Deadline is about a secret team - a team with secrets. This team, with leader Matthias Maat (Leon Voorberg), is having a constant struggle against terror. His team consists of Heleen Woudstra (Alwien Tulner), Gerben Koudijs (Bert Geurkink), Edwin Daal (Steve Hooi), Sonja Zelenko (Vivienne van der Assem), Mimoum El Khadir (Nasrdin Dchar) and Rogier Lankhorst (Derek de Lint) all fight against terrorism.
On one of the last episodes Rogier was arrested for treason. Because he leak information to the mossad. His wife was a actief mossad agent.
The threat Matthias and his team facing coming from several angles and takes on different forms, however one thing is for sure, it's a struggle against the deadline