100 Questions

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100 Questions
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Intertitle
Also known as 100 Questions for Charlotte Payne
Genre Situation comedy
Created by Christopher Moynihan
Directed by Alex Hardcastle
Starring Sophie Winkleman
David Walton
Christopher Moynihan
Collette Wolfe
Smith Cho
Michael Benjamin Washington
Theme music composer Transcenders
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 6 (List of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) Christopher Moynihan
Michelle Nader
Kelly Kulchak
Ron West
Producer(s) Franco Bario
Location(s) New York City
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 22 minutes
Production company(s) Bicycle Path Productions
TagLine Television
Universal Media Studios
Distributor NBCUniversal Television Distribution
Broadcast
Original channel NBC
Original run May 27 – July 1, 2010 (2010-07-01)
Chronology
Followed by Man Up!

100 Questions (originally known as 100 Questions for Charlotte Payne[1]) is an American situation comedy series which premiered on NBC on May 27, 2010.[2][3] In May 2009 the network announced that the show would debut midseason in March 2010 on Tuesday nights at 9:30 pm, after NBC's coverage of the 2010 Winter Olympics was completed.[4] However the show was later pushed back to debut on May 27, 2010, with the episode order reduced from thirteen to six.[5][6] 100 Questions was produced by Universal Media Studios, with executive producers Christopher Moynihan, Kelly Kulchak, Ron West, and Michelle Nader.[2][3]

The cancellation of 100 Questions was announced on July 8, 2010.[7]

Plot[edit]

100 Questions is about "a young woman navigating life with friends in New York."[1] Charlotte Payne (played by British actress Sophie Winkleman) begins each episode being asked a question at a dating service, which then "segues into that episode's storyline."[1]

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

The initial pilot episode was directed by Emmy Award-winning director James Burrows[2][3] and produced by Maggie Blanc. It featured Elizabeth Ho as Leslie, Joy Suprano as Jill, and Amir Talai as Andrew. Alex Hardcastle subsequently stepped in as director for the series, reshooting the pilot with recasts Cho, Wolfe, and Washington as Leslie, Jill, and Andrew.[7][8][9]

Episodes[edit]

No. Title Directed by Written by US viewers
(millions)
Original air date
1 "What Brought You Here?" Alex Hardcastle Christopher Moynihan 2.52[10] May 27, 2010 (2010-05-27)
Charlotte turns down her boyfriend's proposal; Mike and Wayne compete to see who has the best pick-up line; Leslie dates an albino.
2 "Are You Open Minded?" Alex Hardcastle Danielle Sanchez-Witzel 2.23[11] June 3, 2010 (2010-06-03)
Mike's new girlfriend hits on Charlotte and Leslie becomes obsessed with a pair of boots.
3 "Are You Romantic?" Alex Hardcastle Christopher Moynihan 2.29[12] June 10, 2010 (2010-06-10)
Charlotte realises the man of her dreams is more like the man of her nightmares.
4 "Have You Ever Dated a Bad Boy?" Alex Hardcastle Hunter Covington 2.05[13] June 17, 2010 (2010-06-17)
Charlotte relates the story of Luke, her biker boyfriend; Mike takes one for the team.
5 "Wayne?" Alex Hardcastle Liz Astrof & Al Higgins 1.83[14] June 24, 2010 (2010-06-24)
Charlotte tells the story of how she first met Wayne. Leslie finds out that her ex, Jeffrey, is getting married.
6 "Have You Ever Had a One-Night Stand?" Alex Hardcastle Michelle Nader 1.89[15] July 1, 2010 (2010-07-01)
Charlotte and Wayne compete to see who can have a one-night stand first.

Ratings[edit]

Seasonal[edit]

Cast of original 2009 pilot.
Season Timeslot (ET) Season Premiere Season Finale TV Season Rank Viewers
(in millions)
1 Thursday 8:30pm May 27, 2010 July 1, 2010 2010 TBA 2.135

Episodic[edit]

Order Episode Airdate Rating Share Rating/Share
(18-49)
Viewers
(millions)
Rank
(Timeslot)
Rank
(Night)
1 "What Brought You Here?" May 27, 2010 1.7[16] 3[16] 0.8/3 2.52[10] 4 14[16]
2 "Are You Open Minded?" June 3, 2010 1.5[17] 3[17] 0.9/3 2.23[11] 4 14[17]
3 "Are You Romantic?" June 10, 2010 1.6[18] 3[18] 0.8/3[12] 2.29[12] 4 12[18]
4 "Have You Ever Dated a Bad Boy?" June 17, 2010 1.4[19] 3[19] 0.7/2 2.05[13] 4[13] 11[19]
5 "Wayne?" June 24, 2010 1.3 2 0.6/2 1.83[14] 5 12
6 "Have You Ever Had a One Night Stand?" July 1, 2010 1.2[20] 2[20] 0.7/3 1.89[15] 4 14[20]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Schneider, Michael (November 16, 2008). "Moynihan sets pair of NBC projects". Variety.com. Retrieved May 4, 2009. 
  2. ^ a b c Schneider, Michael (May 4, 2009). "NBC unveils primetime plans". Variety.com. Archived from the original on 7 May 2009. Retrieved May 4, 2009. 
  3. ^ a b c "NBC Announces Ambitious New Lineup of Programming". NBC.com. May 4, 2009. Archived from the original on 7 May 2009. Retrieved May 4, 2009. 
  4. ^ "NBC Announces 2009-2010 Primetime Schedule". NBC.com. May 19, 2009. Archived from the original on 22 May 2009. Retrieved May 19, 2009. 
  5. ^ http://www.thewrap.com/ind-column/nbc-sets-summer-sked-talent-and-comic-14941
  6. ^ Hibberd, James (October 13, 2010). "NBC sets 'Questions,' 'Unknown' premieres". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on 7 March 2010. Retrieved 5 March 2010. 
  7. ^ a b "100 Questions canceled; no season two". TVSeriesFinale.com. July 8, 2010. Archived from the original on 10 July 2010. Retrieved July 11, 2010. 
  8. ^ "Two join ABC, NBC midseason series". The Hollywood Reporter. Vnuemedia.com. August 31, 2009. Retrieved December 2, 2009. 
  9. ^ "100 Questions recasts two regulars". The Hollywood Reporter. Vnuemedia.com. September 16, 2009. Retrieved December 2, 2009. 
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