The Client List is an American television drama series based on the 2010 television film of the same name, which is currently airing on the Lifetime network. The series stars Jennifer Love Hewitt, who starred in the film, though she plays a different character in a premise that is slightly different from the film. The series premiered on Sunday, April 8, 2012. Lifetime ordered an initial 10 episodes for season one. On May 7, 2012, Lifetime renewed the show for a second season, which premiered on March 10, 2013. It will consist of 15 episodes.
The series follows Riley Parks (Jennifer Love Hewitt), who begins work in a day spa in a local town after her husband abandons her and their children, leaving her in financial debt. She quickly realizes that the spa gives much more than massages, but works with the parlor's owner in order to keep food on the table. While helping to run the business, she struggles to discreetly balance two lives – a single mother who must provide for her family and a strong businesswoman working in a unique and frowned-upon business.