Battery Park (TV series)

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Battery Park
Genre Comedy
Created by Gary David Goldberg
Chris Henchy
Starring Elizabeth Perkins
Justin Louis
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 7 [1]
Executive producer(s) Gary David Goldberg
Producer(s) DreamWorks Television
Ubu Productions
Running time 22 minutes
Original network NBC
Original release March 23, 2000 – April 13, 2000

Battery Park is an American comedy 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.

No. Title Directed by Original air date Production
1 "Pilot" Andy Cadiff March 23, 2000 (2000-03-23) 100
2 "How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria?" Lee Shallat-Chemel March 23, 2000 101
3 "Fast Times at Union High" Lee Shallat-Chemel March 30, 2000 102
4 "You Give Law a Bad Name" Arlene Sanford March 30, 2000 103
5 "Rabbit Punch" Arlene Sanford April 6, 2000 104
6 "Black Monday" Arlene Sanford April 6, 2000 105
7 "Walter's Rib" Arlene Sanford April 13, 2000 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to June from an earlier scheduled airdate and therefore missed the Emmy's May 31st deadline, the nomination was withdrawn.[6]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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