Number of Episodes: 13
Intro: In Season 1 of Cult, an investigative reporter and a researcher team up to investigate the dark secrets behind the TV show Cult and its rabid cult-like fan base.
Original Air Dates: February 19 - TBD 2013 at 9:00 PM ET/PT on The CW
Episode #: 1
Title: "You're Next"
Summary: Investigative journalist Jeff Sefton has learned to live with his younger brother Nate's relentless string of obsessions, especially his latest rant that a hit TV show called “Cult” intends to harm him. When his brother mysteriously disappears, Jeff enlists Skye Yarrow, a young research assistant working on Cult, to help with his investigation into the dark underworld of the TV show and its rabid fans. Meanwhile, in the parallel worlds of the show-within-a-show, the cult's ruthless leader, Billy Grimm, is played by actor Roger Reeves, a man whose primary agenda is winning back his former follower and lover, Kelly Collins, played by actress Marti Gerritsen. Since escaping from the cult, Kelly has become an LAPD detective who finds herself drawn back into an investigation of the group's activities as she struggles to keep Billy at a safe distance. As the television show grows in popularity, cast members Roger and Marti begin to feel the effects in their "real" lives
Episode #: 2
Title: "In the Blood"
Summary: Jeff enlists tech-savvy E.J. to help in his search for his brother Nate. Skye (Jessica Lucas) finally reveals to Jeff that she took the researcher job on Cult to learn more about Steven Rae. Meanwhile, at the production office, associate producer Peter Grey brushes off Skye's concerns that some of the Cult fans believe there are hidden messages embedded in the show. On the television show, Kelly and Paz discover a body buried vertically, and Kelly believes that this might be a message from Bill.
Episode #: 3
Title: "Being Billy"
Summary: Jeff finds a surprise visitor in Nate's apartment who tells him about a dangerous on-campus game that Nate had been hosting known as "Being Billy," which involves role-playing scenes from past Cult episodes. Jeff and Skye follow clues that might explain the next scene the players will try to recreate. Meanwhile, E.J. searches Nate's laptop and finds that he's been active online and sent a cryptic email to a hidden recipient list. On the television show, Kelly confronts Billy.
Episode #: 4
Title: "Get with the Program"
Summary: Jeff tells Skye about Ama, a woman he met on a Cult fan site who claims that her husband is missing after becoming obsessed with the show. When they finally meet her, Jeff notices that she has a Cult notebook that looks eerily like Nate's notebook. Ama introduces Jeff and Skye to a man who finds and deprograms cult members. EJ locates an IP address on a disk that could bring Jeff and Skye one step closer to finding Nate. Meanwhile, on the television show, Kelly finds Professor Patrick, the man who deprogrammed her, at Billy's compound
Episode #: 5
Title: "The Kiss"
Summary: Jeff and Sky infiltrate a Cult fan costume party dressed as Billy and Kelly to find one of Nate's friends, where Sky's drink is spiked with a drug similar to one used on the show. Kelly marries Billy in a flashback.
Episode #: 6
Title: "The Good Fight"
Summary: Skye suffers from a serious reaction to a drug she was slipped at a Cult party. Jeff tries to find a sample of the drug while Skye has hallucinations of the show characters and her missing father, who try to convince her to stop her investigation.
Episode #: 7
Title: "Suffer the Children"
Summary: E.J. finds out Detective Sakelik's history where she spent time in a house for abandoned children, and Jeff and Skye check the place out. Meanwhile, Stuart continues befriending Roger. On the show, Kelly finds a vital clue to her missing sister's location that connects Billy to the abduction.
Episode #: 8
Title: "The Devil You Know"
Summary: While working with Jeff to find a way to blackmail Sakelik into helping them, Skye takes time out to meet with her mother. Meanwhile, Stuart tries to draw Roger closer to him by inviting him to a weekend getaway. On the show, Kelly must strike a devil's bargain with Billy to get Meadow back.
Episode #: 9
Title: "Off to See the Wizard"
Summary: When they learn of a meeting for True Believer initiates, Skye sets out to infiltrate the group. Unfortunately, Jeff is lured away by a decoy vehicle, leaving Skye on her own. Meanwhile, on the show Kelly tries to locate Andy.
Episode #: 10
Title: "The Prophecy of St. Clare"
Episode #: 11
Title: "Flip the Script"
Episode #: 12
Episode #: 13