Gravity (TV series)
|Also known as||Suicide for Dummies
Failure to Fly
|Created by||Jill Franklyn
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||10|
|Executive producer(s)||Jill Franklyn
|Location(s)||New York City, New York|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Kill That B**ch Productions|
|Picture format||1080i (HDTV)|
|Original run||April 23, 2010– June 25, 2010|
Gravity is an American comedy-drama television series created by Jill Franklyn and Eric Schaeffer. It premiered on April 23, 2010 on Starz in the United States. On June 30, 2010, Starz reported that Gravity had been canceled.
The series "follows the sometimes comic, sometimes tragic exploits of a group from an eccentric out-patient program of suicide survivors". Production of the show began in New York City in October 2009.
Franklyn created the show during the 2007–2008 Writers Guild of America strike. She is known for her Emmy-nominated "Yada Yada" episode of Seinfeld. In 2008 she brought in Eric Schaeffer and they collaborated in selling the show to the Starz Network. The show's working titles were Suicide for Dummies and Failure to Fly.
- Krysten Ritter as Lily Champagne
- Ivan Sergei as Robert Collingsworth
- Eric Schaeffer as Detective Christian Miller
- Rachel Hunter as Shawna Rollins
- Robyn Cohen as Carla
- James Martinez as Jorge Sanchez
- Seth Numrich as Adam Rosenblum
- Ving Rhames as Dogg McFee
|No.||Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date|
|1||"Suicide Dummies"||Eric Schaeffer||Eric Schaeffer & Jill Franklyn||April 23, 2010|
|2||"Namaste MF"||Eric Schaeffer||Jill Franklyn & Eric Schaeffer||April 30, 2010|
|3||"One Cold Swim Away"||Eric Schaeffer||Eric Schaeffer & Jill Franklyn||May 7, 2010|
|4||"Old People Creep Me Out"||Eric Schaeffer||Jill Franklyn & Eric Schaeffer||May 14, 2010|
|5||"Love At First Suicide"||Eric Schaeffer||Jill Franklyn & Eric Schaeffer||May 21, 2010|
|6||"Dogg Day Afternoon"||Eric Schaeffer||Dan Pasternack||May 28, 2010|
|7||"Let It Mellow"||Eric Schaeffer||Jill Franklyn & Eric Schaeffer||June 4, 2010|
|8||"Damn Skippy"||Eric Schaeffer||Eric Schaeffer & Jill Franklyn||June 11, 2010|
|9||"Calemnity"||Eric Schaeffer||Jill Franklyn & Eric Schaeffer||June 18, 2010|
|10||"Are We All Just Dead?"||Eric Schaeffer||Eric Schaeffer & Jill Franklyn||June 25, 2010|
- Andreeva, Nellie (October 14, 2009). "New series 'Gravity' pulls in four actors". Reuters. Retrieved December 8, 2009.
- Andreeva, Nellie (June 30, 2010). "Starz To End Both 'Party Down' & 'Gravity'". Deadline.com. Retrieved July 1, 2010.
- "Krysten Ritter, Ivan Sergei, Ving Rhames and Rachel Hunter Join Cast of Starz New Original Dramedy Series, 'Gravity' Set To Debut In Early Spring 2010, Only on Starz" (Press release). October 14, 2009. Retrieved April 23, 2009.
- Frazier Moore (April 21, 2010). "A dramedy about suicide and people who fail at it". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved April 23, 2010.[dead link]
- "Starz Orders Ten Episodes Of Failure To Fly". The TV Remote. July 29, 2009. Retrieved May 31, 2010.
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