Merrin Dungey Will Star As a Therapist in NBC’s Mystery Drama In Between

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Not to be confused with the network’s 2019 series The InBetween, NBC is now developing a mystery drama called In Between. Per Deadline, Merrin Dungey (Shining Vale) will star in the show about a small town that needs therapy big-time. Dungey will play an extremely successful New York City therapist who is forced to move to Between, Georgia, after her estranged brother is involved in a mysterious accident. As she struggles to find her footing in the “quirky therapy-resistant community” with a population of less than 300, she realizes that the town holds secrets and “may just need her more than she could have ever imagined — especially her gifted but misunderstood 9-year-old niece.” Dungey, who will also serve as a producer on the drama, has experience investigating mysteries as Detective Quinlan from HBO’s Big Little Lies. And this isn’t the actress’s first time playing a therapist; fans of American Horror Story spinoff American Horror Stories will recognize her as Dr. Andi Grant. In Between will be written and executive-produced by All My Children actress Liz Vassey. The Big Bang Theory’s Mayim Bialik is also onboard as an executive producer — perhaps NBC is hoping her time on Jeopardy! taught her something about giving clues.

Merrin Dungey Will Star As a Therapist in NBC Mystery Drama