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Blood Ties

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Our family members are not always who we think. When Eleonore and Michael Richland lose their parents unexpectedly in a small plane crash, they must choose between honoring their father’s legacy as a world-renowned cardiologist and health care magnate — or risk it all to tell the truth. In the second season, they must grapple with the consequences of their decisions, as well as stumble upon disturbing new revelations about the family business. From Wondery, the makers of “Dirty John” and “Dr. Death,” Blood Ties stars Gillian Jacobs (Community, Love), Josh Gad (Frozen, Avenue 5), Amy Landecker (Transparent), Dominic Monaghan (Lost), and Wayne Knight. New episodes of the second season release every Wednesday.

Our family members are not always who we think. When Eleonore and Michael Richland lose their parents unexpectedly in a small plane crash, they must choose between honoring their father’s legacy as a world-renowned cardiologist and health care magnate — or risk it all to tell the truth. In the second season, they must grapple with the consequences of their decisions, as well as stumble upon disturbing new revelations about the family business. From Wondery, the makers of “Dirty John” and “Dr. Death,” Blood Ties stars Gillian Jacobs (Community, Love), Josh Gad (Frozen, Avenue 5), Amy Landecker (Transparent), Dominic Monaghan (Lost), and Wayne Knight. New episodes of the second season release every Wednesday.

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United States

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Wondery

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Our family members are not always who we think. When Eleonore and Michael Richland lose their parents unexpectedly in a small plane crash, they must choose between honoring their father’s legacy as a world-renowned cardiologist and health care magnate — or risk it all to tell the truth. In the second season, they must grapple with the consequences of their decisions, as well as stumble upon disturbing new revelations about the family business. From Wondery, the makers of “Dirty John” and “Dr. Death,” Blood Ties stars Gillian Jacobs (Community, Love), Josh Gad (Frozen, Avenue 5), Amy Landecker (Transparent), Dominic Monaghan (Lost), and Wayne Knight. New episodes of the second season release every Wednesday.

Language:

English


Episodes

Introducing Say Yes! with Carla Hall

9/15/2020
You might know Carla Hall from her time on Top Chef and as a TV personality on GMA and Netflix’s Crazy Delicious. But, the biggest moments in Carla’s life have come when she decided to face adversity head on. Her motto is ”say yes” to everything life throws your way. In her new Wondery podcast, ‘Say Yes’ with Carla Hall,’ Carla sits down with some of the most inspiring celebrity personalities and they explore their challenges and how they got to their yes. With great guests like Kristen...

Duration:00:05:47

The Real Stories That Inspired Season Two | 7

8/19/2020
In this special interview episode, Gillian Jacobs and the series’ director Marshall Lewy talk about how working on the real stories behind other Wondery podcasts like Dr. Death and Bad Batch informed the second season. And they share what it was like recording an audio drama from inside actors’ closets. And Gillian dreams up a new podcast idea starring Wayne Knight.

Duration:00:29:25

Wondery Presents: Billionaire Boys Club

8/18/2020
In 1980s Los Angeles, a group of prep school boys got together to make investments together, get rich quick, and live large. But headed by a handsome and charismatic leader named Joe Hunt, the members of the self-proclaimed “Billionaire Boys Club” get sucked deeper into twisted schemes of kidnapping, torture, and revenge. The boys must stick together, or risk prison - or worse. From the makers of The Wonderland Murders, Young Charlie, and The Dating Game Killer, this six-part series is...

Duration:00:05:20

Safe Deposit | 6

8/12/2020
In the Season Two finale, Eleonore and Michael get a do-over for their dad’s memorial service, but the problems of the family won’t be as simple to lay to rest.

Duration:00:27:12

Heart Failure | 5

8/5/2020
When FBI agents show up on their doorstep in New York, Eleonore and Michael return to the island.

Duration:00:23:07

Foul Play | 4

7/29/2020
While Michael contacts the FBI with more questions about his parents’ plane crash, Eleonore may have found some answers.

Duration:00:24:28

Trials | 3

7/22/2020
Michael discovers some concerning details about the company’s new wonder drug. He turns to the only person he knows he can trust: his sister. But Eleonore is not sure she’s ready to forgive.

Duration:00:28:33

The Crash | 2

7/15/2020
Back to the plane crash that started it all. And Michael helps Richland’s new CEO launch a plan to resurrect the company.

Duration:00:29:46

Independence Day | 1

7/15/2020
Six months have passed. Eleonore is living on the West Coast, and she’s ready to put the past behind her. Michael is in Boulder trying to see his newborn child. Until Richland Health sends the company jet to fly them both back to New York to handle one last piece of family business.

