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A to Z (TV series)

A to Z
File:AtoZTVSeries.png
Intertitle from pilot
Genre Sitcom, Romantic comedy
Created by Ben Queen
Starring
Narrated by Katey Sagal
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 13
Production
Executive producer(s)
Producer(s)
  • Jeff Grosvenor
  • Anna Dokoza
Camera setup Single-camera
Running time 22 minutes
Production company(s)
Release
Original channel NBC
Picture format 1080i (16:9 HDTV)
Original release October 2, 2014 (2014-10-02) – January 22, 2015 (2015-01-22)
External links
Official website

A to Z is an American romantic comedy television series created by Ben Queen. He serves as an executive producer with Rashida Jones and Will McCormack for Warner Bros. Television.[1] The series debuted on October 2, 2014, on NBC.[2][3] On October 31, 2014, NBC canceled the series but aired the complete 13-episode run.[4] The series finale aired on January 22, 2015.

Premise

The story follows the lives of Andrew, an employee at an internet dating site who dreams of meeting the girl of his dreams, and Zelda, a no-nonsense lawyer who was raised by a hippie mother and carries a rebellious streak. By an accidental chance of fate, Zelda meets Andrew to resolve a mismatch dating dispute and these two single people suddenly find themselves falling for each other. From there, the series chronicles their relationship timeline "from A to Z", as narrated by Katey Sagal.

Cast

Main

Recurring

  • Patrick Carlyle as Sage
  • Ben Falcone as Howard
  • Nancy Friedrich as Nancy

Reception

A to Z has received favorable reviews. Rotten Tomatoes gives the show a rating of 66% based on 47 reviews. The site's consensus states: "The leads are endearing, but A to Z's writing feels gimmicky and lacks a fresh perspective on the modern-day TV romance."[8] Metacritic gives the show a score of 66 out of 100, based on reviews from 24 critics, indicating "generally favorable" reviews.[9]

Episodes

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code
U.S. viewers
(millions)

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Ratings

No. Title Air date Rating/share
(18–49)
Viewers
(millions)
1 "A is for Acquaintances" October 2, 2014 (2014-10-02) 1.2/3[10] 4.79[10]
2 "B is for Big Glory" October 9, 2014 (2014-10-09) 1.0/3[11] 3.63[11]
3 "C is for Curiouser and Curiouser" October 16, 2014 (2014-10-16) 1.0/3[12] 3.37[12]
4 "D is for Debbie" October 23, 2014 (2014-10-23) 0.9/3[13] 3.13[13]
5 "E is for Ectoplasm" October 30, 2014 (2014-10-30) 0.7/2[14] 2.49[14]
6 "F is for Fight, Fight, Fight!" November 6, 2014 (2014-11-06) 0.8/2[15] 2.74[15]
7 "G is for Geronimo" November 13, 2014 (2014-11-13) 0.6/2[16] 2.35[16]
8 "H is for Hostile Takeover" November 20, 2014 (2014-11-20) 0.7/3[17] 2.44[17]
9 "I is for Ill Communication" December 11, 2014 (2014-12-11) 0.8/2[18] 2.49[18]
10 "J is for Jan Vaughan" January 1, 2015 (2015-01-01) 0.4/1[19] 1.34[19]
11 "K is for Keep Out" January 8, 2015 (2015-01-08) 0.6/2[20] 2.05[20]
12 "L is for Likeability" January 15, 2015 (2015-01-15) 0.5/2[21] 1.73[21]
13 "M is for Meant to Be" January 22, 2015 (2015-01-22) 0.6/2[22] 2.09[22]

References

  1. ^ The Futon Critic Staff (May 8, 2014). "Development Update: Thursday, May 8 - 'A to Z' Joins New Comedy Roster at NBC". The Futon Critic. Retrieved May 11, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Fresh Comedies, Captivating Dramas and Highly Popular Returning Series Highlight NBC's Well-Balanced and Dynamic 2014-15 Primetime Schedule". The Futon Critic. May 11, 2014. Retrieved May 11, 2014. 
  3. ^ "NBC Announces Fall Premiere Dates For New 2014-15 Season" (Press release). The Futon Critic. June 3, 2014. Retrieved September 7, 2014. 
  4. ^ Stanhope, Kate (October 31, 2014). "NBC Freshman Comedies Bad Judge and A to Z to End". TV Guide (New York: TVGuide.com). CBS Interactive. Retrieved November 1, 2014. 
  5. ^ Ge, Linda (10 July 2014). "Hong Chau Upped to Series Regular on NBC's A to Z (Exclusive)". The Wrap. Retrieved 14 August 2014. 
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  7. ^ "Parvesh Cheena". NBC. Archived from the original on 2014-11-24. Retrieved 2015-01-25. 
  8. ^ "A to Z: Season 1 (2014)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved December 13, 2014. 
  9. ^ "A to Z: Season 1". Metacritic. Retrieved October 5, 2014. 
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