY, MARCH 19 (9:00–10:00 p.m.)

Madeline (Reese Witherspoon) receives encouraging news about the play from her director, Joseph Bachman (Santiago Cabrera), but is left concerned by his newly icy demeanor. Principal Nippal (P.J. Byrne) and Ms. Barnes (Virginia Kull) share their conclusions about Ziggy (Iain Armitage) and Amabella (Ivy George) with Jane (Shailene Woodley). Celeste (Nicole Kidman) has a solo session with Dr. Reisman (Robin Weigert), who tries to get to the bottom of her relationship with Perry (Alexander Skarsgård).

Written by David E. Kelley; directed by Jean-Marc Vallée.

Photos (L-R): Reese Witherspoon; Laura Dern, Ivy George, Jeffrey Nordling; Robin Weigert
Photos: Nicole Kidman, Alexander Skarsgård; Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Reese Witherspoon
Photos: Laura Dern; Nicole Kidman (Credit for all: Hilary Bronwyn Gale/HBO). Please note these are promotional photos for press only.

Episode #4: “Push Comes to Shove”

Debut: SUNDAY, MARCH 12 (9:00–10:00 p.m.)

Nathan (James Tupper) invites Madeline (Reese Witherspoon) and Ed (Adam Scott) to a couples’ dinner to discuss a “parenting paradigm” for Abigail (Kathryn Newton). Celeste (Nicole Kidman) prepares for a city-council meeting about Madeline’s play, and bristles at Perry’s (Alexander Skarsgård) concerns about her returning to work. Jane (Shailene Woodley) meets with Ms. Barnes (Virginia Kull), Ziggy’s (Iain Armitage) teacher, who suggests her son be medically evaluated in light of further evidence of classroom bullying. While Madeline is confronted by a skeleton from her past, her internet sleuthing reveals a key player from Jane’s past instead.

Written by David E. Kelley; directed by Jean-Marc Vallée.

Photos: Shailene Woodley; Iain Armitage; Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon
Photos (L-R): Darby Camp, Reese Witherspoon, Adam Scott; Nicole Kidman, Alexander Skarsgård; Adam Scott, Zoe Kravitz
Photos: Shailene Woodley, Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon; Alexander Skarsgård (Credit for all: Hilary Bronwyn Gayle/HBO). Please note these are promotional photos for press only.

Episode #3: “Living the Dream”

Debut: SUNDAY, MARCH 5 (9:00–10:00 p.m. EP/PT)

Hoping to get under Renata’s (Laura Dern) skin, Madeline (Reese Witherspoon) organizes a trip to compete with Amabella’s (Ivy George) birthday party. After another argument, Celeste (Nicole Kidman) succumbs to Perry’s (Alexander Skarsgård) charms before their first session with Dr. Amanda Reisman (Robin Weigert), a therapist. Madeline gets called for a meeting with Abigail’s (Kathryn Newton) guidance counselor. Principal Nippal (P.J. Byrne) announces the theme for the Fall Gala Fundraiser. Later, Jane (Shailene Woodley) seeks Madeline’s help with Ziggy’s (Iain Armitage) family tree project, and opens up about her past.

Written by David E. Kelley; directed by Jean-Marc Vallée.

Photos (L-R): Nicole Kidman, Alexander Skarsgård; Jeffrey Nordling; Santiago Cabrera, Reese Witherspoon
Photos (L-R): Iain Armitage, Shailene Woodley; Adam Scott, Reese Witherspoon; Ivy George, Laura Dern (Credit for all: Hilary Bronwyn Gayle/HBO). Please note these are promotional photos for press only.

Episode #2: “Serious Mothering”

Debut: SUNDAY, FEB. 26 (9:00–10:00 p.m.)

Photos (L-R): Adam Scott, Reese Witherspoon; Darby Camp; James Tupper (Credit for all: Hilary Bronwyn Gale/HBO).
Photos: Nicole Kidman; Adam Scott (Credit for both: Hilary Bronwyn Gale/HBO).
Photos: Kathryn Newton; Zoe Kravitz, Reese Witherspoon (Credit for both: Hilary Bronwyn Gale/HBO). Please note these are promotional photos for press only.

Jane (Shailene Woodley) deflects Ziggy’s (Iain Armitage) questions about why they moved to Monterey. Madeline (Reese Witherspoon) gets news that her community-theater production might get derailed, and is outraged over a slight from Renata (Laura Dern). Celeste (Nicole Kidman) suggests to Perry (Alexander Skarsgård) that they see a counselor. Nathan (James Tupper) and Ed (Adam Scott) meet in hopes of smoothing out the tensions between their wives, and themselves.

Written by David E. Kelley; directed by Jean-Marc Vallée.

Episode #1: “Somebody’s Dead”

Debut: SUNDAY, FEB. 19 (9:00–10:00 p.m. ET/PT)

Photos (Clockwise from Left): James Tupper, Chloe Coleman, Zoe Kravitz; Darby Camp, Reese Witherspoon; Ivy George, Laura Dern; Iain Armitage, Shailene Woodley; Cameron Crovetti, Nicolas Crovetti, Nicole Kidman (Credit for all: Hilary Bronwyn Gayle/HBO). Please note these are promotional photos for press only.

In the affluent beachfront community of Monterey, Cal., a suspicious death at a coastal elementary school fundraiser draws attention to the frictions among some of the mothers. Madeline (Reese Witherspoon) and Celeste (Nicole Kidman), longtime friends and confidantes, welcome newcomer Jane (Shailene Woodley) and her son, Ziggy (Iain Armitage), into their inner circle, much to the chagrin of another mother, Renata (Laura Dern). An incident with the children at school causes battle lines to be drawn.

Written by David E. Kelley; directed by Jean-Marc Vallée.


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