Dietland (TV series)

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Dietland
GenreDark comedy[1]
Created byMarti Noxon
Based onDietland
by Sarai Walker
Starring
Composer(s)Fil Eisler
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes10 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
Production company(s)
DistributorAMC Networks
Release
Original networkAMC
Original releaseJune 4 (2018-06-04) –
July 30, 2018 (2018-07-30)
External links
Website

Dietland is an American dark comedy drama television series[1] created by Marti Noxon, based on the novel of the same name by Sarai Walker. The straight-to-series 10-episode first season premiered on AMC[2] with back to back episodes on June 4, 2018.[3]

On September 20, 2018, AMC announced that the series had been cancelled.[4]

Cast and characters[edit]

Main[edit]

Recurring[edit]

Episodes[edit]

No.TitleDirected byTeleplay byOriginal air dateU.S. viewers
(millions)
1"Pilot"Marti NoxonMarti NoxonJune 4, 2018 (2018-06-04)0.668[6]
2"Tender Belly"Marti NoxonMarti NoxonJune 4, 2018 (2018-06-04)0.668[6]
3"Y Not"Michael TrimJacqueline HoytJune 11, 2018 (2018-06-11)0.490[7]
4"F... This"Michael TrimNancy Fichman & Jennifer Hoppe-HouseJune 18, 2018 (2018-06-18)0.449[8]
5"Plum Tuckered"Amy York RubinMatt ShireJune 25, 2018 (2018-06-25)0.409[9]
6"Belly of the Beast"Amy York RubinJanine NabersJuly 2, 2018 (2018-07-02)0.403[10]
7"Monster High"Helen ShaverMarshall HeymanJuly 9, 2018 (2018-07-09)0.342[11]
8"Rad Fatties"Helen ShaverNancy Fichman & Jennifer Hoppe-HouseJuly 16, 2018 (2018-07-16)0.314[12]
9"Woman Down"Liesl TommyJacqueline Hoyt & Marti NoxonJuly 23, 2018 (2018-07-23)0.285[13]
10"Bedwomb"Marti NoxonMarti NoxonJuly 30, 2018 (2018-07-30)0.300[14]

Reception[edit]

Critical response[edit]

On the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the series has an approval rating of 83% based on 52 reviews, with an average rating of 6.8/10. The website's critical consensus reads, "The well-acted Dietland delivers timely and engaging social commentary with enough humor and scathing wit to make up for an occasionally scattered narrative approach."[15] Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned a score of 66 out of 100 based on 22 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[16]

Ratings[edit]

