Satisfaction (2014 TV series)

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Satisfaction
Genre Drama
Created by Sean Jablonski
Starring
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 10
Production
Executive producer(s) Russ Krasnoff
Running time 43 minutes
Production company(s)
Broadcast
Original channel USA Network
Original run July 17, 2014 (2014-07-17)  – present
External links
Official website

Satisfaction is an original drama series that premiered on USA Network on July 17, 2014, at 10 p.m.[1] It was renewed for a second season, which will once again consist of 10 episodes.[2]

Premise[edit]

Money manager Neil Truman (Matt Passmore) and his wife Grace (Stephanie Szostak) confront their relationship and life issues when Neil finds his wife having intercourse with a male escort.[3] Neil then decides to become an escort himself, unbeknownst to his wife. Neil's experiences encourage him to then try to rekindle his marriage.

Cast[edit]

Recurring

Episodes[edit]


No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date Prod.
code
Viewers
(millions)
1 "Pilot" Kevin Bray Sean Jablonski July 17, 2014 (2014-07-17) 1.70[4]
Neil Truman was happy with his life and marriage. He however hated his job so on the day he freaked out on a plane, he tried to quit. He went to find his wife Grace at her open house and instead found her having sex with Simon. He later learned that she paid him for sex since she was under appreciated.
2 "...Through Admission" Michael Smith Sean Jablonski July 24, 2014 (2014-07-24) 1.59[5]
Adriana encourages Neil to continue his secret life while Grace tries to reestablish a career.
3 "...Through Competition" J. Miller Tobin Jessica Queller July 31, 2014 (2014-07-31) 1.46[6]
Neil makes a deal with Simon while Grace asks for Stephanie's help to reconnect with her artistic side.
4 "...Through Self-Discovery" Jennifer Getzinger Tracy McMillan August 7, 2014 (2014-08-07) 1.40[7]
Neil works on improving his public image while Grace makes an impulsive decision due to pressures at work.
5 "...Through Partnership" Michael Listo Marjorie David August 14, 2014 (2014-08-14) 1.33[8]
Neil learns surprising information after a security breach; Grace's design work gets exposure.
6 "...Through Exposure" Stephen Gyllenhaal Peter MacManus August 21, 2014 (2014-08-21) 1.34[9]
Neil considers an unusual proposition while Adriana learns more about his home life.
7 "...Through Terms and Conditions" Kevin Bray Shukree Tilghman August 28, 2014 (2014-08-28) 1.25[9]
Neil struggles to meet a deadline at work while Grace and Anika visit a college.
8 "...Through Security" Jann Turner Jessica Queller & Shukree Hassan Tilghman September 4, 2014 (2014-09-04) 1.11[9]
Neil contemplates what to do after receiving a warning; Grace learns startling information.
9 "...Through Revelation" John Scott Sean Jablonski September 11, 2014 (2014-09-11) 1.50[9]
10 "...Through Resolution"[10] Michael Smith Sean Jablonski & Peter MacManus September 18, 2014 (2014-09-18) 1.34[9]

Production[edit]

The series was created by Sean Jablonski, who has been serving as an executive producer alongside Russ Krasnoff. It has been filming in Atlanta.[11]

Reception[edit]

Satisfaction has received mostly positive reviews from the critics, attaining a 82% rating on Rotten Tomatoes,[12] while scoring 62 out of 100 "generally positive" on Metacritic based on 19 reviews.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (April 23, 2014). "USA Network Set Summer Premiere Dates". Deadline.com. 
  2. ^ http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/10/02/usa-network-renews-satisfaction-cancels-rush/
  3. ^ Ng, Philiana (April 23, 2014). "USA Debuts First Trailer for Matt Passmore's 'Satisfaction,' Set Summer Premieres". The Hollywood Reporter. 
  4. ^ "Thursday Cable Ratings: 'Pawn Stars' Tops Night + 'Loiter Squad', 'Married', 'Pawnography' & More". TV by the Numbers. July 18, 2014. Retrieved July 28, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Thursday Cable Ratings: 'Pawn Stars' Tops Night + 'Pawnography', 'Loiter Squad', 'The Daily Show' & More". TV by the Numbers. July 25, 2014. Retrieved July 28, 2014. 
  6. ^ http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/2014/08/01/thursday-cable-ratingspawn-stars-wins-night-pawnography-loiter-squad-beyond-scared-straight-dominion-more/289166/
  7. ^ Bibel, Sara (August 8, 2014). "Thursday Cable Ratings: 'Black Jesus' Wins Night, 'Pawn Stars', 'Project Runway', 'Dominion', 'Defiance' & More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved August 9, 2014. 
  8. ^ Bibel, Sara (August 21, 2014). "Thursday Cable Ratings: 'Black Jesus' Wins Night, 'Project Runway', Little League World Series, 'Defiance', 'Rush' & More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved August 22, 2014. 
  9. ^ a b c d e "Satisfaction: Season One Ratings". TV Series Finale. October 2, 2014. Retrieved October 7, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Satisfaction - Episode Guide - Zap2it". Zap2it. Retrieved September 2, 2014. 
  11. ^ Kissell, Rick (April 23, 2014). "USA Network Sets Summer Premiere Dates for 'Rush,' 'Satisfaction' and Returnees". Variety. Retrieved 2014-04-23. 
  12. ^ "Satisfaction Season 1". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 19 September 2014. 
  13. ^ "Satisfaction: Season 1". Metacritic. Retrieved 19 September 2014. 

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