Big Little Lies (TV series)

Big Little Lies
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Created by David E. Kelley
Based on Big Little Lies
by Liane Moriarty
Written by David E. Kelley
Directed by
Opening theme "Cold Little Heart" by Michael Kiwanuka
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 7 ( list of episodes)
Executive producer(s)
  • Barbara A. Hall
  • Liane Moriarty
Location(s) Monterey, California
Cinematography Yves Bélanger
  • David Berman
  • Maxime Lahaie
  • Sylvain Lebel
  • Jim Vega
Camera setup Single-camera
Running time 52–58 minutes
Production company(s)
Original network HBO
Picture format 1080i ( HDTV)
Original release February 19, 2017 (2017-02-19) – present
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Big Little Lies is an American television drama series that premiered on HBO on February 19, 2017. [1] Created and written by David E. Kelley, the series' seven-episode first season is based on the novel of the same name by Liane Moriarty. Each episode was directed by Jean-Marc Vallée. [2] [3]

Big Little Lies stars Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Shailene Woodley, and Alexander Skarsgård, and tells the story of three emotionally troubled women in Monterey, California, who become embroiled in a murder investigation. Laura Dern, Jeffrey Nordling, Adam Scott, Zoë Kravitz, and James Tupper feature in supporting roles. Critically acclaimed, the series garnered several accolades. It received 16 Emmy Award nominations and won eight, including Outstanding Limited Series and acting awards for Kidman, Skarsgård, and Dern. The trio also won Golden Globe Awards in addition to a Golden Globe Award for Best Miniseries or Television Film win for the series. Kidman and Skarsgård also received Screen Actors Guild Award for their performances.

Despite originally being billed as a miniseries, HBO renewed the series for a second season. [4]

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