Fly Girls (TV series)

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Fly Girls
Fly Girls (TV series).png
intertitle of Fly Girls
GenreReality
Created byBradley Bredeweg
Peter Paige
Jeff Collins
Starringsee Starring
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes8
Production
Running time20–22 minutes
Production company(s)Collins Avenue Productions
Release
Original networkThe CW
Original releaseMarch 24 (2010-03-24) –
May 5, 2010 (2010-05-05)

Fly Girls is an American reality television series that follows the personal lives of five flight attendants working for Virgin America.[1][2][3]

The first and only season of Fly Girls consisted of 8 episodes. It premiered on March 24, 2010 and finished May 5, 2010.[4]

Overview[edit]

Background[edit]

The show was picked up by The CW on September 23, 2009 for eight half-hour episodes. The show followed the cast as they fly to a range of locations including Las Vegas, South Beach and New York City while also focusing on their home life, at their "crash-pad" in Los Angeles. The show is produced by Collins Avenue Productions, with executive producers Jeff Collins and Colin Nash along with co-executive producers Bradley Bredeweg and Peter Paige.[5]

Starring[edit]

  • Louise Nguyen
  • Farrah Williams - Flight Attendant for Virgin America since its inaugural flight.
  • Tasha Dunnigan
  • Mandalay Roberts
  • Nikole Rubyn
  • Rachel Moore- Australian Flight Attendant (seen on 'The Bachelor Australia' in 2015)

Cancellation[edit]

On May 20, 2010 The CW canceled the series of Fly Girls after one season.[6]

Episodes[edit]

No.TitleOriginal air dateU.S. viewers
(millions)
1"Prepare for Take-Off"March 24, 2010 (2010-03-24)1.162[7]
Five flight attendants for Virgin America reveal what is behind the curtain of the lives and their profession. An IFB ("in-flight boyfriend") invites Louise and Mandy to a party. Tasha and Farrah get ready to welcome their new roommate, Nikole.
2"Turbulent Relationships"March 31, 2010 (2010-03-31)1.120[8]
Mandy and Louise fly to New York to visit a rocker who Mandy hopes will become more than a friend. Nikole and Tasha work a Virgin American charity event and attempt to overcome their differences. Farrah contemplates a career move from flight attendant to a corporate position.
3"Rocking the Boat"April 7, 2010 (2010-04-07)1.022[9]
Tasha spends the weekend with her son while the rest of girls attend a yacht party accompanied by Louise's sister and Nikole's boyfriend.
4"Destination: Sin City"April 14, 2010 (2010-04-14)0.895[10]
The girls head to Las Vegas for Tasha's birthday where Nikole gets a little too close to the DJ.
5"Cabin Pressure"April 21, 2010 (2010-04-21)0.904[11]
Tasha has a disagreement with a passenger onboard a flight and accuses Farrah of reporting her.
6"High Expectations"April 28, 2010 (2010-04-28)0.919[12]
Louise is confronted by her family about her career and party lifestyle. Nikole tells Jon what happened in Las Vegas.
7"The Third Wheel"May 5, 2010 (2010-05-05)1.105[13]
In Miami, Louise takes a man Mandy liked. Meanwhile back in LA, Farrah receives disappointing news.
8"Unexpected Departures"May 5, 2010 (2010-05-05)0.859[13]
Louise chooses her boyfriend over her friendship with Mandy. Farrah decides to move out of the crash pad feeling it is the next step in her life and Nikole receives a shock proposal from Jon, in the air.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stuever, Hank (March 24, 2010). "CW's 'Fly Girls'". Washington Post. Retrieved November 15, 2018.
  2. ^ Gardner, Terry (May 2, 2010). "Previewing The CW's Fly Girls at 35,000 Feet". Huffington Post. Retrieved November 15, 2018.
  3. ^ Hale, Mike (March 23, 2010). "Women Aloft, Checking Out the Passengers". NY Times. Retrieved November 15, 2018.
  4. ^ "Fly Girls on CW". Futon Critic. Retrieved November 15, 2018.
  5. ^ Schneider, Michael (September 23, 2009). "CW high on 'Fly Girls'". Variety. Retrieved November 15, 2018.
  6. ^ "Cancelled & Returning CW TV Shows from the 2009-10 Season". TVSeriesFinale. May 20, 2010. Retrieved November 15, 2018.
  7. ^ Seidman, Robert (March 25, 2010). "Broadcast Finals: The Middle, Modern Family, Idol, Survivor, ANTM Rise". tvbythenumbers.com. Retrieved May 11, 2010.
  8. ^ Seidman, Robert (April 1, 2010). ""The Middle," "Modern Family," and "American Idol" Rise In Wednesday Broadcast Finals". tvbythenumbers.com. Retrieved May 11, 2010.
  9. ^ Seidman, Robert (April 8, 2010). "Wednesday Finals: "CSI: NY" Dips Further + "South Park," "In Plain Sight" and More". tvbythenumbers.com. Retrieved May 11, 2010.
  10. ^ Gorman, Bill (April 15, 2010). "Wednesday Broadcast Finals: The Middle, Modern Family, Cougar Town Adjusted Up; Ugly Betty Down". tvbythenumbers.com. Archived from the original on April 21, 2010. Retrieved May 11, 2010.
  11. ^ Gorman, Bill (April 22, 2010). "Wednesday Broadcast Finals: Idol, L&O: SVU Adjusted Up; Accidentally On Purpose Down". tvbythenumbers.com. Retrieved May 11, 2010.
  12. ^ Gorman, Bill (April 29, 2010). "Wednesday Broadcast Finals: Modern Family, American Idol, Top Model Adjusted Up; High Society Down". tvbythenumbers.com. Retrieved May 11, 2010.
  13. ^ a b Gorman, Bill (May 6, 2010). "Wednesday Finals: "American Idol," "The Middle," "Modern Family," "Cougar Town" and "CSI: NY" Adjusted Up". tvbythenumbers.com. Retrieved May 11, 2010.

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