No. Title Air date Rating
(18–49)
Viewers
(millions)
DVR viewers
(millions)
Total viewers
(millions)
1 "Pilot" June 4, 2018 0.16 0.668[6] 0.253 0.921[17]
2 "Tender Belly" June 4, 2018 0.16 0.668[6] 0.253 0.921[17]
3 "Y Not" June 11, 2018 0.11 0.490[7] 0.274 0.764[18]
4 "F... This" June 18, 2018 0.11 0.449[8] 0.314 0.763[19]
5 "Plum Tuckered" June 25, 2018 0.10 0.409[9] 0.246 0.655[20]
6 "Belly of the Beast" July 2, 2018 0.09 0.403[10] 0.300 0.703[21]
7 "Monster High" July 9, 2018 0.09 0.342[11] 0.263 0.605[22]
8 "Rad Fatties" July 16, 2018 0.08 0.314[12] 0.284 0.598[23]
9 "Woman Down" July 23, 2018 0.06 0.285[13] 0.217 0.503[24]
10 "Bedwomb" July 30, 2018 0.08 0.300[14] 0.237 0.537[25]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Andreeva, Nellie (August 16, 2017). "'Dietland': Joy Nash Cast As the Lead In AMC's Drama Series From Marti Noxon". Deadline Hollywood.
  2. ^ a b Goldberg, Lesley (November 7, 2017). "Julianna Margulies to Star in AMC's 'Dietland'". The Hollywood Reporter.
  3. ^ Pederson, Erik (March 8, 2018). "'Dietland': AMC Sets Premiere Date For Timely Revenge-Fantasy Series Starring Joy Nash & Julianna Margulies". Deadline. Retrieved May 24, 2018.
  4. ^ Iannucci, Rebecca (September 20, 2018). "Dietland Cancelled at AMC". TVLine. Retrieved September 20, 2018.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "Dietland Listings". The Futon Critic. Retrieved May 24, 2018.
  6. ^ a b c d Metcalf, Mitch (June 5, 2018). "Updated: ShowBuzzDaily's Top 150 Monday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 6.4.2018". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved June 5, 2018.
  7. ^ a b Metcalf, Mitch (June 12, 2018). "Updated: ShowBuzzDaily's Top 150 Monday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 6.11.2018". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved June 12, 2018.
  8. ^ a b Metcalf, Mitch (June 19, 2018). "Updated: ShowBuzzDaily's Top 150 Monday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 6.18.2018". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved June 19, 2018.
  9. ^ a b Metcalf, Mitch (June 26, 2018). "Updated: ShowBuzzDaily's Top 150 Monday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 6.25.2018". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved June 26, 2018.
  10. ^ a b Metcalf, Mitch (July 3, 2018). "Updated: ShowBuzzDaily's Top 150 Monday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 7.2.2018". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved July 3, 2018.
  11. ^ a b Metcalf, Mitch (July 10, 2018). "Updated: ShowBuzzDaily's Top 150 Monday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 7.9.2018". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved July 10, 2018.
  12. ^ a b Metcalf, Mitch (July 17, 2018). "Updated: ShowBuzzDaily's Top 150 Monday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 7.16.2018". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved July 17, 2018.
  13. ^ a b Metcalf, Mitch (July 24, 2018). "Updated: ShowBuzzDaily's Top 150 Monday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 7.23.2018". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved July 24, 2018.
  14. ^ a b Metcalf, Mitch (July 31, 2018). "Updated: ShowBuzzDaily's Top 150 Monday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 7.30.2018". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved July 31, 2018.
  15. ^ "Dietland: Season 1 (2018)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved January 5, 2019.
  16. ^ "Dietland: Season 1 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved September 20, 2018.
  17. ^ a b Pucci, Douglas (June 15, 2018). "Live+3 Weekly Ratings: 'Code Black' on CBS Gains the Most in Total Viewers". Programming Insider. Retrieved June 15, 2018.
  18. ^ Pucci, Douglas (June 22, 2018). "Live+3 Weekly Ratings: 'Code Black' Staves Off 'Shades of Blue' Season Premiere to Remain the Leader in Scripted Fare in Total Viewer Gains". Programming Insider. Retrieved June 22, 2018.
  19. ^ Pucci, Douglas (June 29, 2018). "Live+3 Weekly Ratings: 'Yellowstone' Earns Best Ad-Supported Cable Drama Series Premiere in 2 Years; 'Code Black' the Top Scripted Fare Gainer in Viewers for Fourth Straight Week". Programming Insider. Retrieved June 29, 2018.
  20. ^ Pucci, Douglas (July 6, 2018). "Live+3 Weekly Ratings: 'Code Black' Leads All Telecasts in Viewer Lifts; 'Big Brother 20' Debuts in Three of Top 4 Among Adults 18-49 Gains". Programming Insider. Retrieved July 6, 2018.
  21. ^ Pucci, Douglas (July 14, 2018). "Live+3 Weekly Ratings: 'Code Black' July 4th Episode Tops All in Viewer Lifts; 'Animal Kingdom' Leads Scripted Cable Fare in Raw Gains". Programming Insider. Retrieved July 14, 2018.
  22. ^ Pucci, Douglas (July 21, 2018). "Live+3 Weekly Ratings: 'Yellowstone' Tops in Raw Gains Among All Scripted Fare". Programming Insider. Retrieved July 21, 2018.
  23. ^ Pucci, Douglas (July 28, 2018). "Live+3 Weekly Ratings: 'Code Black' CBS Finale Tops All Scripted Telecasts in Viewer Gains". Programming Insider. Retrieved July 28, 2018.
  24. ^ Pucci, Douglas (August 3, 2018). "Live+3 Weekly Ratings: 'Yellowstone', 'Elementary' and 'Shades of Blue' Among the Top Scripted Gainers". Programming Insider. Retrieved August 3, 2018.
  25. ^ Pucci, Douglas (August 10, 2018). "Live+3 Weekly Ratings: 'The Sinner' Season Premiere More Than Doubles its Live+Same Day Figures in Overall Gains". Programming Insider. Retrieved August 10, 2018.

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