Battery Park (TV series)

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Battery Park
Genre Comedy
Created by Gary David Goldberg
Chris Henchy
Starring Elizabeth Perkins
Justin Louis
Jacqueline Obradors
Jay Paulson
Bokeem Woodbine
Frank Grillo
Composer(s) Danny Pelfrey
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 7 (3 unaired)[1]
Executive producer(s) Gary David Goldberg
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) Ubu Productions
DreamWorks Television
Original network NBC
Original release March 23 – April 13, 2000

Battery Park is an American sitcom television series starring Elizabeth Perkins and Justin Louis. The series premiered Thursday March 23, 2000 at 9:30 p.m Eastern time on NBC.[2] The show was cancelled after four episodes.[3] The series was about a police department.[clarification needed][where?][4]



The series was loosely based on Sugar Hill, an ABC pilot which had aired a year earlier.[2][5]


Seven episodes are registered with the United States Copyright Office.[citation needed]

No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date Prod.
1 "Pilot" Andy Cadiff TBA March 23, 2000 (2000-03-23) 100
2 "How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria?" Lee Shallat-Chemel TBA March 30, 2000 (2000-03-30) 101
3 "Fast Times at Union High" Lee Shallat-Chemel TBA April 6, 2000 (2000-04-06) 102
4 "You Give Law a Bad Name" Arlene Sanford TBA April 13, 2000 (2000-04-13) 103
5 "Rabbit Punch" Arlene Sanford TBA Unaired 104
6 "Black Monday" Arlene Sanford TBA Unaired 105
7 "Walter's Rib" Arlene Sanford TBA Unaired 106


Henry Winkler had received an Emmy nomination for 'Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy' for his appearance in the episode Walter's Rib, but after a newspaper reporter pointed out that the episode had been postponed to June from an earlier scheduled airdate and therefore missed the Emmy's May 31 deadline, the nomination was withdrawn.[6]


  1. ^ Schneider, Michael (April 17, 2000). "NBC yanks 'Battery Park'". Variety. Retrieved 2009-07-09. 
  2. ^ a b Baldwin, Kristen (February 14, 2000). "What to watch when Sweeps is over". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2009-07-09. 
  3. ^ Lowry, Brian (April 17, 2000). "NBC Cancels 'Battery Park' and Adds 'Frasier' Reruns". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2009-07-09. 
  4. ^
  5. ^ Schneider, Michael (November 12, 1999). "NBC charges Goldberg's 'Battery'". Variety. Retrieved 2009-07-09. 
  6. ^ TV Guide August 12-18, 2000. pg. 12. 

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