Season 1
Instinct poster.jpg
No. of episodes 13
Original run March 18 – July 1, 2018
DVD release December 11, 2018
Season chronology
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Season 1 of the crime drama series Instinct which was premiered on March 18 and concluded on July 1, 2018. It was consisted for 13 episodes.

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  • On CBS and CBS All Access.
  • Aired on Sunday at 8:00 pm.
  • The series will consists of 13 episodes.
  • The series follows with former The Good Wife co-star Christine Baranski in The Good Fight on All Access.

Episodes[edit | edit source]

No. Title Original Airdate Director Writer(s) Viewers (mil)
1 Pilot March 18, 2018 Mark Webb Michael Rauch 9.05
Pilot (1x01).jpg Former CIA operative Dr. Dylan Reinhart is lured back to his old life when NYPD detective Lizzie Needham needs his help to stop a serial killer.
2 Wild Game March 25, 2018 Doug Aarniokoski Carol Flint & Connie Burge 10.16
Wild Game.jpg Although Dylan has returned to teaching, Lizzie calls upon his expertise with profiling sociopaths to assist with a bizarre case in which a venture capitalist was murdered and his body ritualistically displayed.
3 Secrets and Lies April 1, 2018 Peter Werner Chris Ambrose 6.66
Secrets and Lies (1x03).jpg The murder of a young man who recently left his family’s religious community leads Dylan and Lizzie to a series of possible suspects, including a short-tempered photographer and a mysterious girl with amnesia. Also, Lizzie’s younger sister, Katie unexpectedly drops by for a visit.
4 I Heart New York April 8, 2018 Constantine Makris Michael Rauch 8.12
I Heart New York.jpg Dr. Reinhart and Detective Needham are reassigned to a murder case in Central Park when their investigation into a chemical attack on the subway is taken over by an FBI team led by Dylan’s estranged father, Roger. However, Dylan can’t shake the feeling that the cases are related.
5 Heartless April 22, 2018 Don Scardino Michael Rauch 7.11
Heartless.jpg Dylan and Lizzie investigate the murder of a Jane Doe, but when they realize that the victim was killed by mistake, they must identify the killer’s motive and intended target before she suffers the same fate.
6 Flat Line April 29, 2018 Laura Belsey Tanya Barfield 7.01
Flat Line.jpg Dylan and Julian go undercover in a hospital when they suspect an “angel of death” is killing people with non-life-threatening ailments. Also, Lizzie asks Andy for his legal expertise when a personal trainer sues her for accidentally injuring him.
7 Owned May 6, 2018 Doug Aarniokoski Jill Abbinanti 6.96
Owned (episode).jpg Dylan and Lizzie are under pressure to deliver results when they investigate the death of Jasmine’s friend, the owner of a professional basketball team who died when her car went off a bridge.
8 Long Shot May 27, 2018 Jay Chandrasekhar Carl Flint 5.16
Long Shot.jpg When a woman is shot outside a community center, Dylan and Lizzie are challenged by the mayor to solve the case in less than 24 hours to quell pressure from the media and special interest groups.
9 Bad Actors May 27, 2018 Jim McKay Dan E. Fesman 4.86
S1E9.jpg Dylan and Lizzie are unable to identify a motive or connection when several average people blow themselves up using suicide bombs. Also, Julian, concerned that Dylan could be exposing himself to past enemies, enlists Lizzie to talk him out of hiring Ashely is a publicist
10 Bye Bye Birdie June 3, 2018 Doug Aarniokoski Connie Burge 6.37
S1E10.jpg When Celia Baxter is a successful author, is almost killed in her home, Dylan and Lizzie's suspect list includes several people who may have held a grudge as she rose in stature in the publishing world. Also, Lizzie gets closer to learning the truth about the death of her fiancé, who was killed while undercover
11 Blast from the Past June 17, 2018 Cherie Nowlan Lee Ellenberg 5.27
S1E11.jpg Dylan and Lizzie investigate a series of strange suicide bombings, but the case takes a personal twist when Dylan discovers a connection to his past. Meanwhile, Joan hires a publicist for Dylan, which makes Julian so worried that he gives Lizzie his number, and also causes a discussion between Dylan and Andy.
12 Live June 24, 2018 Ed Ornelas Michael Ballin & Thomas Aguilar 5.63
S1E12.jpg Dylan and Lizzie investigate the murder of film student during the viewing of a horror movie, that was filmed and shown online. The girl attended the classes of a charismatic but difficult film professor. Lizzie sets down her working rules to both Dylan and Julian. Meanwhile, Dylan and Andy take care of Maddie, the adolescent daughter of their friend Kathie, who has some problems of her own.
13 Tribal July 1, 2018 Michael Rauch Michael Rauch 4.51
S1E13.jpg Dylan and Lizzie investigate the murder of a junior editor in Joan's editorial, that just landed a true history book she believed would be a best-seller. Dylan finds out Lizzie slept with Julian. Andy and Dylan have an appointment with a social worker regarding an adoption.
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