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Tuesdays at 11pm | TV ONE

The Victims

Four parents, reluctantly united following the brutal and consequential attack on their children.


Barb Hanlon

Played by Felicity Huffman


Felicity Huffman plays Barb Hanlon. Barb seeks justice and answers for the murder of her son, young war veteran Matt Skokie.

Huffman has proven herself as an exceptional actress in both dramatic and comedic roles.

Her most well-known performance to date was the portrayal of Lynette Scavo inthe popular show Desperate Housewives , which earned her an Emmy and a Screen Actors Guild award.

In 2007, Huffman appeared in Universal Picture sGeorgia Rule, alongside Jane Fonda and Linsday Lohan. In 2006, she starred in the critically acclaimed filmTransamerica. In addition to an Oscar nomination, Huffman won a Golden Globe and Independent Spirit Award for the role.

She also starred inChristmas with the Crankswith Tim Allen and Jamie Lee Curtis, andRaising Helenwith Kate Hudson in earlier years. 

On the small screen, Huffman has made appearances in a number of shows including The Golden Years, Underworld, Heart of Justice, The X-Files and Law and Order.


Russ Skokie

Played by Timothy Hutton


Timothy Hutton plays Russ Skokie, father of the murder victim and Barb's estranged husband.

Huttons film credits include Robert Redford'sOrdinary People,for which he won multiple awards, plus other titles includingTaps,Made in Heaven, The Generals DaughterandThe Ghost Writer.

Behind the camera, Hutton has directed music videos for artists such as Don Healey and Neil Young. His directional film debutDigging to Chinastarred Kevin Bacon and Mary Stuart. 

On television Hutton starred in the docudramaWW3and directed alongside Steven Spielberg in an episode of Amazing Stories titledGrandpa's Ghost.


Tom Carlin

Played by W. Earl Brown


W. Earl Brown plays Tom Carlin, the father of Gwen, wife of murder victim Matt. Gwen was assaulted and raped in the home invasion that killed her husband. 

Brown played the breakout role of Warren, alongside Cameron Diaz in popular comedy flickThere's Something About Mary. Other film credits includeThe Master,The SessionandBeing John Malkovich.

More recently, he can be seen in the blockbuster movieWildwith Reese Witherspoon, and the upcomingBlack Masswith Jonny Depp.

Brown has also appeared in popular TV shows such asAmerican Horror Story,Six Feet Under, The Mentalist andSeinfeld.


Eve Carlin

Played by Penelope Ann Miller


Penelope Ann Miller plays Eve Carlin, husband to Tom and mother to victim Gwen.

Miller has worked alongside some of the most notable names in Hollywood, including Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Robert DeNiro and Robert Downey Jr.

Her film credits includeCarlitos Way,The Freshman,Awakenings,ChaplinandKindergarten Cop.

She also starred alongside Ray Romano in the TV seriesMen of a Certain Age.