Good Trouble (TV series)

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Good Trouble
Good Trouble (TV series) Title Card.jpg
Genre
Created by
Starring
Opening themeBel Ami by Kim Bingham
Composer(s)Michael Brook
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes6 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
CinematographyMarco Fargnoli
Editor(s)
  • Myron Kerstein
  • Adam K. Tiller
  • Debra Weinstein
  • Sharon Silverman
Running time42–50 minutes
Production company(s)
DistributorDisney–ABC Domestic Television
Release
Original networkFreeform
Original releaseJanuary 8, 2019 (2019-01-08) –
present (present)
Chronology
Related showsThe Fosters
External links
Official website

Good Trouble is an American drama television series. It is a spin-off of the Freeform show The Fosters. Good Trouble begins with a thirteen-episode first season and follows Callie Adams Foster (Maia Mitchell) and Mariana Adams Foster (Cierra Ramirez), conceptually a few years after the earlier series, "as they embark on the next phase of their young adult lives working in Los Angeles."[1] In February 2019, Freeform renewed the series for a second season.[2]

Cast[edit]

Main[edit]

  • Maia Mitchell as Callie Adams Foster[3][4], a recent graduate of UCSD Law School and law clerk for Judge Wilson
  • Cierra Ramirez as Mariana Adams Foster[3][4], a software engineer who recently graduated from MIT
  • Zuri Adele as Malika[3][4]
  • Sherry Cola as Alice Kwan[3][4], the manager of the Palace apartment building
  • Tommy Martinez as Gael Martinez[3][4][5], a graphic designer
  • Roger Bart as Judge Wilson[3][4]

Recurring[edit]

  • Emma Hunton as Davia[6][7][3]
  • Ken Kirby as Benjamin[6][7][3]
  • Molly McCook as Rebecca[8]
  • Josh Pence as Dennis[8]
  • Dhruv Uday Singh as Raj Patil
  • Dustin Ingram as Alex Wood
  • Max Cutler as Sam Higgins
  • Michael Galante as Bryan
  • Anastasia Leddick as Kelly
  • Heather Mazur as Angela Miller
  • Kara Wang as Sumi

Special guests[edit]

Episodes[edit]

No.Title [14]Directed byWritten byOriginal air date [14]U.S. viewers
(millions)
1"DTLA"Jon M. ChuJoanna Johnson, Peter Paige & Bradley BredewegDecember 31, 2018 (2018-12-31)[15] (online)
January 8, 2019 (2019-01-08) (Freeform)
0.41[16]
2"The Coterie"Peter PaigeJoanna JohnsonJanuary 15, 2019 (2019-01-15)0.33[17]
3"Allies"Laura Nisbet PetersKris Q. RehlJanuary 22, 2019 (2019-01-22)0.33[18]
4"Playing the Game"Michael MedicoCristian MartinezJanuary 29, 2019 (2019-01-29)0.31[19]
5"Parental Guidance Suggested"Bradley BredewegJoanna JohnsonFebruary 5, 2019 (2019-02-05)0.36[20]
6"Imposter"Geoff HaleyMegan Lynn & Wade SolomonFebruary 12, 2019 (2019-02-12)0.35[21]
7"Swipe Right"TBATBAFebruary 19, 2019 (2019-02-19)TBD
8"Byte Club"TBATBAFebruary 26, 2019 (2019-02-26)TBD

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

After announcing the ending of The Fosters, Freeform ordered a spin-off series of the show, starring Callie Adams Foster and Mariana Adams Foster living in Los Angeles five years after the series finale of the parent show. It was given a 13-episode order.[22]

On December 10, 2018, it was reported that the California Film Commission had approved $6.6 million of tax credits for a potential second season should Freeform decide to renew the series.[23] On February 5, 2019, the series was renewed for a second season.[2]

Casting[edit]

On June 11, 2018, Tommy Martinez, Zuri Adele, Sherry Cola, and Roger Bart were cast in regular roles as Gael, Malika, Alice, Judge Wilson respectively.[4] Additionally, Emma Hunton and Ken Kirby were cast in recurring roles as Davia and Benjamin.[4]

Filming[edit]

Principal production on season 1 commenced on June 11, 2018.[6][7]

Reception[edit]

Critical reception[edit]

On the review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes, the series holds an approval rating of 100% with an average rating of 8.93/10, based on 10 reviews. The website's critical consensus reads, "Good Trouble is a spinoff that leaves the nest and takes graceful flight, bringing a deft comedic touch to the trials and tribulations facing Generation Z."[24] Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned the series a score of 83 out of 100 based on 4 critics.[25]

Ratings[edit]

No. Title Air date Rating
(18–49)
Viewers
(millions)
DVR
(18–49)
DVR viewers
(millions)
Total
(18–49)
Total viewers
(millions)
1 "DTLA" January 8, 2019 0.2 0.41[16] 0.1 0.24 0.3 0.65[26]
2 "The Coterie" January 15, 2019 0.2 0.33[17] 0.1 0.19 0.3 0.52[27]
3 "Allies" January 22, 2019 0.1 0.33[18] 0.2 0.29 0.3 0.62[28]
4 "Playing The Game" January 29, 2019 0.1 0.31[19] 0.2 0.32 0.3 0.63[29]
5 "Parental Guidance Suggested" February 5, 2019 0.2 0.36[20] TBD TBD TBD TBD
6 "Imposter" February 12, 2019 0.1 0.35[21] TBD TBD TBD TBD

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b Gelman, Vlada (February 5, 2019). "Good Trouble Renewed for Season 2". TVLine. Retrieved February 5, 2019.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h Nemetz, Dave (June 11, 2018). "The Fosters Spinoff Good Trouble Adds Riverdale Alum, Five More to Cast". TV Line. Retrieved June 11, 2018.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h Pedersen, Erik (June 11, 2018). "'Good Trouble': Freeform's 'The Fosters' Spinoff Fills Out Cast". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 13, 2018.
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  9. ^ a b Andreeva, Nellie (July 20, 2018). "'Good Trouble': 'The Fosters' Stars Teri Polo and Sherri Saum To Reprise Roles On Spinoff Series". Deadline. Retrieved August 20, 2018.
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  23. ^ Nellie Andreeva & Dominic Patten (December 10, 2018). "'The Orville' & 'Good Trouble' Eye Renewals After Landing Tax Incentives For Future Seasons". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved December 10, 2018.
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