"The Gates" and "Scoundrels", two of ABC's freshmen return on Sunday, June 27 with "What Lies Beneath" and "Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary" respectively. The former is a mystery drama about a gated community that buries a dark secret while the latter is a dramedy about a family who is trying to lead a crime-free life.
In "Gates", Nick investigates the death of the last Chief of Police, disturbed by what he's starting to discover about The Gates. Claire Radcliff deals with the repercussions from her recent transgression, fighting to put the past behind her. At school, Andie struggles to sort out her blossoming feelings for Charlie. And Brett works hard to keep dating Andie while fighting off Lukas' tempting offer to "come running."
In "Scoundrels", Cheryl gets a job as a "checkout chick" at the local grocery store, Heather tries her hand at the local Burger Barn and Cal finds out his "pool boy" job requires more than expected, as the West family tries to embrace a crime-free lifestyle.