The Sinner season 5: Release date, Cast and Plot

Right after the fourth season of The Sinner ended, fans have been awaiting the renewal of the fifth instalment! Will there be a season 5 of Sinner? Let’s find out!

The showrunner said during an interview, “ it was prestigious for us to make such a fantastic series. We were impressed and excited while showcasing a tale full of twists and turns to the audience. Moreover, we wished to implement their creativity fully in the series.”

“The show received a good response from the viewers. Who knows we might make another season”, said the showrunner. 

Here’s all that you need to know about The Sinner season 5!

The Sinner season 5: All about the series!

The Sinner is an American police procedural television series. It is based on a novel, titled, The Sinner by Petra Hammesfahr. The show encompasses how and why ordinary people try to commit brutal crimes.

The series was created by Derek Simonds. It stars Jessica Biel, Christopher Abbott, Dohn Norwood, Abby Miller, Bill Pullman, Carrie Coon, Natalie Paul, Hannah Gross, Elisha Henig, Tracy Letts, etc.

The Sinner was executively produced by Jessica Biel, Michelle Purple, Derek Simonds, Antonio Campos, Charlie Gogolak, Bradford Winters, and John David Coles.

The Sinner
  • Anthology
  • Crime drama
  • Mystery
Based on The Sinner

by Petra Hammesfahr

Developed by Derek Simonds
  • Bill Pullman
  • Jessica Biel
  • Christopher Abbott
  • Dohn Norwood
  • Abby Miller
  • Carrie Coon
  • Natalie Paul
  • Hannah Gross
  • Elisha Henig
  • Tracy Letts
  • Jessica Hecht
  • Parisa Fitz-Henley
  • Eddie Martinez
  • Chris Messina
  • Matt Bomer
  • Alice Kremelberg
  • Michael Mosley
  • Frances Fisher
  • Cindy Cheung
  • Ronin Wong
  • Neal Huff
Composer Ronit Kirchman
Country of origin United States
Original language English
No. of seasons 4
No. of episodes 32 (list of episodes)
Executive producers
  • Jessica Biel
  • Michelle Purple
  • Derek Simonds
  • Antonio Campos
  • Charlie Gogolak
  • Bradford Winters
  • John David Coles
Producer Donna E. Bloom
Production locations
  • New York
  • South Carolina
Camera setup Single-camera
Running time 40–54 minutes
Production companies
  • Midnight Choir Inc.
  • Zaftig Films
  • Iron Ocean
  • UCP
Distributor NBCUniversal Television Distribution
Original network USA Network
Picture format 1080i (HDTV)
Original release August 2, 2017 –

December 1, 2021


Sinner season 5: Despite the low TRP, will the show be renewed for season 5?

The Sinner’s Viewership had dropped with the subsequent seasons. This primarily goes for the last two seasons. For instance, it had around 1.8 million viewers in the first season, which dropped down to about 6,50,000 in the third season. 

The USA Network analyzed it as the audience’s decreased interest in this series. They decided to cancel The Sinner Season 5, and thus, didn’t announce its renewal. 

Sinner season 5 release date: When’s it going to air over the network?

The USA Network has not yet revealed their intentions about the TV show “The Sinner”. However, looking at the last episode’s schedule, the potential release date of The Sinner season 5 is Wednesday, November 30, 2022.

Sinner season 5 cast: Who’s going to be featured in it?

As of now, we do not have an official star cast list provided on the network. However, the key characters are likely to return for the fifth season. 

Key roles in the TV series were played by 

  • Bill Pullman as Detective Harry Ambrose
  • Elisha Henig as Julian Walker. 
  • Jessica Biel (Cora Tannetti), 
  • Dohn Norwood (Detective Dan Leroy), 
  • Carrie Coon (Vera Walker), 
  • Natalie Paul (Heather Novack), 
  • J. Eddie Martinez (Vic Soto), 
  • Matt Bomer (Jamie Burns), 
  • Christopher Abbott (Mason Tannetti), 
  • Abby Miller (Caitlin Sullivan), 
  • Hannah Gross (Marin Calhoun), 
  • Tracy Letts (Jack Novack), 
  • Jessica Hecht (Sonya Barzel), 
  • Parisa Fitz-Henley (Leela Burns) and 
  • Chris Messina as Nick Haas.