Duration:00:28:08

Season One Recap

7/13/2020
Catch up with a refresher on the twists and turns of the first season of “Blood Ties” before you dive into the second season.

Duration:00:04:47

Introducing Guru: The Dark Side of Enlightenment

7/1/2020
When we face challenges in life, we seek answers from people we believe can help us. When tragedy strikes an exclusive retreat with a self-help superstar, many people are left to wonder: how far is too far? James Arthur Ray was an Oprah-endorsed self-help teacher who achieved fame, fortune, and influence. But friends and family members of his followers questioned his unorthodox methods, and tried to stop him. From Wondery, the makers of “Dirty John,” “Dr. Death,” and “The Shrink Next Door,”...

Duration:00:06:42

Season Two of “Blood Ties” Is Coming

6/29/2020
Dominic Monaghan (“Lost”) joins the cast of Blood Ties for Season 2. Listen here on July 15th, or now on Wondery Plus.

Duration:00:03:17

Wondery Presents: Murder in Hollywoodland

6/17/2020
It's February 2nd 1922, and all of Hollywood is about to wake up and learn that William Desmond Taylor, the most famous film director in town, was murdered in his home last night. The investigation will shine a light on some of Hollywood's most scandalous affairs, backroom deals, and underground drug dens. This real life Murder Mystery is one of the most iconic "whodunnit" cases of the 20th century that will leave you guessing and second guessing who killed William Desmond Taylor for weeks...

Duration:00:04:53

Wondery Presents: American Scandal

4/22/2020
Join Lindsay Graham, the host of Wondery’s show American Scandal as he dives deep into the heart of the most shocking moments of fraud and deception in American history. In this six-part series “The Hare Krishna Murders” he explores an eastern religion with pure intentions that, in the hands of its western followers, became a criminal enterprise of drug running, molestation and murder. Listen to the full episode: wondery.fm/bloodtiesAS.

Duration:00:04:53

Introducing Even the Rich

4/2/2020
Even The Rich gives you an inside look at the world’s most famous couples and their royally complicated love stories. From blind date to Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle’s burgeoning acting career gets put on hold when a friend set her up with none other than Harry, Prince of Wales. Meghan’s journey to find love twists and turns into a fairytale ending -- maybe. Then there’s Princess Diana, introduced to Charles at just 16, Diana couldn’t imagine that only four years later she’d be married...

Duration:00:06:55

Introducing: DYING FOR SEX

2/19/2020
Listen to Dying for Sex at wondery.fm/BloodTiesDFS When she’s diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer, Molly decides to do something bold: she leaves her unhappy marriage and embarks on a series of sexual adventures to help her feel alive. These experiences are beyond anything she could have imagined, so she shares the details with her closest friend, host Nikki Boyer. The two best friends dissect these hilarious, often touching stories. And they growing even closer as they share Molly's...

Duration:00:07:14

Wondery+ Presents: An Audio Adaptation of “The Handmaid’s Tale”

1/28/2020
A special preview of this chilling adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s modern classic novel, “The Handmaid’s Tale.” Award-winning audio producer John Dryden brings you into a dystopian future, in which the birth rate has plummeted and the United States has become a theocracy called Gilead. Women who are capable of childbirth are pulled out of society and trained as handmaids, then assigned to men for the sole purpose of procreation. From the same source material as the critically acclaimed Hulu...

Duration:00:05:50

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Blood Ties | 7

1/21/2020
In this special interview episode, we hear from actors Gillian Jacobs and Josh Gad about what it was like to work on Blood Ties, what podcasts they listen to, and when they realized they’d met decades earlier. We also hear from writer Ben Gray and director Marshall Lewy about the ripped-from-the-headlines inspiration, and what’s coming in Season 2. With Lindsay Graham, host of American History Tellers, American Scandal and Executive Producer of "1865." Listen and subscribe to the historical...

Duration:00:32:30

Father To Millions | 6

1/14/2020
In the Season One finale of "Blood Ties," the world says goodbye to Dr. Peter Richland. Hear all six episodes ad-free right now with a subscription to Wondery+. Start your free trial now at http://wondery.fm/BloodTiesPlus Support us by supporting our sponsors!

Duration:00:24:50

Family Business | 5

1/7/2020
Where there’s a will, there’s a disagreement. Hear all six episodes ad-free right now with a subscription to Wondery+. Start your free trial now at http://wondery.fm/BloodTiesPlus Support us by supporting our sponsors!

Duration:00:20:38