Hitz

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Hitz
Genre Situation comedy
Written by Jamie Wooten
Mark Cullen
Robb Cullen
Directed by Gary Brown
Starring Andrew Dice Clay
Rick Gomez
Claude Brooks
Rosa Blasi
Kristin Dattilo
Spencer Garrett
Country of origin USA
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 10
Production
Running time 22 minutes
Production company(s) MTV Productions
Paramount Television
Distributor CBS Television Distribution
Broadcast
Original channel UPN
Original run August 26, 1997 (1997-08-26) – November 11, 1997 (1997-11-11)

Hitz is an American comedy television series that premiered August 26, 1997 on UPN.[1] The series follows two record industry executives (Rick Gomez and Claude Brooks) and their boss (Andrew Dice Clay) at Hitower Records in Los Angeles.

Cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

  1. Pilot (August 26, 1997)
  2. It Ain't Over Till... (September 2, 1997)
  3. The Godfather: Not the Movie (September 9, 1997)
  4. My Favorite Geer (September 16, 1997)
  5. I Can't Get No Satisfaction (September 23, 1997)
  6. Comedy Jam (September 30, 1997)
  7. Guys and Dolls (October 14, 1997)
  8. You Can Almost Go Home Again (October 28, 1997)
  9. You Probably Think This Song Is About You (November 4, 1997)
  10. Give the Drummer Some (November 11, 1997)

Production[edit]

Although UPN had initially ordered 13 episodes, by October the network had ordered nine more episodes for a total of 22.[2] However, by December the series was canceled before production on the last six episodes was complete.[3]

Reception[edit]

Caryn James of The New York Times called the series "relentlessly unfunny".[1] Ken Tucker of Entertainment Weekly rated the series as one of the worst of the year.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b James, Caryn (August 25, 1997). "Television in Review". The New York Times. pp. C14. Retrieved 2009-10-16. 
  2. ^ Snow, Shauna (October 11, 1997). "Morning Report". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2009-10-16. 
  3. ^ Hontz, Jenny (December 15, 1997). "'Danza,' 'Hitz' get the ax". Variety. Retrieved 2009-10-16. 
  4. ^ Tucker, Ken (December 26, 1997). "Best & Worst / Television". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2009-10-16. 

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