Sinner Season 5 Plot: What to expect from the fifth instalment?

Derek Simonds, the showrunner, opened up about the end of the fourth season. He stated that they didn’t hurry up to end the fourth season.

Moving on further, he said that they had planned to end up the story of Detective Ambrose in four seasons. He stated that fans had seen Detective Ambrose’s retirement as a detective in the fourth season. 

The show makers also added that Detective Harry Ambrose’s role might not continue. However, they would create a new plot by revolving around a new detective as the protagonist. That said, if season 5 were to happen, it would lead towards a new journey.

Sinner Season 5 Episodes

Season 1 (2017)



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Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1 1 “Part I” Antonio Campos Derek Simonds August 2, 2017
2 2 “Part II” Antonio Campos Derek Simonds August 9, 2017
3 3 “Part III” Antonio Campos Derek Simonds August 16, 2017
4 4 “Part IV” Brad Anderson Liz W. Garcia August 23, 2017
5 5 “Part V” Cherien Dabis Jesse McKeown August 30, 2017
6 6 “Part VI” Jody Lee Lipes Tom Pabst September 6, 2017
7 7 “Part VII” Tucker Gates Liz W. Garcia September 13, 2017
8 8 “Part VIII” Tucker Gates Jesse McKeown & Tom Pabst September 20, 2017

Season 2 (2018)



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Title Directed by Written by Original air date
9 1 “Part I” Antonio Campos Derek Simonds August 1, 2018
10 2 “Part II” Antonio Campos Ellen Fairey August 8, 2018
11 3 “Part III” John David Coles Bradford Winters August 15, 2018
12 4 “Part IV” Jody Lee Lipes Jesse McKeown August 22, 2018
13 5 “Part V” Cherien Dabis Samir Mehta August 29, 2018
14 6 “Part VI” Brad Anderson Nina Braddock September 5, 2018
15 7 “Part VII” Tucker Gates Jesse McKeown September 12, 2018
16 8 “Part VIII” John David Coles Bradford Winters September 19, 2018

Season 3 (2020)



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Title Directed by Written by Original air date
17 1 “Part I” Adam Bernstein Derek Simonds February 6, 2020
18 2 “Part II” Adam Bernstein Nina Braddock February 13, 2020
19 3 “Part III” Andrew McCarthy Hannah Shakespeare February 20, 2020
20 4 “Part IV” Andrew McCarthy Jonathan Caren February 27, 2020
21 5 “Part V” Colin Bucksey Ahmadu Garba March 5, 2020
22 6 “Part VI” Radium Cheung Julie Siege March 12, 2020
23 7 “Part VII” Rachel Goldberg Willie Reale March 19, 2020
24 8 “Part VIII” Derek Simonds Derek Simonds & Piero S. Iberti March 26, 2020

Season 4 (2021)



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Title Directed by Written by Original air date
25 1 “Part I” Derek Simonds Derek Simonds & Mia Chung October 13, 2021
26 2 “Part II” Adam Bernstein Jonathan Caren October 20, 2021
27 3 “Part III” Adam Bernstein Jenny Zhang October 27, 2021
28 4 “Part IV” Radium Cheung Piero S. Iberti November 3, 2021
29 5 “Part V” Haifaa Al-Mansour Kate Roche November 10, 2021
30 6 “Part VI” Batán Silva Gerald Suesta November 17, 2021
31 7 “Part VII” Batán Silva Mia Chung November 24, 2021
32 8 “Part VIII” Monica Raymund Nina Braddock December 1, 2021

Sinner season 5: Ratings on IMDb!

It has received 7.9 out of 10 on IMDb. The series The Sinner is full of crime, drama, and mystery.

Where to watch the previous seasons of The Sinner?

You can watch The Sinner on OTT platforms, such as Netflix. The show’s seasons are streaming on Netflix in multiple countries. 

Sinner season 5 trailer: Any updates on the teaser or trailer?

There’s no trailer for The Sinner season 5 as it’s already been cancelled. You may enjoy watching the previous seasons of the anthology series in the meantime!


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